Mindful ignoring for parents: Let your kids figure it out

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To be clear, I’m not in the practice of ignoring my children. In fact, I find that it is very difficult for me to ignore my kid’s... Read more

Is the new SAT an improvement?

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As adults, we praise innovation. Companies such as Apple and Google are known as “innovative,” and make a point to hire creative... Read more

5 things to do before yelling at your kids

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As parents, many times our frustrations with our children can bubble over. Maybe your son refuses to do something that you asked him, or your... Read more

How healthy is your child’s school?

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Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched its Healthy Schools initiative, providing federal funding to states to reduce... Read more

Should we ban handheld devices for 12 and under?

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Interrupting rapid brain growth for babies, sleep deprivation, and delayed development – These were a few reasons a pediatric occupational... Read more

Why tattling can be a good thing

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As parents, we have all been there: your 5-year-old son is playing nicely with another child on the playground and then chaos ensues. Your... Read more

When you and your child’s teacher do not agree

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Of all the new things in the beginning of the school year — new backpacks, new lunchboxes, new clothes — the prospect of new relationships... Read more

Back-to-school tips from Healthy Kids bloggers

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With school right around the corner, we asked our Healthy Kids bloggers to give us their best back-to-school tips. Here’s to a healthy... Read more