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Obamacare: How Health Reform Affects Your Kids' Coverage

By Laura Leavitt

The new ACA changes can help your kid's coverage if you understand what is offered.
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Factors That Can Lead to Early Puberty (Precocious Puberty)

By JustMommies staff

Watching our children mature and grow can be bittersweet-we love to see the people they are becoming, but also miss the sweet little kids they once were. If your young child begins to show those first physical signs of puberty at a very young age, it can be frightening and worrisome. But how young is
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Teen Smoking: What to Know, What to Do

By Laura Leavitt

Teens may think smoking is cool, but you can be a positive influence.
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6 Signs Your Teen Is Using Drugs

By Laura Leavitt

The changes in your teen's behavior could be signs of something serious.
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6 Things You Didn't Know About the Gardasil Vaccine

By Laura Leavitt

Getting to know the Gardasil vaccine will help you see how beneficial it can be.
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How Many Calories Should My Child Eat? Nutrition Guide for Kids

By JustMommies staff

As a parent, you want to provide your children with the best nutrition. A healthy diet full of whole grains, lean protein, fresh fruits, and vegetables is essential for growing bodies. When you feed your family, you probably try to provide them with balanced meals, healthy snacks, and plenty of water.
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Is Your Child Stressed Out? Know the Signs

By JustMommies staff

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
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Does my teen have an eating disorder?

By JustMommies staff

Eating disorders often develop in adolescence. Many teens are trying to have the perfect body or have an unrealistic perspective of how they look. Eating disorders may start as a diet or often young girls are fascinated with the idea of being anorexic. Anorexia is glamorized in the media. Teen girls
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Teens and Sleep – Why is your teenager so tired?

By Laura Leavitt

Teenagers are growing in their brains and bodies - that requires a lot of rest and recovery.
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Depression in Teens: How to help your teen

By Laura Leavitt

Your teen may be quietly experiencing extreme emotional distress.
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