Did your kid just get hurt on a playground? Odds are, one of these first-aid tips for common injuries will help the tears go away.
Newborns can seem like tiny aliens, from how they look to how they act. But our pediatrician assures us that these newborn behaviors and physical traits are perfectly normal — and human.
There’s no doubt that school can be stressful. Not just academically, but socially and mentally, too. Here’s how you can help your child navigate anxiety about school.
Kids today don’t know a world where access to people and information wasn’t instantaneous. And they need your help to understand the risks the internet can pose to their mental and physical well-being. Here’s how you can keep them safe.
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Baby toys end up getting wet, whether it’s a plastic bath-time buddy or a saliva-covered teething ring. And where there’s moisture, there’s the possibility for mold. But does it pose a real health danger? A pediatrician weighs in.
Is your child shorter than friends their age? Do they avoid active play and prefer to color or read? If you suspect hypothyroidism — a slower metabolism — is the cause, check out these signs and learn about treatment.
A licensed clinical counselor explains the difference between authoritative, permissive, authoritarian and neglectful parenting styles, and why the authoritative style might be most effective.
Feeling like you’re not the parent, partner, co-worker and friend you should be? We all have competing roles to play in our lives. When parents don’t live up to the ideals they put on themselves, it’s commonly called “mom guilt.” Learn how to calm your inner critic.
Dinnertime turning into a nightly negotiation? If your kid is refusing their vegetables, it can be frustrating, no doubt. But it doesn’t have to be. Check out these tips from a pediatric dietitian.
Want to help your child avoid a peanut allergy? The key may be introducing them to the food early, even when they’re as young as 4 months old. Our allergists explain.