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Category Archives: Children’s Health

Teenage Boy Taking A Driving Lesson

Keep Teen Drivers Safe

Teen drivers are at heightened risk of getting into an accident. But there are things parents can do to reduce those chances.

Backs of schoolkids with colorful rucksacks moving in the street

Watch That Backpack Load

Most children rely on backpacks to carry books and supplies to and from school and activities. But a backpack that’s too heavy or doesn’t fit right can cause harm.

Adorable little girl with curly hair wearing a colorful swimming suit playing with water splashes at beautiful pool in a tropical resort having fun during family summer vacation

Take Precaution Over Pool Risks

Just a few inches of water in a kiddie pool are enough to drown a child. “When we think of pool risks, we think of the big pools, complete with deep ends, diving boards and swim parties,” said Michelle Fulton, Sarah Bush Lincoln Nurse Practitioner.  “But more than 10 percent of pool-related deaths in young […]

Family spending leisure time at home

All Family Time is Quality Time

Don’t feel guilty about the amount of “quality time” you spend with your family. Some experts are beginning to reject the quality time movement for something much more basic.


Raising Kids with Self-Esteem

It’s a powerful weapon in the war against teenage drug and alcohol abuse. And it doesn’t cost parents a penny. It’s called the “self-esteem shield.”