If your child has an imaginary friend, you may wonder if this is normal. Learn how to handle an imaginary friend and when you should talk to a pediatrician.
While interest in makeup begins at a young age and tends to rise in middle school when kids engage in character-play and emulate older children and adults, parents may wonder what age is appropriate to allow their kids to wear makeup. Parents may also wonder how to keep kids safe and healthy once they do decide to allow it.
Fiber can lower blood cholesterol, prevent diabetes and help move food through your child’s digestive system — promoting healthy bowel function and protecting against constipation.
How do you motivate your kids to do their homework? Or clean their room? Our pediatric psychologist explains different types of motivation and how you can motivate your children.
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What do you do when your kid refuses to take their medicine? Our expert offers top tips to try.
Children have lower heart rates than adults, so usual calculations for optimum heart rate for exercise don’t apply. Figure a child-size approach to fitness.
A pediatrician discusses how to teach “stranger danger” to your kids without scaring them in four easy steps.
Not sure whether your child has a sprained ankle or maybe something more serious? Our expert explains when it’s time to call the doctor.
Meditation is a good stress reliever, particularly for angry or anxious teens. Find out how a few minutes a day can improve your teen’s impulse control and mindfulness.
If your child needs surgery, you probably have a lot of concerns. While there are some risks, anesthesia is very safe for kids. Here’s what you should know.