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Bedtime routines may not be popular among little ones, but they pay off, for the brain and body. A recent study showed that 7-year-olds with consistent bedtimes tested better in reading, math and spatial comprehension, versus kids with sudden changes in bedtimes. If your kid has been spending summer going to bed and waking up late, you'd better start easing him back to a school-appropriate sleep schedule. The earlier you start, the easier it is. Learn how!
Raise healthy children without the 'D word': diet!
Eco-friendly, reusable lunch bags are making 'brown bagging it' a near obsolete trend, but recent research suggests that harmful bacteria may be festering in these green bags.
As a parent, it's no secret that fast food isn't ideal - but sometimes it's the only option! Find out how to navigate the drive-thru with healthier fast food.
'Why does my child wet the bed?' Get the answers to your bedwetting questions to effectively help your child stop wetting the bed.
Here's what you need to know about bedwetting stats and more.
Here are the top store-bought healthy snacks you can feel good about throwing into your child's lunchbox last minute.
In a society torn between an emaciated feminine ideal and skyrocketing rates of childhood obesity, how can parents help their daughters accept their bodies?
Learn more about a new disorder wreaking havoc on children's health.
A great start to the school year also means the healthiest start possible. Here are some essential health-related tips to keep in mind.
Here are five brain foods and snack ideas for kids to help them do their best in the classroom and beyond.
Teaching basic hygiene concepts to children at a young age will form the groundwork of a healthy lifestyle in the future. Here's how parents can do it.
Here are 10 simple snacks kids can prepare with minimal supervision from mom or dad.
Sports drinks and flavored milk are everyday beverage choices for most kids, but are they doing more harm than good?
Trichotillomania, or hair-pulling disorder, is a compulsive urge to pull out one's own hair. Learn how to help your child deal with trichotillomania.
Strawberries, peaches and grapes are healthy, kid-approved additions to any diet. But are they all safe?
Reading too much? It doesn't sound like a problem parents worry about, but reading too much causes eye strain and vision problems, even for kids.
Does your child have a rock star pediatrician, or a doctor who isn't cutting it? Find out if it's time to kick her to the curb ... and how to do it.
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