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Lack of sleep can cause more than just sluggish brains: sleep deprived students are at higher risk of developing the behavioral symptoms of ADHD.
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.
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.
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.…
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.
Here are five brain foods and snack ideas for kids to help them do their best in the classroom and beyond.
Raise healthy children without the 'D word': diet!
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 ten easy, kid-friendly lunches guaranteed to sneak veggies into your child's diet without straining your budget.
In a society torn between an emaciated feminine ideal and skyrocketing rates of childhood obesity, how can parents help their daughters accept their bodies?
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 the top store-bought healthy snacks you can feel good about throwing into your child's lunchbox last minute.
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!
Strawberries, peaches and grapes are healthy, kid-approved additions to any diet. But are they all safe?
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.
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.
Know about the latest new-age foods? Better catch up!
Playground safety has some alarming stats. Learn the three guidelines to avoiding child injuries on playground sets.
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