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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?
The messages that children are given about beauty begin early in life. Here are some things to help your child feel empowered from the inside out.
When you had a newborn, bedtime was a flurry of baths, feeding, rocking, waking up at night and plenty of crying. Luckily, as your child ages, there are no more sleep worries, right? Unfortunately, no.…
In a society torn between an emaciated feminine ideal and skyrocketing rates of childhood obesity, how can parents help their daughters accept their bodies?
Do you know which snack food ingredients are good, and which just sound good? Get the facts on the most common snack food ingredients and marketing buzzwords.
A sufficient amount of sleep and a steady morning routine sets the stage for the entire day—especially for kids, who are prone to mood swings and a lack of focus as it is. But do you know how much sleep your child needs? And do you know how to establish a healthy morning routine? The facts on sleep and the ways to wipe out the morning drama might surprise you. Read through this slideshow on your way to a stress-free morning routine for you and your kid.
'Why does my child wet the bed?' Get the answers to your bedwetting questions to effectively help your child stop wetting the bed.
Here are 7 activities and crafts with a snowy theme to keep kids busy during winter weather, whether inside or out.
There are lots baby sleep myths that can affect how parents feel about the wee hours with their little one. Sort fact from fiction with this advice.
Here are 10 simple snacks kids can prepare with minimal supervision from mom or dad.
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's what you need to know about bedwetting stats and more.
Learn more about a new disorder wreaking havoc on children's health.
What are the worst kids foods out there? Not coincidentally, many of them are the ones that are the most aggressively marketed to kids. Read this list of the top 10 worst foods to put in a kid's lunch box this school, put together by nutrition expert Brandi Thompson. Not only will you learn what so-called treats to avoid, but you will also learn about many healthy alternatives that your kid may enjoy just as much!
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.
Playground safety has some alarming stats. Learn the three guidelines to avoiding child injuries on playground sets.
If you're raising a child with a vegetarian or vegan diet, you should pay special attention to make sure he has plenty of these nutrients.
Coming up with delicious and nutritious lunches for your kid is no small task. Here are some fun ideas to help you create lunches your preschooler will love!
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