As parents, we know about kids with colds, runny noses and ear infections. But if a fever were to cause a seizure, few of us are equipped to respond. Find out what you need to know about febrile seizures.
Is your child resilient? How do you, as a parent, support your child while also bringing out their strength and bounce-back for the days ahead? You let them fail. Sometimes.
In the era of gym selfies and social media filters, we are constantly flooded with messages about how we should look. Can that affect a young girl’s body image? Yes, according to research, and so can these other influences.
A new study shows a high-sugar diet during pregnancy can negatively affect a child’s brain function. Pediatric dietitian Jennifer Hyland, RD, explains the findings.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
Think your toddler isn’t getting much added sugar? You could be wrong. Dietitian Jennifer Hyland, RD, explains the results of a new study ― and exactly where that sugar’s lurking.
If your family lives by the calendar, you’re not alone. Learn how to limit organized activities and provide the all-important “down time” kids need to thrive.
Kids of all ages spend a lot of time glued to their screens these days. Get some tips on how to encourage them to love the outdoors, despite the lure of technology.
Sexting — the sending of sexually explicit videos, images or messages via cell phone texts — has become more common among adolescents, a recent study shows.
As kids grow up, there are always some accidents. Kids fall off of bikes and ledges, slip on hard-edged coffee tables and can easily chip, loosen or lose a tooth. If any of these happen, find out what to do.
If your child fractures or chips a tooth, do you know what to do? Here’s the short answer from pediatric dentist Trista Onesti, DDS.