Is My Child Suffering From Allergies or A Cold?

Is My Child Suffering From Allergies or A Cold?

An expert gives advice on whether children should take allergy medications or cold medications to feel better?

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How You Can Help Your Child Become a Better Speller

How You Can Help Your Child Become a Better Speller

Experts offer tips for helping children develop their spelling ability at home. Parents can make this fun and meaningful if there is a reason for spelling/writing.

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How to Get Your Teen to Read More Books

How to Get Your Teen to Read More Books

Tips from an expert on how to get your teen or pre-teen to read more.

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5 Tips for First-Time Investors

5 Tips for First-Time Investors

Build your confidence with these smart strategies.

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College Admissions: What Should Students Do If They Have Been Deferred?

College Admissions: What Should Students Do If They Have Been Deferred?

Some colleges and universities just can’t admit all of the students they would like to via early decision or early action, so they defer a few and evaluate them again during regular decision. Here are some tips on what to do if your child has been deferred from college.

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5 Pathways to Saying ‘No’—Without Guilt

5 Pathways to Saying ‘No’—Without Guilt

Saying "no" is a very important part of living the life of your dreams. We all want to be involved in the things that we want, but many of us are involved in things we don’t want. These five pathways will help us say "no" without guilt.

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4 Benefits Children Can Gain From Camp and How to Prepare Them

4 Benefits Children Can Gain From Camp and How to Prepare Them

Children can benefit greatly from attending to camp. These are the top four intangible benefits that kids can get from going to camp and how parents can encourage their children to look for these "intangible opportunities" and best prepare them to succeed in the time leading up to camp.

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How Thumb Sucking Impacts Children's Teeth Development

How Thumb Sucking Impacts Children's Teeth Development

Thumb sucking and pacifiers. Those go hand in hand with raising children—and it seems like young kids everywhere use one or another to sooth themselves as they fall asleep. While a 2016 study shows thumb sucking may prevent allergies in kids, continuing the habit beyond the age of 5 can negatively impact a child's oral health.

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7 Types of Coughs Parents Should Watch for in Children

7 Types of Coughs Parents Should Watch for in Children

Coughs are generic symptoms of many different acute and chronic illnesses—most commonly the cold everyone seems to get one time or another during the winter months. But did you know there are seven different coughs you should be aware of (and be able to identify that are symptoms of specific childhood illnesses? A doctor describes those seven coughs, what commonly co-occurring symptoms to watch out for, and the basic treatment plan for each.

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Should I Be Concerned if My Child Snores or Is a Mouth Breather?

Should I Be Concerned if My Child Snores or Is a Mouth Breather?

While you might think it’s cute that your young child snores like Mommy or Daddy, that sleep habit could cause potential health problems down the line. Snoring and mouth breathing are breathing issues that are associated with high blood pressure, heart problems, and diabetes in adults. But don’t worry: There are things you can do for your child now to help them breath through their noses—and things you can do as an adult if you (or your partner) snores.

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What to Know About Report Cards and Tutoring

What to Know About Report Cards and Tutoring

If your child brings home a disappointing report card, it may be time for a tutor.

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10 Ways Exercising While Pregnant Benefits Expecting Mothers and Growing Babies

10 Ways Exercising While Pregnant Benefits Expecting Mothers and Growing Babies

Once women find out they're pregnant, they do everything in their power to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy—and some may even stop exercising, thinking is safer for mother and child. But as it turns out, exercising during pregnancy is safe, and it has numerous benefits for both the expecting mother and the growing baby.

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When Is It Time to Look into Special Education Services for My Child?

When Is It Time to Look into Special Education Services for My Child?

Tips from an expert on when to consider Special Education for your child.

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What to Do If You're Concerned About Your Child's Eating

What to Do If You're Concerned About Your Child's Eating

Nikki Pagano, LMSW, shares what parents can do to help if they're concerned about their child's eating behaviors.

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How to Have a Safe and Healthy Halloween

How to Have a Safe and Healthy Halloween

Tips to be safe while trick-or-treating on Halloween

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