How to deal with School Holidays and Vacations

Not surprisingly, some single and working parents have grown to dread school vacations, legal holidays (like Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Washington’s Birthday), and “teacher in-service days.”

Child’s Speech and Language Development: Do’s and Don’ts

Grandparents, friends, or neighbors who are worried about a child’s speech and/or language development may hesitate to bring it up for fear of upsetting or offending a parent.

Soccer Related Injuries, Especially Concussion Rates, Rise

As U.S. youth soccer participation soared in recent decades, so did the rate of injuries–especially concussions–related to the sport, according to a study in the October 2016 Pediatrics

Summer Safety Tips: Staying Safe Outdoors

Keep your family safe this summer by following these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Zika Virus: What Parents Need to Know

Zika is a virus that can cause the following symptoms: Rash, Fever, Pink eye (conjunctivitis), Joint pain

Daily Physical Activity Recommendations

Physical activity in children and adolescents improves strength and endurance, builds healthy bones and lean muscles, develops ​motor skills and coordination, reduces fat, and promotes emotional well-being

Understanding ADHD

Almost all children have times when their behavior veers out of control. They may speed about in constant motion, make noise nonstop, refuse to wait their turn, and crash into everything around them. At other times they may drift as if in a daydream, unable to pay attention or finish what they start

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

The following New Year tips are from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

2015 Holiday Safety Tips

The holidays are an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe and happy holiday season, here are some safety and mental health tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Summer: Sun and Water Safety Tips

Keep your family safe this summer by following these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).