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Supporting kids through mental health challenges takes caregiver and community commitment, partnership with primary care

Last year, the Children’s Hospital Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the U.S. Surgeon General declared...

Local artist creates outlet for those living with IBD

Izzy Johnson was trying out for the tennis team the summer before their freshman year when they realized something was wrong. One week of...

Keeping Kids Motivated to Read this Fall

Fall is a busy time! Your family calendar might be filling up with back-to-school activities, fall sports, and events that help you make the...

5 Reasons Why Your Child Should (and Can) Learn How to Play Chess

Chess is one of the oldest and most popular games in history, with early forms of the game dating back to the 6th century CE....

CDC Approves Vaccinations for Children as Young as 6 Months

As of June 18, 2022 COVID vaccines have been approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for children as young as six...

35 Easy STEAM Ideas to try at Home

STEAM (Science, Technology Engineering, Arts and Math) has grown in popularity in recent years as a way to educate children for the 21st Century....

Should Your Child Return To Sports After Multiple Concussions?

Christopher Adams’ sixteen-year-old son has always loved playing hockey. But two years ago, he received his first concussion when he slammed his head against...

Top 5 Table Manners to Teach Your Kids

Dining etiquette can sound formal and perhaps even stuffy in today’s fast-paced society, but did you know that teaching children basic table manners helps...

8 Reasons to Consider a Snake for your Child with Autism

A fear of snakes seems almost universal–many think humans are hardwired to fear them. But snakes can actually make incredible family pets for children,...

Is Your Teen Having a Hard Breakup?

Relationships between teens can be fickle: one day they can’t get enough of each other, the next day the exact opposite is the case....

How Can You Help Your Kid Make Friends?

Few things are as important to teens’ emotional development and maturity as having friends that they can rely on and confide in. But teens...