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What to Do When Your Potty-trained Child Suddenly Isn’t

Tags: growing pains of parenting, parenting, potty training series

Not so sure what to do when your 3-year-old starts having accidents again? Don't reach for those pull-ups again just yet. Cleveland Clinic Children's pediatrician Deb Lonzer, MD, explains what bumps in the road to expect and what to do when they hit.


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Are You a Good Sports Parent? These 5 Tips Can Help You

Tags: growing pains of parenting, parenting, sports, youth sports

Wherever you are on your path as a sports parent, it’s good to stop and examine your approach to their activity. Do you pay enough attention? Are you pushing your child a little too hard? Read these tips on how you can improve.


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7 Best Ways to Avoid Spoiling Your Kids with Holiday Sweets

Tags: childhood nutrition, growing pains of parenting, holiday season, holidays, parenting

Use these tips so you don’t overindulge your kids with sweets this holiday season. Learn how to give them the gift of moderation.


The Pros and Cons of Flame-retardant Pjs

Can Wearing Fire-Retardant Pajamas Affect Your Child’s Health?

Tags: chemicals, clothing, growing pains of parenting, holidays

While the fire retardant chemicals used in kids’ pajamas may protect them, they may also cause harm to them. Read what a pediatrician has to say about these chemicals.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.