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How Social Media Filters Are Affecting Youth
Social media filters may be cute and fun, but they are having a deeper impact on the mental health of youth. Here's what parents need to know.
Everything You Need to Know About Schizophrenia In Kids
While schizophrenia is relatively uncommon in teens, young adults can be diagnosed. Here's everything you need to know about this mental health condition.
Yes, Your Kid Can Be Addicted to Social Media—Here's How to Help
A new study reveals that the brains of teens who watched TikTok had the same areas associated with addiction light up on a scan, but how worried should parents be? Experts weigh in on how addictive social media can be for kids.
Why You Should Be Asking Your Pediatrician Not to Talk to Your Kids About Their Weight
Growth charts and weight are a common part of children's annual visit to the pediatrician. Here's why you should probably be asking your pediatrician not to discuss them with your child.
How To Have Sex-Positive Talks With Your Teen Without Being Cringey
Instead of placing emphasis on "The Talk," parents can establish lasting trust which holds space for "The Recurring Conversation" necessary for sexual education.
Toxic Diet Talk During Girl Scout Cookie Season May Increase Kids' Risk for Eating Disorders
Kids young as 5 learn entrepreneurship through Girl Scout cookie sales, but they may also be learning to worry about fat, calories, and weight. Here's what parents can do to protect their children.
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3 Ways to Treat Lice—and How to Know if Your Child Really Has Them
Slather their head with bug-killing shampoo, remove crawlers by hand, or buy a huge tub of mayo? If you’re bugging out, take heart: Lice is harder to transmit than you might think, and there are effective treatments available.
Here's What Parents Need To Know About Chest Binding
Binders are a form of gender affirming clothing for transgender tweens and teens, and there's a lot to know before choosing the right one.
What To Do When Your Child Has Auditory Processing Disorder

Kids who have auditory processing disorder may present with many symptoms like having trouble concentrating when it's noisy. Here are the signs parents can look out for and what they should do next.