Children’s Health

Nothing is more important than your children. Learn how to keep them healthy and happy.

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How Families of Color Can Better Prepare for Schools Reopening

The decision for children to attend school remotely or face-to-face is a double-edged sword for many families, especially families of color. But there are steps that caregivers can take to help protect their children and others from Covid-19 during back-to-school.

41 Ways Kids Can Help Save the Planet in 5 Minutes or Less

Save the planet while still having fun? Yep! Sign us up.


8 Things to Never Say to Parents of a Child with Special Needs

It's not easy being a parent, period. But, special needs parents are often faced with judgmental comments and stares in...



11 Signs of Bullying Every Parent Should Know

One in four children are bullied at school—and less than a third of them report the problem. Watch for these...

Here’s Why Japanese Children Are the Healthiest in the World

When it comes to living a long and healthy life, let's learn from the best, shall we?


10 Things You Should Never Order off a Kids’ Menu

Finding nutritious options for children on restaurant menus can be especially difficult. Here are some of the worst offenders—from obvious...

Nearly 90% of Kids Who Have This Surgery Don’t Actually Need It

In kids who have recurrent sore throat, there's little difference between those who get a tonsillectomy and those who do...


The Hidden Danger Behind 2 of the Most Popular Kids’ Toys

Think video games just rot your kids' brains? According to a new study, they're just one of your child's obsessions...


8 School Supplies That Could Make Your Kids Sick

Even with the best intentions, you may be packing your child's school bag with some hazardous stuff. Here's what parents...


Your Complete Back-to-School Health Checklist

Preparing for school can be overwhelming after a busy summer, so use this checklist to help your family start the...

10 Unhealthy Ingredients Hiding in Your Kid’s Lunch

Even when you think you're packing your child the healthiest lunch that they'll actually eat, these sneaky and harmful ingredients...


10 Toxic Things You Didn’t Know You Were Feeding Your Kids

You want the best for your children, naturally, so that's why you need to know about the harmful substances that...


20 Signs Your Child’s Math Struggles May Be More Serious Than You Think

Math challenges many kids, but for some, it's actually dyscalculia, a type of math learning disability. Here's how to ID...


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13 Signs of Childhood Depression Every Parent Should Know

Depression doesn't care how old you are—so keep an eye out for these symptoms in kids.


What Every Parent Needs to Know About Gaming Disorder

If you've ever wondered whether Junior's Xbox habit was crossing the line, now you can find out for sure. Here's...

10 Myths About Dyslexia You Can Definitely Ignore

Dyslexia can make reading difficult and not very fun for your child, and these common misconceptions don't help.


7 Signs Your Child Has a Food Sensitivity

Here are some ways your child's body might be trying to communicate a food sensitivity—and why it's important to pay...


19 Co-Sleeping Tips from Moms Who Swear By It

Considering sleeping in the same bed with your baby or child? See how these seasoned moms make it work.


12 Baby Products That Are Great for Adults—and Brilliant Ways to Use Them

Many baby products do double duty and are unbelievably gentle, not to mention inexpensive. Here's what you should be borrowing...


13 Silent Signs of Anxiety in Children

Health experts reveal the subtle signs of anxiety in children. Learn how to read their behaviors to better understand...


This Daily Habit Boosts Kids’ Self-Esteem (Hint: It’s Not Exercise)

Scientists in Sweden have given us reason to believe that what we feed our children may have a direct impact...


Feed Your Baby This Food If You Want to Raise a Genius

Pediatricians have advised parents to wait till babies are at least 1 year old before introducing this brain food, but...


10 Parenting Lessons We Can All Learn from Kids with Cancer

As a pediatric oncologist and palliative care specialist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Justin Baker, MD, works with patients...


Parents, Don’t Ignore This Subtle Sign Your Teen’s Been Drinking

Wondering if your teen's been hitting the bottle? You may need to look no further than at the dark circles...


Heads up, Parents: These Popular Cups Are Toxic for Kids

If you have these glasses in your cabinet, toss them immediately.


10 Silent Signs Your Teen May Be Abusing Drugs

It is the rare teen who comes right out and admits to a drug problem, so it's up to parents...


25 Things Your Child’s Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

Go behind the scenes with your child's doctor to see what they are really thinking.


The Scientific Reason the Mother-Child Bond Is So Powerful

It likely comes as no surprise to moms that they can literally feel everything their child is feeling—and now science...