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
Cyberbullying, like any bullying, can demean or embarrass a child or teen. It can happen online in texts, emails, video game chats and on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Find out how to prevent it and what to do if it happens.
As parents, you want your kids to know their way around technology, but you also worry about online safety. Find these tips from a pediatrician about this, tailored to kids under age 10 and over age 15.
Our kids learn from our actions. They learn both the good and bad, while also paying attention to how parents navigate the world.
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Infants and young children will eat the strangest things. Serve them a nutritious meal, and they’ll fight you. They’ll be happy to indulge, however, on a shiny coin, small battery or colorful toy. Find a list of commonly ingested objects, as well as advice for parents on what to do.
Over the years, some lice have evolved so that over-the-counter medicines no longer kill them
Dancing isn’t just good for your child’s physical fitness. It can improve grades, reduce stress and more.
It’s time to recognize the magnitude of this issue and work together to develop a rational approach to gun safety. It may involve a combination of research, education and regulations, which have been effective with other challenges in the past.
As news of terrorist attacks and plots dominate the television news stream, it can be a challenge for parents to know how to best address their children’s questions and fears. Get expert tips on how to talk to kids about terrorism.
Do you worry about how much time your child or teen spends on social media? Find out how you can turn negatives of online time into surprising positives.