Kids Health

Tips On How To Get Your Kids To Eat More Veggies!

By Inhabitots

You may have lucked out with a child who loves to eat fresh vegetables, but many parents face a tall order when it comes to getting their kids to eat anything "green," or red, purple or yellow for that matter, if it's in fact a vegetable.
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Is Your Child Stressed Out? Know the Signs

Most of us tend to look back on childhood as an easy time in our lives, especially compared to the stress of adulthood. But that doesn’t make childhood stress any less real. We tend to forget that our kids can get stressed out as well. Sometimes a child's stress from school can negatively affect other areas of life, causing behavioral changes.
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Common Rashes in Children

A rash is a visual reaction on the skin. There can be various factors that contribute to a rash. Some of the causes can include: an allergy, medications, an infection or virus. A rash is your skin’s way of letting you know that something is irritating it.
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6 Fun & Easy Exercises to Do with Your Kids

By Alicia Purdy

With the alarming (and climbing) rate of childhood obesity in the United States, it's more important than ever that parents model healthy behaviors for their children. Being a fit family doesn't mean you have to drag your kids to the gym or put them on a diet. Not sponsored content
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3-Ingredient Packed Lunch Recipes

By Jill Britz

Do your kids bring home sandwiches that have only been nibbled on, fruit that has been half-eaten, or carrots that are still fully-formed? If so, it's time you jazz up their lunchboxes. After all, well-fed kids are happy, learning kids, right? Here are four 3-ingredient lunch recipes that will take your child's lunch from boring to sensationally delicious. Not sponsored content
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School Lunch Ideas That Kids Will Actually Eat

By Alicia Purdy

As a parent, you don't really plan for having a picky eater—it just sort of happens. One day, you have a sweet baby who is putting everything in her mouth and then, nothing at all. You pack nutritious, well-balanced lunches only for them come home untouched, traded for junk foods or, worse, tossed into trash. Who will win the battle of the wills? [Spoiler alert]: It'll be you. Not sponsored content
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Six Myths About Twins

Twins capture the curiosity of the world. From the Spearmint gum twins to Mary Kate and Ashley, seeing double brings amusement and assumptions. Just like anything else, the idea of twins carry a lot of fable with the facts. Parents of multiples need to field a lot of questions and misconceptions. Here are some common myths about twins debunked. Not sponsored content
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Secondary Drowning: What it is and Why Every Parent Should Know the Symptoms

By Alicia Purdey

Drowning is a leading cause of death among young children, but even if you're vigilant about watching your kids near water, they could still be at risk. Secondary drowning, also known as "dry drowning," is a phenomenon that many parents don't even consider and yet, while rare, its risks are very real. What is Secondary Drowning? Not sponsored content
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Can Diet Changes Help with ADHD?

By Alicia Purdey

When you're living with a child who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you already know that each day has its own challenges and rewards. How you deal with your child's ADHD is a very personal decision. Not sponsored content
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Dentist Anxiety: How to Ease Your Child’s Fears

By Alicia Purdy

Nearly 75 percent of adults are afraid of the dentist, so it should come as no surprise if your child is terrified too. True "dental phobia" is so paralyzing that 5-10 percent of people never go to the dentist. This is an issue because a number of health issues can stem from poor dental health, including infections, tooth decay and persistent pain.
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