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7 Tips to Overcome Fear of the Dark

7 Tips to Overcome Fear of the Dark

Avoid ideas like "monster spray" which only affirm in a child's mind that monsters are real and need to be "sprayed away."  - Berkley James, pediatric sleep consultant  Fear of the dark i . . .

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Extended Bedwetting

Help for older kids who wet the bedBedwetting among older children is more common than parents realize.  Over 7 million children, ages 5-17, in the U.S. are affected.Boys wet the bed 2/3 more tha . . .

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Tips Before You Send Your Food-allergic Kid to Camp

Attending summer day camp is often a rite of passage for kids. But for the parents of children with life-threatening food allergies, camp is more complicated than filling out forms and dropping off ch . . .

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Every Child with Special Needs is Entitled to A Free and Appropriate Education

Today, 1 in 50 individuals is diagnosed with autism, making it more common than pediatric cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. It occurs in all racial, ethnic and social groups and is four times more l . . .

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Prepare Your Child to Go Back-to-school After Winter Break

For most students, January means a return to school after a winter vacation. Because there are few three-day weekends or other interruptions, the months between winter and spring breaks are the time w . . .

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Make the Team

As the school year starts up, our throats begin to tighten. Fall sports tryouts are underway, and our children are stressed. Chances are, you’re feeling just as anxious for tryouts as your kids.&nbs . . .

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