A new perspective on raising flourishing teens
A new perspective on raising flourishing teens
  • New study shows flourishing teens have parents that promote positive behaviors
  • Most positive behaviors stem from four foundation skills
  • These skills can be taught and encouraged through careful parenting choices
Do run in the house
Do run in the house
  • Children and adolescents need at least one hour of exercise daily.
  • Foul weather shouldn’t prevent children from being physically active.
  • With creative play ideas, you can help them hit that target.
Teaching parents how to cope with a child’s anxiety
Teaching parents how to cope with a child’s anxiety
  • Effectively managing your own emotions will make it easier to respond to your child's anxiety.
  • Things like coping skills, mindfulness, support systems, and planning ahead can take a lot of the stress out of your life.
  • Remember not to take your child's behavior or anxiety personally.
How do I know if my child has a learning disability?
How do I know if my child has a learning disability?
  • Early intervention can ensure a positive outlook for children with learning disabilities.
  • Learning disabilities affect reading, writing, speech, calculation, and focus.
  • Seeing a pediatrician is an important step of addressing a learning disability.
One important thing to look for in a pediatrician
One important thing to look for in a pediatrician
  • Report shows learning about child development and health has a measurable effect on outcomes.
  • Pediatricians are children's health experts that want to educate parents.
  • Well-child visits are an opportunity for parents to get information and strategies they'll soon need.
Stomach Flu
Stomach Flu
  • Vomiting is usually caused by viral gastroenteritis, also known as the stomach flu.
  • Dehydration is the most serious complication from vomiting, so parents should be vigilant about keeping their child hydrated.
  • The stomach flu is highly contagious, so be extra careful about hand washing and disinfecting.
Creative Play on the Go
Creative Play on the Go
  • A good attitude and a little planning can go a long way.
  • Save screens for strategic moments rather than making them the default entertainment.
  • Creativity and variety in both snacks and types of activities will keep boredom at bay.
Do you know what to do if your child has a seizure?
Do you know what to do if your child has a seizure?

Article at a glance:

  • Most seizures only last a few minutes and aren’t serious.
  • Your main concern during the seizure is to make sure your child is in a safe place.
  • Be sure to call your doctor right away so that your child can be evaluated.
Busy Morning Breakfast Bars
Busy Morning Breakfast Bars

Article at a glance:

  • Mornings can be a hectic time for parents, but skipping breakfast should never be an option.
  • These make-ahead cereal bars feature whole grains blended with protein-packed mix-ins.
  • This recipe can easily be tweaked for variety week after week.
The many shades of pinkeye
The many shades of pinkeye

Article at a glance:

  • Pinkeye is usually not serious and requires little intervention except keeping the area comfortable and clean.
  • Antibiotics are not necessary—or even effective— for most cases.
  • Help prevent pinkeye spreading by practicing good hand hygiene and sanitizing objects that come into frequent contact with hands and faces.

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