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Health & Development

How to Get Kids to Pay Attention

Age-by-age guidance on creating better communication with your kids, so you and your kids can feel heard and respected.

How to Raise a Nonpicky Eater

Mealtime basics that can help prevent your child from becoming a picky eater.

Helping Children Cope With Loss

How to help a child cope and navigate loss to move toward healing.

Enjoy Yoga by the Barn at Old Salem

All yoga skill levels are encouraged to participate in the May 6 event.

Emergency Room Visits Jump as Trampoline Parks Gain Popularity

Study authors call for additional strategies to prevent injuries at trampoline parks.

Pokémon Go is Good for You

Study shows players have more physical activity.

Easing Separation Anxiety

A parent toolkit to make separations smoother from babyhood through adolescence.

Low Birth Weight Babies at Higher Risk for Mental Health Problems Later in Life

Findings may stem from biological responses of the infant to difficult prenatal conditions and postnatal stresses following early birth.

Study Finds Bullying Linked to Lower Academic Achievement

Even moderate levels of bullying can negatively affect a student’s performance in school.

Coping With Separation Anxiety in Children

The Daycare Dilemma: What to do when your child can’t bear to see you leave

Tips for Pregnant and New Moms

Advice for maintaining a healthy pregnancy

Strategies for Preventing and Coping With Youth Sports Injuries

Seven safety protocol guidelines and tips for keeping kids in the game.

Helping Kids Navigate Toxic Friendships

How to help kids make good, positive friendships

Flavored E-Cigarette Use May Increase Teens’ Desire to Smoke Tobacco

Using flavored e-cigarettes associated with a lower prevalence of perception of tobacco’s danger, study finds.

American Academy of Pediatrics Emphasizes Safety and Importance of Vaccines

AAP issues statement that vaccines are safe, effective and save lives.

Understanding 0bsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children

OCD is one of the most common disorders in children and adolescents, with estimates ranging from 1-2 percent of children in the U.S., according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Raising Confident Decision-Makers

Age-by-age tips to help encourage good decision making from toddlerhood through the teen years.

Teaching Your Child About Inappropriate Contact and Building a Positive Body Image

It’s never too early to teach children about sexuality and safety around strangers

ADHD: Probably NOT Parenting or Seasoned Potato Chips

New study faults DNA for disorder in children, not upbringing or environmental factors.

New Central Library Inaugurated with Contest and Sneak Peek Event

Building healthy hearts and minds is the theme for pre-opening event at Central Library in Winston-Salem.

Are Your Child's Vaccinations Up-to-Date for School?

With the first day of school approaching, it's time to double-check your child's vaccinations.

Help Your Kids Avoid Sports Burnout

As a parent, your role is to encourage and shield your child from burnout, which can be done by watching behavior.

Our Journey with the 2016 Fit Family Challenge

My family made some important healthy changes, and we had a blast doing it.

Eli Whitney Recreation Center Unveils New Playground

New outdoor space incorporates local history with active play

2016 Fit Family Challenge Spotlight: The Griffins

Kelly Griffin and her husband, Rodney, live in Summerfield with their three children.

2016 Fit Family Challenge Spotlight: The Hamiltons

Darlene Hamilton wants to make lifelong changes to her family's diet and make exercise fun.

Sports and ADHD: A Positive Connection?

If you’d like to incorporate sports into your child’s life to improve his or her ADHD symptoms, keep these tips in mind.

ADHD May Be Linked to Persistent Parental Criticism

A study finds only sustained parental criticism was associated with the continuance of ADHD symptoms in the children who had been diagnosed with ADHD.

Take Folic Acid for Good Health

Women who consume the recommended amount of folic acid — 400 micrograms — before and during early pregnancy can help prevent major birth defects.

Your Tot's Job? Playtime

Play, especially with parents, promotes learning, good health and more
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