Category: Families

two children play in the shallow tides at the beach while their parents watch in the background

June 5, 2024

Beach Safety Tips: 5 Ways to Protect Your Kids

A pediatrician explains what you need to know about the surf, sun and sand.

Children's Health, Families, Safety

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little kid wearing a swimsuit sits on a side of a pool, eating a slice of watermelon

August 3, 2023

3 Healthy Poolside Snacks

Need a new summer treat? Try these recipes—and your kids can help!

Families, Recipes

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image of a father putting an arm around an adolescent son's back

December 23, 2022

6 Mental Health Tips for Parents

A mental health crisis among children means parents are stressed and worried, too.

Adolescents, Families, Kids and Mental Health, Mental Health

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October 14, 2022

Helping Children Cope with Scary News

Learn how to talk to your children about frightening current events and process your own fears in a healthy manner.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Families

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Little girl holding parents hands

May 13, 2022

4 Reasons Not to Spank Your Child, and 4 Things to Do Instead

Research shows that spanking is harmful and doesn’t improve behavior.

Children's Health, Families

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May 6, 2022

7 Ways to Be a More Effective, Happier Parent

Discipline isn’t about punishment, but about setting expectations.

Children's Health, Families

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April 27, 2021

3 Ways to Help Prevent Child Abuse

Every adult can play a role in keeping kids safe.

Children's Health, Families, Social Justice

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two fathers with their toddler daughter, playing with dachshund puppy

July 8, 2020

How to Prepare Your Pet for a New Baby

It takes planning and training to keep everyone safe.

Babies, Children's Health, Families, Pets

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graphic of mom and dad sitting with two kids on couch

April 17, 2020

Helping Children Cope with Scary Headlines and a New Normal

These tips can help you talk to your kids about COVID-19 and social distancing.

Children's Health, Coronavirus, Families

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illustration of hand holding a cupcake

November 27, 2019

Avoiding Food Pressure This Holiday Season

Tips on how to politely decline food from loved ones.

Families, Nutrition

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June 13, 2018

Rethinking Summer Break

Use summer vacation to shape your child’s long-term health.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Families

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Members of the Cancer Widowers Support Group

May 21, 2018

Surviving the Unthinkable Together

Single Fathers Due to Cancer support group provides friendship and resources at life’s toughest time.

Cancer, Caregivers, Families, Patient Stories

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