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 5 Back-to-School Sleep Tips for Kids

Some children can’t wait to return to school; others drag their feet every step of the way. No matter how your child feels, one thing is certain: They’ll get a better start to the new school year when you adjust their sleep schedule ahead of time.
Aug 8th, 2023

My Child Fainted: Should I Be Worried?

Watching your child faint can be terrifying, but armed with accurate information, you can face the situation calmly. Here’s what you need to know about what makes a child faint and when it’s cause for concern.
Jul 7th, 2023

How Much Screen Time for Kids Is Too Much?

You’re concerned about the amount of time your child spends on screens versus prosocial and physical activities needed for a healthy life. Read on for our tips to help you manage your child’s screen time.
Jun 1st, 2023

What Every Parent Should Know About Mono

Young children may get the virus but seldom come down with mono. Teens and young adults have the highest risk, with one out of four developing mono along with its classic fatigue and fever. Keep reading to learn what parents should know.
Mar 6th, 2023

7 Ways to Help Your Child Develop Healthy Eating Habits

What your child eats now sets the stage for their future health. But you’re not alone if convenience seems to outweigh nutrition. Discover how you can help your child develop healthy eating habits without turning your world upside down.
Feb 13th, 2023

6 Ways to Help Build Up Your Child’s Immune System

With summer firmly in the rearview mirror, most kids are back in their full-time daycare or school settings just in time for the germy cold and flu season. Here’s how you can boost your child’s immune system and keep them healthy.
Nov 1st, 2022

How to Prevent Constipation in Kids

If you’ve ever had a child with constipation, you know how pesky and uncomfortable it can be for them. The good news is that you can take steps to prevent constipation in kids. Here are some of our best tips.
Oct 4th, 2022

What Your Child Should Know About Concussions

You’ll want to see your child’s doctor as soon as possible after a concussion – if you know about it. Learn what your child should know about concussion symptoms and how to tell you about them.
Sep 1st, 2022

Will My Child Outgrow Allergies?

When your child has allergies, you need to be mindful of what’s in their environment and diligent about addressing symptoms. You may be wondering if it could be this way for the rest of their life.
Aug 1st, 2022

How to Know When Your Child is Ready for School

Entering kindergarten is a big moment for your child, and for you, too. But not every child is ready for school by the time they reach the age of five. Here’s how to tell if your child is prepared for the demands of kindergarten.
Jul 6th, 2022

7 Ways to Lower Your Baby’s Risk of SIDS

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a serious worry if you’re a new parent. But there are things you can do to reduce the risk. Here are seven steps you can take today.
Jun 2nd, 2022

What's Causing Your Child's Recurring Ear Infections?

Ear infections are common in children because of their developing anatomy. Though these infections occur frequently, there’s always a risk of complications. Knowing more about your child’s condition can help you assure they receive the right treatment.
May 1st, 2022

How to Help Your Ease Your Child’s Shot Anxiety

The mere mention of shots sends your child into an anxious, or even panicked, state, and you want to find a way to ease their fear so that they can get the health treatments they need. Here are some tips.
Feb 1st, 2022

7 Ways to Asthma-Proof Your Home in Winter

Following treatment guidelines carefully can effectively reduce or eliminate your child’s risk of experiencing long-term health consequences related to asthma. That includes ridding your home of the substances that cause asthma to worsen.
Jan 1st, 2022

3 Tips to Get Your Child to Take Medicine

When your child is sick, they sometimes need to take medicine and that can be a challenge! Here are three tips that have helped parents overcome the struggle of getting children to take medicine.
Dec 13th, 2021

Kids’ Tummies: 5 Things Every Parent Should Know

“Mommy! I have a tummy ache!” is the universal kidspeak for a range of maladies from the simple need for a hug to serious medical conditions. Keep reading to find out how to decipher the many types of stomach issues in kids.
Nov 8th, 2021

How to Tell if Your Child Is Too Sick for School

Is it okay to send your child to school if they have the sniffles? What about a low-grade fever? Keep reading to learn the proper questions to ask yourself to tell if your child is too sick for school.
Oct 27th, 2021

Preventing Your Child From Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Every parent desires to keep their child healthy. Well child visits help ensure your child is developing normally and in good health. If you’re concerned about your child’s health risks, a well child visit is a good place to start.
Jul 15th, 2021

What Makes Children More Susceptible to Ear Infections?

If your child suffers from recurring ear infections, you need to know about the most common causes. Read to learn more about the factors that could make your child more likely to develop ear infections, and what you can do.
Jun 15th, 2021

What Triggers Eczema?

As a parent, you know that just about anything can pose a threat to your child’s health. This is especially true if your child suffers from eczema. Here are the most common environmental and biological factors that trigger your child’s itchy skin.
Apr 1st, 2021

The Link Between Food Additives and Asthma

With their chronic cough, wheeze, and shortness of breath, you may be searching for what might be triggering your child’s asthma symptoms. Though there’s a link between certain food additives and asthma, it’s not a common trigger.
Mar 8th, 2021

Childhood Vaccinations and Why They Matter

Vaccines form a critical part of your child’s immune protection against communicable diseases. Read to learn more about safe childhood vaccinations, the best vaccine schedule to follow, and answers for your other vaccination questions.
Feb 8th, 2021

3 Tips for Remedying Chronic Constipation in Kids

Constipation in children can cause worry but usually isn’t health-threatening. Trying a few things at home is the best approach, followed by visiting your child’s pediatrician for comprehensive care.
Jan 17th, 2021

10 Tips to Help Prevent Winter Colds and Flu

With an active COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever before to be vigilant this cold and flu season. With a few helpful and practical tips, you can help to keep your family healthy against the threat of colds and the flu.
Dec 3rd, 2020

3 Things Many Parents Don’t Know about Childhood Asthma

Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions children experience. With proper management, your asthmatic child can breathe freely and experience a full, active childhood. Keep reading to learn three facts about asthma many parents don’t know.
Nov 4th, 2020

The Importance of Getting Your Child’s Flu Shot Early

With the COVID-19 pandemic still going strong, it’s more important than ever to make sure that every member of your family gets a seasonal flu shot this year. Here’s why it’s best to get vaccinated before flu season gets underway.
Sep 10th, 2020

Is Your Teen Getting Enough Sleep?

Is your teenager always sleepy? Do they seem to nap as soon as they come home, but stay up all night? Getting sufficient high-quality sleep is critical to your child’s mental and physical development. Find out how much sleep your teen needs.
Aug 13th, 2020

5 Tips for Soothing a Crying Newborn

If your newborn is keeping you up all night, then you know just how frustrating it can be to try to soothe and calm them. You can do a few things you can do to keep them calm. Read on for details.
Jul 24th, 2020