Feeling out of shape, but have no time and no one to watch your kids? A Maine fitness center has the solution for some parents. A Fit-Family Boot Camp.
Children may be resilient but illness or injury can have a big impact on their coping skills. Read how the right book could help them through a difficult time.
Sadly, kids with disabilities are often excluded from activities that other kids are doing. Listen to how the National Inclusion Project is making a difference.
Relationship coach and divorce consultant Dr. Erin Oldham helps couples (and children) navigate the sometimes rocky world of love, marriage and divorce.
Right now, 100 children in foster care in Maine hope to be adopted by loving families. Think you’re not up to it? A bit of myth busting may change your mind.
Daniel and His Starry Night Blanket: A Story of Illness and Sibling Love wins its sixth literary award. Written by former child psychologist Sally Loughridge.
Talking to your children about sexual assault might not be an easy conversation for a lot of parents. It may not even occur to some if their child is still young. When should you say something? How do you find the right words to avoid scaring them or leaving them bewildered and confused? Maybe that’s exactly how […]
When you catch a cold or some other viral infection the best treatment is usually rest, fluids and painkillers — acetaminophen or ibuprofen. And don’t forget lots and lots of TLC! It’s important to keep a close watch on children with a viral upper respiratory illness because they’re apt to get a secondary infection, such […]
Last year, more than 200 children between the ages of 1 and 14 drowned in a swimming pool or spa. Three out of four were under the age of 5. NSF International, a public health and safety organization, has put together five simple steps you should take to make your pool safe this summer. Tip […]
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and the American Academy of Pediatrics have recommended routine cholesterol screening of children between the ages of 9 and 11 and again between 17 and 21 since 2011.They issued the recommendation and additional guidelines after reviewing more than 1,000 published documents on heart disease and how it relates to children […]