New report: How does the well-being of Pa’s children rank?

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For the past 27 years advocates for children and families have eagerly anticipated the annual Kids Count Report published by the Annie E. Casey... Read more

Sleepovers: Keeping them fun and safe

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Summer vacation is coming and this can mean overnight visits for your kids with relatives or friends. These opportunities can provide a much-needed... Read more

How we all can fight the effects of poverty

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Last month, The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that all pediatricians screen for poverty in children, hoping to reduce the toxic... Read more

Parents: Spring break advice to your teen

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Whether your teen is anxiously awaiting their departure to a tropical paradise or snow covered peaks, you may be equally anxious about their... Read more

What is the rate of child abuse in schools, rec groups?

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As a parent, you’ve probably heard enough stories about child abuse in sports teams and youth organizations to make your head spin. A... Read more

Talk to your kids about being safe on New Year's Eve

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Many families plan big celebrations for New Year’s Eve, and many kids may think they’ve outgrown spending such a social evening... 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

Make holiday hugs a child’s choice

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Learning to set and hold boundaries is an important life skill. Adults without boundaries are routinely taken advantage of by others because... Read more