Articles About Kids

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    JAN 13, 2017

    Growth and development: Helping our child build self-esteem

    Self-esteem is a person’s core belief about himself or herself. A person’s self-esteem is reflected in his or her actions, both in how as well as what he or she does. Although self-esteem varies from time to time, the pattern usually leans toward a healthy or unhealthy view of self. With healthy self-esteem, a person is more likely to succeed in life. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSKidsmental healthParentingPractice WellnessSelf-Esteem

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    FEB 17, 2016

    Winning nutrition for spring training in Georgia

    As the warm-weather sports season approaches, parents can help their young athletes succeed with a game plan for good nutrition. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSchild nutritionGeorgiaKidsNutritionSports & Fitness

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    AUG 03, 2015

    Make today spontaneously playful

    All children develop at their own pace, both physically and emotionally. But you can help give your children all they need to be their healthy best –including lots of playtime and plenty of affection. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSBetter LivingKidsNutritionPractice WellnessWeight control

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    AUG 03, 2015

    Benefits of breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding is a natural way to provide all the nutrition your new baby needs. It also offers important health benefits that formula can’t match.   ... Learn more >

    TOPICSbreastfeedingHealthKidsNutritionPregnancy

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    JAN 19, 2015

    Dating violence: Is your teen at risk?

    Every year, nearly 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner. One in three adolescents is a victim of physical, sexual or emotional abuse. Alexa Sueda, MD, joins us to talk about what teen dating violence looks like and some of the warning signs parents and friends should be watchful for. We also speak with Nancy Schwartzman, the inventor of the Circle of 6 mobile app, who talks about ways that young women can both prevent and cope with sexual abuse. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSFamilyKidsSafety

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    JAN 19, 2015

    Learning about eating disorders for teens

      An eating disorder is a condition th... Learn more >

    TOPICSFamilyKidsNutrition

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    NOV 25, 2014

    Stress management: Helping your child with stress

      Introduction... Learn more >

    TOPICSKids

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    NOV 25, 2014

    Your toddler: Safe ways to explore

      The typical toddler is ... Learn more >

    TOPICSKidsSafety

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    SEP 29, 2014

    Bullying: Signs a child is bullied

    Children who are being bullied may be embarrassed and not want to talk about it. Be aware of the signs that your child is being bullied so you can help resolve the problem. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSFamilyKidsSafety

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    SEP 29, 2014

    Bullying: How to help your child who bullies

    It can be hard to accept that your child may be bullying other children. But once you recognize the problem, you can help solve it by helping your child learn how his or her actions affect others. Being sensitive to others’ feelings (empathy) is largely a learned skill that you can teach your child. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSFamilyKidsPractice WellnessSafety