Happy, Healthy Kids

From food to sick days, keep day-to-day life simple and all natural for your whole family.

When Your Child Just Can't Go

There is a way to break the painful cycle of your kid's constipation. Keep reading.

7 Signs Your Family Is Feeling Too Much Stress

Is your whole fam frazzled? Our experts highlight seven ways to determine if your family is overly stressed--and what you can do about it.

The 7 Reasons Your Kid Needs Sleep

Getting your kid to bed early has more benefits than just a few hours of quiet time at night. New research explains how vitamin ZZZ may help children fight obesity, avoid colds, and succeed in school.

Sleuthing Out Sugar on Labels

Need-to-know facts about how to limit the sweet stuff!

A Parental Wake-Up Call: Yelling Doesn't Help

Verbal discipline is a slippery slope and one mistake can have lasting, irreversible consequences.

Why and How to Teach Your Kids Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness can help kids learn to focus, manage stress, regulate emotions, and develop a positive outlook. Here's how to teach them the skill.

How Wireless Devices Can Be Dangerous for Your Family

You've heard the buzz: Radiation from cell phones, laptops, and tablets could be harmful. Before you panic, follow this realistic advice for making the digital world less risky -- especially for our kids.

5 Mindfulness Activities You Can Do as a Family

Want to make mindfulness a family priority? Bring focus and peace with these powerful practices.

Why Your Child Should Be Doing Yoga

Not only can it help kids relax, but pediatricians say the ancient practice may also be a helpful treatment for asthma, autism, and more.

Kids Only Need to Exercise for 10 Minutes a Day to Reap Benefits, Study Says

It turns out just 10 minutes of intense activity is enough to help kids stay on the right track with their health.

6 Secrets of Pediatrician Parents

From clever home remedies to first aid tips, pediatrician parents share their secrets for kid injuries and illnesses.

5 Medication Mistakes Parents Make

Are you making these common errors when it comes to dosing your kids?

How to Tame Your Kid's Sweet Tooth in 30 Days

Would you let your child eat 50 pounds of sugar? That's how much the average 4- to 8-year-old goes through in a year. As researchers are finding that sugar harms kids in ways never imagined, the government is finally setting limits.

Young Children Behave Better When They Have a Consistent Bedtime

Get into a nighttime routine for better behavior throughout the day.

Drinking Soda Linked to Bad Behavior

Soda can lead to poor health and behavior in children

How Young Is Too Young to Specialize in One Sport?

Kids who focus on one sport too early are more likely to get hurt or quit, according to a new AAP report.

Is a Little Dirt Good for Kids?

Could messing around in the mud be good for your child's physical and mental health?

7 Doctor-Approved Home Remedies for Your Family

Doctors say many common ailments, from bee stings to bellyaches, can be treated with drug-free remedies.

Study: Mindfulness Might Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

A new study suggests that mindfulness can be effective in combatting obesity in children.

Parental Leave Isn't Just About Parents: Why It Makes a Difference to Our Kids' Health

Let's not forget what parental leave is really about: healthier babies, parents who are able to thrive professionally, and strong and resilient families.

Are Coffee Shop Drinks Safe for Kids?

The caffeine (and sugar) in those frosty beverages adds up fast.

8 Simple Rules for Raising a Healthy Kid

A doctor mom reveals the easiest ways to keep your little ones as healthy as possible.

Here's Really, Really Good News About Teen Pregnancy Rates

Across the country, pregnancy rates among teens of all ethnicities have hit an amazing all-time low.

Keep Smooching! Seeing Parents' PDA Might Be Good for Kids' Health

New research shows kids experience health benefits from witnessing affection between their parents.

Why "Playing Like a Girl" is a Good Thing

This non-profit is helping young girls lead active, healthy lives.