When Tragedy Strikes: Talking to Kids About Scary Eventschevron_right
While tragedies have always been a part of life, technology has made it easier than ever for kids to learn about bad things that are happening all over the world. If your instinct as a parent is to shelter them from all that’s grim, that’s understandable—but of course it’s impossible.
Warning Signs Your Child Might Develop Adult Diabeteschevron_right
It’s a well-known fact: Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for type 2 diabetes. But what if your little one is at a perfectly healthy weight? Are there other ways to predict if they might develop diabetes as an adult?
3 Common Childhood Skin Conditions No One Talks Aboutchevron_right
Oozing sores, speckled bumps, and itchy groins might not come up in conversation with other parents. But annoying and embarrassing skin conditions affect many children. It’s time to break the silence about three icky problems and how to solve them.
Peanut Allergy 101 (for Parents)chevron_right
There are no ifs, ands, or nuts about it: The number of peanut allergy cases is rising. In fact, current estimates show that nearly 2.5% of U.S. children may be allergic to peanuts. As a parent, it pays to be prepared—here’s what you should know, and how a new treatment can help.
1 in 4 Children with Autism Go Undiagnosedchevron_right
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often learn, interact, and behave differently than most. At times, these unique traits can pose challenges in daily life.