What parents should know about bullying

What parents should know about bullying

It seems like bullying has been in the news a lot lately — and for good reason. According to the National Bullying Prevention Center, more than 20 percent of kids report being bullied at some time. The good news is that the number of students being bullied has...
Diabetes & kids — A growing concern

Diabetes & kids — A growing concern

When we think of diabetes, we often think of adults living with the condition. But according to the American Diabetes Association, more than 190,000 American kids are living with diabetes. And it’s the type of diabetes that’s increasingly being diagnosed in kids...
Headphones & your child’s hearing

Headphones & your child’s hearing

It may seem at times like headphones are a natural extension of your child’s ears. But the question is — Are those headphones hurting his or her hearing? The short answer: Probably so, at least on some level. As a child grows and develops, his or her ears require...