Make a Difference for Children Globally this Holiday Season
11/30/2022 ● By Family Features
This holiday season, gifts can go beyond just thoughtful presents for family, friends and loved ones and can make real impact for children globally.Read More »
Get Out of the 'Fast Fashion' Lane this Holiday Season
11/02/2022 ● By Dan Hiestand
According to Merriam-Webster, fast fashion is “an approach to the design, creation, and marketing of clothing fashions that emphasizes making fashion trends quickly and cheaply available to consumers.”Read More »
Keeping Kids Active in Cold Weather Months
11/02/2022 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Daily exercise is essential for kids and their families, no matter the season. Regular exercise helps to boost the immune system, maintain strong muscles and bones.Read More »
Stargazing: The Perfect Winter Hobby
11/02/2022 ● By Carla Knipe
Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wished you could get a little closer look? Perhaps your kids are crazy about space, thanks to their favorite movies or television showsRead More »
Five Ways to Cope with Holiday Depression
11/02/2022 ● By Jan Pierce
The issue of depression is a serious one and it seems the holiday season brings added stress for everyone.Read More »
10/05/2022 ● By Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss
Is it true that you shouldn’t put plastic bottle caps that are less than three inches wide in diameter into the recycling bin?Read More »
Season of the Weird and Creepy
10/05/2022 ● By Rick Epstein
"If your head was cut off, could you still talk?” Five-year-old Sally, who carries Halloween in her heart year-round, was tapping into the paternal store of vital information.Read More »
Coping with a Fear of Shots
10/05/2022 ● By Ross Newman, M.D., F.A.A.P.
The fear of getting a vaccination can often be worse than the shot itself, but there are things you can do to help make immunizations a positive and calm experience for children.Read More »
Instrument of Torture, or the Magic Flue
08/31/2022 ● By Rick Epstein
The instrumental-music teacher cast her net into the fourth grade and pulled me into her boat, wriggling weakly. My dad asked, “Well, which instrument would you like to play?”Read More »
Is My Child Getting Enough Sleep?
08/31/2022 ● By By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Sleep is fundamental to a child’s health; however, getting kids back on their school sleep schedule after a carefree summer can be a tough task for parents.Read More »