Adults aren’t the only ones who get headaches
Adults aren’t the only ones who get headaches
  • It is perfectly normal for children — even babies — to get headaches.
  • Headaches are frequently caused by stress, hunger, lack of sleep, environmental triggers, mild head trauma, physical exertion, a food reaction, or a viral illness.
  • Tension headaches and migraines are the most common types of recurrent headaches.
Dirty Tricks for Clean Eating
Dirty Tricks for Clean Eating

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  • Be and creative in how you introduce new flavors, using purees and other tricks.
  • Keep an open mind and allow kids some autonomy to choose and adapt to new foods over time.
  • Make subtle changes to keep family favorites, but with less sugar and more fun.
Do this one thing for a smarter child
Do this one thing for a smarter child
  • Reading from infancy offers benefits that toys and games do not.
  • Parents should read aloud to their children every day.
  • Choose books that are age appropriate, we provide a list to help you get started.
Helping teens treat and prevent acne
Helping teens treat and prevent acne
  • Acne is most common among teens because of their fluctuating hormone levels.
  • Minimize breakouts by avoiding certain products and behaviors, like touching your face.
  • To avoid scarring, don't pick at or pop blemishes.
How much emphasis should I put on grades?
How much emphasis should I put on grades?
  • Grades are not a perfect measure of intelligence or effort.
  • A reward system with frequent, positive reinforcement is more effective than a cash reward at the end of the term.
  • Keep your child’s learning style, special needs, and schedule in mind when you decide how to handle poor grades.
Social Media Bootcamp
Social Media Bootcamp
  • For most social media accounts, children should be 13 or older and be mature enough to make good choices online.
  • Commit to being proactive about your child’s use of social media.
  • Talk to your children about what is appropriate on social media and how to stay safe.
Helping your child deal with death, loss, and grief
Helping your child deal with death, loss, and grief
  • How your children grieve depends on their developmental stage and will change as they mature.
  • Don’t avoid conversations about death, but answer your children’s questions simply and honestly.
  • Allow your children to express their emotions and help them feel safe.
Is my child ready for social media?
Is my child ready for social media?
  • For most social media accounts, children should be 13 or older and be mature enough to make good choices online.
  • Commit to being proactive about your child’s use of social media.
  • Talk to your children about what is appropriate on social media and how to stay safe.
My child has no friends. What can I do?
My child has no friends. What can I do?
  • Assess whether your child is shy, introverted, or possibly has learning/attention challenges.
  • Give your child opportunities to make new friends in practical ways.
  • Provide emotional support and teach problem-solving skills.
The Importance of Hand Washing
The Importance of Hand Washing
  • Washing hands is one of the simplest ways to prevent illness.
  • Teaching kids when to wash is as important as teaching them how to wash.
  • Try the glitter game to teach small kids about how germs spread.

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