Yes, parents can make a difference

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Today’s guest blogger is Meghan Walls, PsyD, a pediatric psychologist at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children. How likely will the... Read more

Making sense of the latest sleep advice and research

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You have a 3 month old and you’re feeling sleep deprived. You are falling asleep at your desk in the middle of the morning. Aunt Minnie... Read more

Infant sleep safety: Can gadgets or certain sleep habits help?

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The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines on infant sleep safety. These guidelines are based on new evidence obtained... Read more

Parenting a teen means new 'job titles'

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One day…suddenly…when you aren’t looking, you may find that there is a teenager living in your home. It’s happened... Read more

How can I get my child on a sleep schedule?

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It is now widely recognized that insufficient sleep is a public health issue and can adversely affect the health of children. In recent years... Read more

Back to school advice from Healthy Kids bloggers

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It’s that time of year again, we’ve asked our Healthy Kids bloggers to offer the best advice for parents to keep in mind as the... Read more

Why drowsy driving is impaired driving

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Motor vehicle crashes remain the number one cause of death for teens in the US, and I always remind parents that they need to help their teens... Read more

Should I be concerned if my child snores?

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You noticed that your child recently started snoring. When do you need to worry about it? The quick answer is: 1. You should be concerned... Read more