FAQs: Cardiac Rehabilitation for Kids
Because cardiac rehabilitation involves regular exercise training, it is sometimes counter-intuitive to what parents may have been told previously. Read FAQs to help parents become more comfortable with their child's participation.
Is Caffeine Safe for Young Kids?
Parents often ask if caffeine is safe for young kids. The reality is that there is limited information about the long-term use and safety. Read about the top concerns with young kids consuming caffeine.
Misconceptions about Von Willebrand Disease in Teen Girls
Von Willebrand disease is the most common inherited bleeding disorder. Sometimes even though someone shows signs, it is not diagnosed right away. Read some misconceptions about VWD to help increase awareness of this blood disorder.
What Parents Need to Know About Hand Sanitizers in 2020
With new hand sanitizer products hitting the market in 2020, new concerns have arisen as well. Read what parents need to know about them.
5 Things Parents Need to Know About Melatonin Use in Kids
It’s estimated that around 25% of healthy children and teens have difficulty sleeping. As a result, parents may explore the use of melatonin to help them sleep. Read the top five things parents should know about it:
COVID-19: Summer Ideas To Keep Kids Active & Engaged
This summer likely looks much different than what families had originally planned. While it’s important for kids to continue exercising their brains, they don't need to do it all at the kitchen table! Read for summer ideas to keep kids active and engaged.
Tips to Encourage Screen-Free Learning During COVID-19
As COVID-19 is persisting through the summer, families may be wondering how to continue screen-free learning at home. Read a pediatrician's suggestions to incorporate learning through everyday experiences.
Easing Back-to-School Jitters After A Long Summer
Parents and kids alike probably have mixed emotions about the impending school year. And while it’s typical to have back-to-school jitters, this year may be particularly rough given that kids have been out of school for 4-6 months! Read a child psychologists suggestions to help ease these worries.
Help Identifying Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Kids
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is an often mislabeled mental health condition. Some children may be “oppositional” or “defiant” at times, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that they have ODD or meet the clinical criteria. Learn some questions to ask to help identify it.
How to Talk to Kids About Racism
It is never too early to start talking about racial diversity and racism with kids. Although the conversation may look different depending on a child’s age and unique family make-up, the important thing is that the conversation be honest, meaningful, and ongoing.