kids health

  1. Child Development & Health

    Blue lips in children: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

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    Sometimes parents will notice that their child's lips get purple or blue on occasion. This may happen when a child first awakens in...
  2. Child Development & Health

    Does my child need tonsil and adenoid surgery?

    Discover common symptoms that may be warning signs that your child would benefit from tonsil removal or the removal of both the...
  3. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    ADHD: Homeopathic solutions for attention deficit disorder

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    Over the past few years, attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have become hot topics...
  4. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: I’m in a band with my twin daughters

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    When two generations of identical twins, (Mollie and Jackie, and Mollie and Jackie), formed the band MJ2 and signed a recording...
  5. Children's Health

    10 Tips to ease back to school anxiety

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    Did you know that anxiety issues are the most common mental health disorders in children? There are an estimated 18 million children...
  6. Parenting How-to

    How to ease your child's back-to-school anxiety

    Many children really look forward to the first day of school, but some dread it. Whether your child is starting kindergarten or high...
  7. School Tips for Moms

    Encouraging healthy behaviors at school

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    Keep your kids as healthy as possible by encouraging behaviors at school that cut down on the spread of germs, as well as those...
  8. School Tips for Moms

    Healthy classroom gifts

    With increasingly tight school budgets, many teachers have to use their own money on classroom supplies. At the start of the school...
  9. School Tips for Moms

    Starting healthy habits at home

    Keep your children healthy at school by starting healthy habits at home. Make healthy practices part of your regular family routine...
  10. School Tips for Moms

    Ways to keep students healthy

    It's back-to-school time. Unfortunately, with the start of the school year often comes the onset of contagious illnesses --...
  11. Child Development & Health

    The truth about sandbox sand: Is yours safe?

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    The play sand you picked up from your local store may be meant for your kids' sandbox, but it doesn't guarantee that it's safe for...
  12. Child Development & Health

    Your need-to-know guide about bladder infections in girls

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    Urinary tract infections or bladder infections can be common in young girls, especially those who are still learning good toilet...
  13. Special Needs

    Autism 101: The good, the bad and the ugly

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    America. Land of the free. Home of the brave. And sometimes, land of the sometimes offensive and not-so-useful questions. (Not to...
  14. Child Development & Health

    Your child's severe food allergy

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    Your child has been diagnosed with an allergy that can be life-threatening, so you were prescribed an epinephrine auto-injector....
  15. Child Development & Health

    Prep your medicine cabinet for summer

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    With summer fun come bumps, bruises, scrapes, itchy rashes, bee stings, sunburns and cuts. Now’s the perfect time to peek inside...
  16. School Age Kids

    Kids, drink up!

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    Summertime is great for outside fun, but our kids are among those who are most susceptible to heat-related deaths and illnesses....
  17. First baby care

    Brush up on your math to prevent medication misuse

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    If math isn’t your strong suit, you’re definitely not alone. Many a parent has been caught counting on their fingers or questioning...
  18. Super Mom Tips

    Beware: Summer is dangerous for children

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    June is Home Safety Month and the start of summer vacation. Summer brings surprising dangers for children of all ages... is your...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Cope with your child's summer allergies on the cheap

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    You shouldn't have to choose between saving money and giving your youngster relief from summer allergies. But, with the right...
  20. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: My son has Niemann-Pick disease

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    Darrile and her husband Mark knew their newborn son Dillon had health problems almost immediately — he had jaundice for three weeks...