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  • When Your Toddler Doesn't Want to Eat

    Toddlers can have strange eating patterns. But most are completely normal. Establish healthy eating habits and pleasant mealtimes to encourage…

  • Avoiding Food Hassles With Kids

    Don’t make your child’s food hassles a battle. Be creative, stay calm, and be patient when expanding your child’s mealtime…

  • Your Child’s Mental Health

    Good mental health is an important part of a child’s overall health. There are many ways adults can help children…

  • Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder on the autism spectrum that can be diagnosed in children as young as 18…

  • Concussions in Kids

    Concussions in kids need to be taken seriously. Here’s everything you need to know about this traumatic brain injury.

  • OTC Cough and Cold Medicines and My Child

    Learn about over-the-counter cough and cold medicines and how to safely give these medicines to your child.

  • Dealing with Divorce

    Divorce is hard. It’s even harder for you if you have kids. Here’s how to make it a little bit…

  • Asthma in Kids

    Living with asthma as a child can be difficult. Asthma attacks interfere with a child’s physical activity, sleep, and can…

  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding of teeth that happens most often in children.

  • Stuttering

    Stuttering is a problem commonly associated with childhood, but, for some people, it can last a lifetime.

  • Rotavirus

    Rotavirus is a highly contagious infection commonly affecting babies and young children. A rotavirus vaccine offers some, but not full,…

  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common knee pain problem in young children. It is caused by pulled or overused muscles from…

  • Video: How to Help Your Kids Deal With Bullies

    Bullies use power, strength or popularity to hurt others, emotionally or physically. And while you can’t be with your child all the time, there are ways you can help. If your child encounters a bully, tell them to get to a safe place

  • Otitis Media (with Effusion)

    Otitis media with effusion means there is fluid in the middle ear. It is common in young children and usually…

  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair on your head.

  • Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    A lifelong exercise program helps us live and thrive into old age. There is a place for exercise at every…

  • Preparing Older Children to Make Medical Decisions for Themselves

    There are steps parents can take to help prepare children for the complex world of health care and making informed…

  • Babies and Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

    Thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers satisfy a baby’s natural need to suck. Learn about their pros and cons.

  • Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

    Sensory processing disorder is a condition that affects how your brain processes sensory information: things you see, hear, smell, taste,…

  • Speech and Language Delay

    A speech and language delay is when a child isn’t developing speech and language at an expected rate.