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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?
Gifted students can experience high levels of stress to excel at everything they do. Here's how parents can help.
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.
Here are five brain foods and snack ideas for kids to help them do their best in the classroom and beyond.
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!
Many youth sports injuries are more avoidable than you might think. Check out these tips.
Another day, another junk food debate; from boycotting bake sales to banning sodas, many educators have joined the national fight against obesity. But should junk food be banned at schools?
Think twice before you reach for that soda. The latest research says high-fructose corn syrup could be a contributing factor in America's obesity epidemic.
Here's what you need to know about bedwetting stats and more.
Learn more about a new disorder wreaking havoc on children's health.
Here's what parents need to know about taking their children to restaurants.
What are the issues driving the vaccine debate, and what do parents need to know before deciding for themselves whether vaccines hurt or help?
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.
Lack of sleep can cause more than just sluggish brains: sleep deprived students are at higher risk of developing the behavioral symptoms of ADHD.
Make a healthy self-serve station in your refrigerator and have control over what your family is snacking on. Start by making these delicious snacks!
Wetting the bed is sometimes a cause of stress, but it's almost always a result of stress. Learn how to reduce stress in kids who wet the bed.
Here are 7 activities and crafts with a snowy theme to keep kids busy during winter weather, whether inside or out.
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