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4 Myths About Free-Range Kids and the Parents Who Raise Them So called “free-range” kids have a tendency to find themselves as the center of media attention when they are reported by well-meaning neighbors. They usually get the facts wrong.
The Hidden Dangers of the Jungle Gym There are obvious and not-so-obvious signs that a playground or jungle gym is dangerous for children. These are the signs parents need to know to have safe kids.
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How to Lock a Kid in Their Room (Spoiler: Don't) When toddlers start a-roaming, it can be tempting to lock them in their bedroom. It’s a terrible idea.
How to Chill Out an Injured Child Bumps, bruises, and broken bones are all pretty harrowing the first time they happen. Here’s how parents can coach their kid through the pain.
How to Tell the Difference Between Seasonal Allergies and Illness That cough and congestion may not be due to cold and flu at all, but allergies – a distinct problem with its own dangers.
The 7 Ways Parents Misdiagnose and Mistreat Injuries Kids getting hurt is inevitable, but not all traditional home first aid treatments are advisable. Here are the injury treatment methods to avoid.
How To Protect Young Male Athletes From Themselves Boys may experience major sports injuries that lead to ACL injury symptom and Tommy Johns surgery if they are allowed to specialize in a single sport.
How to Teach a Kid to Tell Not Tattle Parents don’t want to raise a snitch, but they want kids safe from bullies. It takes nuance to teach the difference between tattling and reporting a bully.
Can Parents Leave Kids Alone? For How Long? It’s All About Age. Babies, toddlers, preschooler, tweens, and teens can be left alone for some amount of time. But how long depends on variables like temperament and distance.
What It Would Actually Look Like to Have an Officer in Every School The presence of school resource officers, better known as SROs, will likely expand dramatically in the next few years.
How To Protect Young Girls From Sports Injuries Parents love to watch daughters play sports, but they need to be aware of sports injuries typical of female athletes like ACL tears and concussions.
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How to Protect Toddlers From Obesity With patience, persistence, and tactical timing you can save your toddler from the health risks associated with being overweight.
How to Tell if a Child Needs Glasses Pediatricians might not always catch vision problems, parents should take the time to see an optometrist and keep vigilant for signs of eye troubles.