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How to Know if Your Child Needs a Speech Evaluation

Tags: ear infections, growing pains of parenting, Hearing loss, speech

Learn from our Cleveland Clinic Children’s expert why it’s best not to wait if you have a hunch your child could have a speech-language disorder.

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Gene in Children Linked to Higher Risk of Celiac Disease

Tags: autoimmune disorders, celiac, celiac disease, gene, genetic disorder, genetics

Researchers may be a step closer to helping doctors identify children born with a higher risk for Celiac disease, which ultimately could result in earlier treatment and fewer complications from the disorder.

Child doesn't like broccoli

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Teaching Kids Good Eating Habits

Tags: Be Well e-News, childhood nutrition, healthy eating, pediatrics, snacking

Learn why forbidding food backfires with kids. And why it’s OK to keep offering foods your youngster doesn’t want. Our expert shares five do's and don’ts for the family table — and explains why it’s never too early to start.

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Best Beverages for Your Kids to Drink in Hot Weather

Tags: calcium, dehydration, diet, drinks, summer safety, vitamin D

Whether your child is dripping with sweat from playing tag in the hot sun or from playing basketball in the gym, it's critical for moms and dads to make sure their youngsters drink enough fluids in the summertime.

Tofu Meatballs

Recipe: Tofu Italian ‘Meatballs’

Tags: calcium, healthy diet, Recipes, vegetarian

For a twist on the traditional, try this recipe the next time you crave Italian. You’ll eat fewer calories, less fat and less cholesterol. And as a bonus, the tofu is a good source of calcium.

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How to Treat 10 Common Playground Injuries (Infographic)

Tags: Concussions, eye injury, growing pains of parenting, head injury, infographic, knee injury, summer, summer safety

Discover what a Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatrician recommends you should do the next time your child gets hurt on the playground.

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Top Tips to Help You Have a Healthy, Fun Summer

Tags: allergies, bug bites, growing pains of parenting, summer, summer safety, sunscreen, travel, vacation

For many of us, summer is a great time of year. Here’s our handpicked collection of the top summertime advice from Cleveland Clinic experts that will help to make the best of the sultry months for you and your family.

Instead of relying on pre-packaged goodies like granola bars (many of which are sky high in sugar and fat) try these winning picks to keep your little ones running strong. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic.

Pack This! Healthier Snacks for Busy Kids (Infographic)

Tags: healthy diet, infographic, snacks

Don’t rely on processed, pre-packaged snacks to power your kids. Cleveland Clinic Children’s dietitian Tara Harwood offers easy and nutritious alternatives that are doable ─ even on the most hectic of days.

Help Your Child Develop Healthy Sleep Habits For Life (Infographic) from HealthHub on Cleveland Clinic

Help Your Child Develop Healthy Sleep Habits For Life (Infographic)

Tags: growing pains of parenting, infographic, pediatric sleep disorders, sleep, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, sleep hygeine

Sleep deprivation is a national epidemic that is affecting our children, too. Learn about your child’s sleep needs and what steps you can take to get them on the road to healthy sleeping habits. Find out exactly how much sleep your child needs and how to make it happen!

Discover how to help your crew have the best day possible at the amusement park this summer using this infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic.

10 Tips for Surviving Amusement Parks With Your Kids (Infographic)

Tags: child safety, growing pains of parenting, infographic, summer, summer safety

If you’re taking the whole family to an amusement park this summer, follow these expert tips to help everyone have the most fun possible!