September 20, 2019

Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the United States. But many of these deaths can be prevented. Always buckling children in age- and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats, and seat belts reduces serious and fatal injuries by up t...

August 8, 2019

Your child might not like every food you give him or her on the first try. Give your child a chance to try foods again and again, even if he or she does not like them at first. Children may need to try some foods many times before they like them.

Here are some tips that...

July 19, 2019

Why Act Early if You’re Concerned about Development?

Act early on developmental concerns to make a real difference for your child and you! If you’re concerned about your child’s development, don’t wait. You know your child best.

Early intervention helps children improve...

June 26, 2019

Toddlers (1-2 years of age)
Developmental Milestones

Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye-bye” are called developmental milestones. Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age. Children reach mil...

March 21, 2019

Parents want children to succeed in life – earn well, be happy, obtain a college degree. While the goal is clear, parents are often not sure how to foster the necessary skills in their children.

While most parents and educationalists agrees that core subjects such as En...

March 1, 2019

Discover five ways parents can help preschoolers develop problem-solving abilities.

Three-year-old Sarah tries to display the leaves she has collected on a sheet of paper, but they keep falling off. She remembers seeing her teacher use the glue in a plastic bottle to st...

February 4, 2019

Tackling a buffet at your game day gathering? Practice these game rules and keep the runs on the field.

Make sure your game day gathering is memorable for all the right reasons! Follow these six tips to avoid food poisoning:

1. Keep it clean.

Wash your hands with soap...

January 3, 2019

You’ve probably read about it in newspapers and seen it on the news: in the United States, the number of children with obesity has continued to rise over the past two decades. You may wonder: Why are doctors and scientists troubled by this trend? And as parents or othe...

December 20, 2018

Now is the Time to Build Your Child's Bone "Bank Account"

Your child’s bone health might not be your first concern when you think of how optimal nutrition impacts your kids’ health. After all, osteoporosis largely affects older adults. But, with children building about...

December 18, 2018

Eating healthy at restaurants can be difficult. Portion sizes have steadily increased over the past few decades. Hamburgers are three times bigger! As portion sizes have gotten bigger so have men’s waistlines. The average American man now weighs 28 pounds more than in...

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