Whether it happens on the rock wall or the swing, find out what Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatricians recommend when your child gets hurt on the playground.
Do kids in daycare get sick more often than other kids? Our expert weighs in.
School-aged children (5 to 12 years old) need 9 to 12 hours of sleep each night, but many children get only 7 to 8 hours per night — sometimes even less.
Mention the word “bedtime” in the summer and you’re sure to get groans from kids of any age. That’s especially true of teenagers who have spent the summer staying out late and sleeping until noon. But when it’s time to go back to school, getting back into healthy sleep patterns is a necessity for having … Read More
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You’ve gone back-to-school shopping. But have you called the pediatrician’s office to make sure their vaccines are up-to-date? Kim Giuliano, MD, explains what they need when ― and why it’s so important.
This school year, think beyond your boring, brown-bagged PB&J. How? It’s simple with these mix-and-match options from dietitian Jennifer Willoughby, RD.
Kindergarten enrollment age is rising, but benefits of academic red-shirting are debatable. Concerns about sports, developmental skills and social maturity factor in, but parents should consider carefully before deciding to delay registration to age 6.
There’s clear evidence that inception of good eating habits in childhood not only leads to better eating habits as adults, but also less risk of obesity.
You can give kids a strong start to their day with a simple, nutritious breakfast — and the rewards are great. A healthy first meal gives kids energy and balanced nutrition. Research shows that eating a good breakfast may help with thinking, memory, academic performance, attendance and mood.
Why do kids get hearing tests in school? Our experts explain what the difference is between school tests and the kind they get in a medical office.