deodorant with razor

Top Hygiene Tips for Your Tween

Tags: germs, growing pains of parenting, hygiene, parenting, puberty

What should you do when your fifth grader asks you if she can start wearing deodorant? Find out what Cleveland Clinic Children's experts recommend for both body odor and shaving in tweens.


flouride-144349958

Healthy Day Care, Halloween Safety Tips, Oatmeal and Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Tags: Be Well e-News, enews, growing pains of parenting

Cleveland Clinic Children's Be Well eNews gives you the latest information for you and your family’s health. Enjoy healthy recipes and essential health news, and download free health guides from Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital and other experts.


Girl (6-7) getting temperature taken by woman indoors

How to Keep Your Kid from Getting, Spreading Enterovirus

Tags: asthma, enterovirus D68, fevers, flu, flu season, growing pains of parenting

No vaccine or other prevention is available to protect against Enterovirus D68. So it’s important to talk to your children about avoiding infection – and to take the same precautions as well.


How to make popular fast food and frozen dinners healthier.

Make Your Takeout or Frozen Dinner Healthier (Infographic)

Tags: growing pains of parenting, healthy diet, infographic, portion size, sodium

On days when you're too crazed to cook, it's tempting to buy fast food or heat up frozen entrees. Follow the tips on this infographic to make dinner on the run a healthier experience.


breakfast foods

Quick and Easy Breakfasts Your Kids Will Love

Tags: breakfast, growing pains of parenting, healthy diet, morning

Give your kids the best start to their school day. Find healthy breakfast ideas that combine proteins and carbohydrates to keep them full longer.


child having hearing test

What Parents Need to Know About School Hearing Screenings

Tags: back to school, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam, preschool

School screenings for hearing are important, but parents need to know that they are not as thorough or accurate as a full diagnostic hearing test.


news keyboard

Salt Debate, Techy Moms and Other News of the Week

Tags: colon cancer, growing pains of parenting, lung transplant, news, salt, vitamin D, vitamins and supplements

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.


child playing with clay

What to Do If Your Child Eats Toys, Magnets or Batteries

Tags: batteries, child safety, growing pains of parenting, magnets

When your child accidentally swallows unusual items such as bubblegum, glue or modeling clay, you need to act quickly. Find out what is best to do.


child getting ear exam

5 Signs Your Child May Have an Ear Infection

Tags: ear infection, ears ringing, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam

How can you tell if your child has an ear infection? Experts say you should watch for five symptoms, including tugging/pulling at the ears. Read to find out more about the symptoms and how to address them.


child eating cereal

Do Fortified Cereals Have Too Many Vitamins for Your Kids?

Tags: cereals, growing pains of parenting, healthy diet, vitamins

A new study reports some cereals potentially put kids at risk for getting too much vitamin A, zinc and/or niacin. Our expert explains why parents shouldn't be alarmed — and what to focus on instead!