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30 Phrases That Will Change a Kid’s Day (for the Better)

We know that positive words for kids will go a long way in helping boost their confidence and making their lives a happier place.

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These Baby Yoda Beanies Help Fight Pediatric Cancer & Everyone Needs One

Show off your Mandalorian style while helping others.

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A World-Renowned Pediatric Hospital (in Your Backyard)

Children’s National Hospital is ranked the number 1 pediatric hospital in the DC-MD-VA region and one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

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This New Reading Assessment Tool Is a Game-Changer

It can be used as an early intervention tool.

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Feed Their Belly (& Their Minds) with Cerebelly’s Newest Snack

We’re obsessed with their Smart Bars released last Ocotber and veggie-first pouches, and are eagerly awaiting their newest product: smoothie-inspired pouches.

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Study Shows This Pet Companion Can Reduce Anxiety in Kids with Autism

Adopting a feline companion can have great benefits.

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A World-Class Emergency Department Just For Bay Area Kids

When your child needs emergency care, you want the best care possible.  Luckily for Bay Area parents, world-class care is available 24/7 at the pediatric emergency department at Stanford Medicine.

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The #1 Safety Tip All Parents Should Know

“As a parent, you already know how wonderful—and stressful—kids can be. Take the time to reduce some of that stress by learning how to help save them from their wonderfully curious selves.”

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Tummy Time Hacks by a Pediatric Physical Therapist

As a pediatric physical therapist and mom of two, not only have I been there, done that, but it’s actually my job to help parents and babies become tummy time masters!

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bubly & Project Sunshine Launch Music-Themed Activity Kits for Pediatric Patients

Musical activity kits will be sent to hospitals nationwide.

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Dogs for Joy

Service Dogs Arriving at Children’s Hospitals Thanks to Dunkin’ Dogs for Joy

Three pediatric hospitals will receive their service dogs this month.  

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What You Need to Know to Keep Your Child’s Health on Track

Remember when your biggest worry about taking them to the doctor was whether or not they’d throw a fit over getting a lollipop flavor they didn’t like?

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The Basics of Brushing Baby’s Teeth & Gums

Even before your baby’s first tooth breaks through, you should start an oral hygiene routine. Here’s how.

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What’s the Right Age for Your Child’s First Eye Exam? The Answer May Surprise You

We asked mother of two and optometrist Dr. Jennifer Wademan about the right age for an exam, what to expect, and more about kid’s eye health.

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Thank You Heroes

Mattel Unveils Special Edition Collection Immortalizing Today’s Heroes

The popular toy brand has a new roster of #ThankYouHeroes Fisher-Price action figures and Little People figurines.

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Brave Care Everywhere Offers Virtual Care Visits

We’re all doing our part by staying home as much as we can, but what about when a little one gets sick?
Brave Care Everywhere has the answer. The modern, kid-friendly clinic is now offering virtual care visits for families…

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“How Do I Get My Toddler to Eat More Veggies?” & Other Food Questions Parents Want Answered

As an Outpatient Pediatric Dietician at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Crystal Tsai recently dished to us about holiday health and wellness, healthy snack ideas, what to look out for on food labels and even some surprising foods your picky eater may actually love.

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Treating Ear Infections Just Got Easier with These New FDA-Approved Ear Tubes

Now your child can get tubes without having to go to the hospital.

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4 Reasons Why Any Parent Could Forget a Baby in Their Car

It turns out 2018 was the highest year on record for tragic pediatric vehicular heatstroke and experts agree this can happen to even the most devoted parents. Here are four reasons why it can happen to anyone plus one easy solution that can help avoid a potential tragedy.

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8 Ways to Support a Family Going Through a Medical Crisis

When a family member or friend is dealing with devastating medical issues, here are some ways you can help out and support them during their time in need.

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I Love That My Kids Are Growing Up. Is That So Wrong?

Almost daily I stop and ask myself the same question, “Is it just me?” and I promptly reassure myself and answer, “Of course not, dear. But it doesn’t matter even if so.” Recently, though I can’t help but question why…

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Are Restroom Hand Dryers Harmful to Kids Ears? An 8th Grader Has the Answer

This incredibly professional study has some interesting answers.

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Brave Care: A New Pediatric Urgent Clinic Designed With Families in Mind

Portland parents: put this amazing new clinic on speed dial for your kids’ urgent care needs.

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This New FDA-Approved ADHD Treatment Is Drug-Free

This new device could treat ADHD without medication.

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3 Busy Moms Tried Nurture Life & Here’s What They Discovered

Nurture Life, a meal delivery service, is changing the dinnertime game for parents across the country with their nutritious, kid-pleasing dinners that are delivered straight to your doorstep.

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No, Your Baby’s White Noise Machine Won’t Deafen Them: What Parents Need to Know

Let’s unpack the story that have so many parents tossing their noise machines in the trash, shall we?

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Is Spray Sunscreen Safe For Kids? Experts Weigh In

Any sunscreen is better than none, but this is parents’ best option.

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