We don’t need the American Heart Association to tell us that childhood obesity is the number one health concern among parents in the U.S. – topping drug abuse and smoking. But Tennessee and other southern states have seen childhood obesity rates doubling and tripling in the past 30 years. Try a Fun Run with your… Read more »
Kid’s Health & Safety
A little awareness goes a long way when you’re out in public with your kids during flu season.
As much as 73 percent of kids drink it or eat it everyday … but perhaps a change is in order.
Lying is a part of life as kids grow up, but parents can look for certain body language clues to know if a lie is lurking there or not.
Plenty of parents worry about their child’s stature. But, Is giving your child growth hormones really the answer?
Don’t be in too much of a hurry to get Baby to sleep through the night. Compromising his digestive system isn’t worth it.
Here’s an interesting way of looking at allergy relief: early exposure to allergens. Contrary to previous theories, many pediatricians now recommend exposing children to potential allergens – particularly food allergens — early in life as a prevention method. “I now tell my patients’ families to introduce common food allergens, such as peanut butter, as soon… Read more »
From concussions to fractures, here’s what to know about common sports injuries in kids.
Summer’s here and the pools are open! Start the new swim season off right with swim lessons for your child.
Helping a child to develop good hygiene doesn’t come without a few bumps along the way.