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Schedule your child's back-to-school physical before fall
School will be starting again soon. Learn why it's a good idea to schedule a back-to-school physical now to ensure your child's physical and mental health.
6 tips to reduce children's screen time
Children are on screens during the school day more than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 6 tips to help trim screen time when they're not in school.
Childhood vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are thoughtful about bringing children to public spaces, including clinics. However, families should keep children on the recommended vaccine schedule. Learn why.
7 tips for helping your child wear a mask
Some schools are recommending or requiring masks as students return to the classroom this fall. Here are 7 tips for helping your children get used to wearing a mask for an extended time.
Helping your children prepare for a COVID-19 test
The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for families — especially if your child is upset about having a COVID-19 test. The good news is that there are things you can do to help your child prepare.
Clean up your hand-washing skills
Help your kids clean up their hand-washing skills before school starts. Here are some tips and a coloring sheet to get them motivated.
Social media risks: Tips to keep your children safe
Social media is a fun, easy way for kids to connect with friends. Because younger kids are joining in, it's important to teach them that even though social media is fun to use, there also are risks. Learn how to keep your children safe on social media.
Emotional exhaustion during times of unrest
2020 has been a year full of change and trauma. You may be wondering what's next. As events unfold, you may begin to feel irritable, struggle to motivate yourself or just feel stuck. You're emotionally exhausted. Learn what it is and what you can do regain a sense of well-being.
As we reopen, let’s keep each other safe and healthy
As the economy starts to reopen and things feel normal again, it’s sometimes easy to forget that we’re in the midst of a pandemic. Continue to do your part to keep your friends, family, co-workers and community members safe and healthy by washing your hands, wearing a mask and maintaining a safe distance from others while in public.
Play! It's good for your family's health
With summer in full swing and seemingly unlimited opportunities for kids to play, it’s a good time to remember that play isn’t just fun — it’s the foundation for healthy growth.
Don't let a fear of COVID-19 stop you from seeking needed emergency care
Fears of contracting COVID-19 has people questioning if it is safe to seek care in clinics, hospitals, but most specifically emergency departments.
4 tips for temper tantrums
We’ve all been there. Your toddler is having a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store aisle. What do you do now? These 4 tips may offer some techniques you haven’t tried yet.