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.
Busy Morning Breakfast Bars
Busy Morning Breakfast Bars

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  • 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.
How to treat constipation
How to treat constipation

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  • Common causes of constipation include changes in diet, changes in schedule, and potty training.
  • If your child has not had a bowel movement in three days or if your child is experiencing pain during bowel movements, you should be concerned about constipation.
  • You can treat mild constipation at home by changes to your child’s diet and helping your child develop a healthy bowel pattern.
When coughs don’t need antibiotics
When coughs don’t need antibiotics

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  • Most coughs are caused by a viral infection from influenza, croup, or a cold.
  • The average cough lasts 18 days, but it is not uncommon for coughs to last up to 3 weeks.
  • If your child has a chronic cough, it might be allergies, asthma, or reflux.
Exposure to secondhand smoke can cause behavioral problems
Exposure to secondhand smoke can cause behavioral problems

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  • Exposure to secondhand smoke made it 50 percent more likely that children would develop neurobehavioral disorders like ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities, and behavior disorders.
  • Children’s bodies develop rapidly, putting them at a higher risk for adverse side effects.
  • Parents are in an excellent position to help protect their children from secondhand smoke.
Crunchy Vegetarian Taquitos Recipe
Crunchy Vegetarian Taquitos Recipe

These taquitos prove that you don’t have to fry food to make it crispy and delicious. Ingredients 10 medium mushrooms 1 red bell pepper 1/2 bunch cilantro 1/4 cup green salsa 1/3 cup cream cheese 1 can (or 2 cups) black beans juice of 1 lime 1 tsp cumin 15 small tortillas Instructions Clean mushrooms … Continue reading “Crunchy Vegetarian Taquitos Recipe”

How to feed a teenage boy without breaking the bank
How to feed a teenage boy without breaking the bank

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  • Provide your teen with healthy choices, but don’t nag or lecture.
  • Prepare healthy snacks ahead of time to make them easy to grab.
  • Preparing a well-thought-out grocery list will help discourage unhealthy and expensive impulse buys.
Whole Grain Pita Pizzas
Whole Grain Pita Pizzas

These whole grain pita pizzas are kid-approved and easy for little hands to assemble. Kids are more likely to eat what they make, so these are a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies. And roasting vegetables in the oven makes them super yummy! Quick tip: Chopping vegetables up into smaller pieces … Continue reading “Whole Grain Pita Pizzas”

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