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Stock the Fridge and Pantry for Healthy After-School Snacks

September 2017

Kids are hungry after school, and everyone is busy after school! Make it easy for children to select healthy snacks by keeping some of these…

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Beating Back-to-School Anxiety

June 2017

The transition into a new school year can be a time of excitement —and stress. Children and teens can become anxious, irritable or depressed by…

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Plan Ahead for Back-to-School Bedtimes

April 2017

Preschoolers and children in elementary school have particular sleep needs: Preschoolers (ages three to five): 10 to 13 hours School-age (ages six to 13): 9…

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Washing Your Hands: Let’s Make it Fun!

June 2015

You do so many things with your hands. You play with your friends, work at school, help set the table for dinner… Getting your hands…

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Child-Resistant Safety Caps Help Keep Kids Safe

April 2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year one of every 150 two-year-olds visits an emergency department in the U.S. for an…

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Is My Child's Cough Serious?

February 2015

Coughing is very common in normal, healthy children. Children younger than 5 years old often have four or five upper-respiratory infections with a cough every…

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