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Mind Your Child's Mind

It’s been three months since 41-year-old Heidi Henke’s son, Gunnar, came home from his first day of school with his Broccoli Award. The 4-year-old earned it by eating three bowls of broccoli at lun...
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Health and Wellness

The Anxiety Link

Next to the fridge in Hilda Ruiz’s kitchen, a calendar reminds her 12-year-old-son Daniel of upcoming appointments—swimming lessons for him and his two siblings, twice-a-week therapist visits, a de...
Health and Wellness

Now You're Talking

“Talking is the most dangerous thing people do,” says Dr. Harville Hendrix. “It seems so odd even to say it, but most human beings don’t know how to talk to another human being without eliciting a ...
Health and Wellness

Matters of the Heart

Hypertension is a word you expect to hear at your mother or grandmother’s yearly physical— not your fourth-grader’s. But since the late ’80s, there’s been a growing number of pediatric hypertension...
Health and Wellness

To the Limit

As a young teenager, Jennifer Erp’s son Braden loved to ride the train at the mall. But when the train malfunctioned one day, Erp was reminded of the challenges of setting appropriate boundaries fo...
Health and Wellness

TreeHouse

You change your A/C filters often, purchase hypoallergenic pillows and dust your home religiously. Making adjustments like these is more than just spring cleaning—it’s essential to your child’s ove...