What’s commonly called “growing pains” is the most common type of limb pain in children. The condition can be painful, but fortunately, it isn’t dangerous and there are things you can do to ease your child’s discomfort.
When your child is sick, you want to do everything you can to make them feel better. Sometimes, antibiotics are the answer. Sometimes, however, they can cause more harm than good.
Transitioning your toddler from a crib to a big kid bed is a significant milestone for most families. You might be wondering: When is it time? And how do we make the transition?
It’s not uncommon for children of all ages to worry. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five children will experience some kind of clinical-level anxiety by the time they reach adolescence.
It’s common for kids to have cell phones these days. But if you ask any parent what the appropriate age is to give a child their first cell phone, you will get a lot of different answers.
For most adults, we view our pets as members of the family. Animals bring us joy, love and attachment. When a pet dies, the grief we experience can be like losing a loved one; it can be heartbreaking. For children, that loss can be devastating.