Asthma is a major health concern and it is particularly an issue in children who live in the city.
A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.
Many studies have shown that reading consistently to kids is the strongest factor in a child’s later reading success.
They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.
Now a report from the journal Pediatrics suggests the placebo effect could have a real impact with a common childhood problem – the cough.
Can parents get arrested or sued for their teen’s beer party if they weren’t home?
While adults with children under 18 were more likely to say they smiled or laughed on any given day, they were also more likely to say they have a lot of stress at home.
Here’s where to take your brood of candy-craving little monsters for a safe, festive and community-centric trick-or-treat in Philly.
Any parent can tell you that getting your kids to do their chores is a Herculean task. Chore-inator attempts to lend a hand.
Sister Nancy DeCeasare Ph.D., associate professor of Human Services as Chestnut Hill College, says the specialized training session was geared towards mental health professionals.
Night terrors, which can occur in a child’s first few hours of sleep, can be dramatic for parents and caregivers.
Health officials say two more New Jersey children have confirmed cases of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.
Education Department spokesman David Saenz stressed the state used a new reporting method that accounted for some of the increase, but said some could be attributed to Superstorm Sandy.
“It seems pretty unenviable it would move,” says Terry Quinlan, the supervisor of health services for the Lower Merion School District.
Fall is in the air and there is plenty of fun to be had for the whole family this weekend in Philadelphia!