Parents are often the first to suspect that their child or teen is challenged by feelings, behaviors, or environmental conditions that cause them to act disruptive, rebellious, or sad. But when does a problem require professional help?
Your child’s world has changed in many ways because of the pandemic, from social distancing to virtual celebrations of birthdays and graduations. These changes—and the uncertainty of more—can take a toll on a child’s mental health. Here's how you can help.
Sooner or later your child will simply be too big for his or her crib. Most children will move to a bed by age 2.
When your children act as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, maybe you should check their backpacks. Overloaded packs can put stress on muscles and soft tissues.
You're a careful parent who steers children away from things that could harm them. So, for safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards, like window blinds and household chemicals.
Hair spray, antifreeze, house paint. These and other common items found in any home are useful products when used correctly. In the wrong hands, however, they can be deadly.
The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.
Keeping your hands clean is the best way to prevent getting or spreading germs. This video shows you what to do.