Emily Elveru

Emily Elveru

Emily Elveru is the Staff Health Editor at Parents, where she covers kids' and women's health, parenting advice, and the occasional lifestyle story. When she isn't working from home, she enjoys taking long, slow walks around her Brooklyn neighborhood, browsing a local bookstore, or diving into a new craft project.

These super-simple first day of school traditions will remind them that this is a special time—and a milestone worth celebrating, whether they're studying in the classroom, at the kitchen table, or both.
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For two decades, peanut allergies have been rising in America—to the bewilderment of the medical community. Now doctors are getting closer to understanding why.
Here's how to protect your child's eyes in spite of all the extra time we're all spending on our iPhones and computers.
Pediatrician moms and dads share their top tips on how to avoid germs and stay well in the months ahead.
Make the transition from summer into a new school year easier with these simple tips and tricks from teachers.
Feel better about screen time this summer while also blowing your kid's mind with these augmented-reality apps available for both iOS and Android devices.
Don't just rely on sunscreen alone! Check out our top picks for sun protective swimsuits, shirts, and accessories to provide the extra coverage your kids need to stay safe outside this summer.
Is your little angel turning into a big bully? Follow these strategies to put an end to your toddler or preschooler's aggressive behavior.
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It's easy to panic when your child seems to be falling behind in school. But you can calm your concern and help her at the same time with these tips.
You can help grow your kid's organizational skills starting in infancy and reinforce them at every age.
These smart stretches and moves can be done during the day in order to help your baby fall asleep when the sun goes down.
Frightening events happen in the world every day, and grappling with them is hard for all of us. Dawn Huebner, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist explains how to soothe your child's worries.
Our panel of AAP pediatricians understands your concerns about vaccines. They're parents, too. But here's what they really wish people knew about vaccines.
Cathy Bennett, Michael Phelps's first swimming instructor, shares her advice for helping your future Olympic swimmer feel safe and confident in the water.
A scratchy butt could be caused by many factors, from hemorrhoids to pinworms to improper wiping. Here's how to figure out the source of the itch and how to treat it.
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Kairi Yang, a 15-month-old from Hickory, North Carolina, was chosen as the 2019 Gerber Baby. And you'll totally know why once you see her big eyes and smile.
Hooray for more inclusivity! Aquatica Orlando announced that its staff has completed autism sensitivity and awareness training.
These healthy habits are proven to promote lifelong health and resiliency in kids.
Listen up: That earwax creeping out of your kid's ears may not be pretty, but the right way to remove it is to just let it be. Here's why.
Bumps and bruises happen, but so do more serious problems. At least 2 million kids under age 19 go to the E.R. for sports and recreation injuries each year, notes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tommy John, D.C., coauthor of Minimize Injury, Maximize Performance, shares how to protect your kiddo.
The comedian opens up about being the main caregiver for his spouse and five kids.
Sesame Place was named the first autism-certified theme park. The brand's mission is to help all children grow stronger, smarter, and kinder.
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Multi-tasking mama and Cheeky Kids co-founder Ayesha Curry shares tips on how to travel with kids, make cooking low-stress, and empower little ones to give back.
Niki Taylor's life changed forever on April 30, 2001. Today, that fateful event has shaped her decision to become an advocate for giving blood.
Here are some of the ways your furry friends benefit your kids.