Ages & Stages

Ages & Stages

Back-to-School: Keep Backpacks Light and Worn Right

Many kids will be shopping for a new backpack this year.

But according to Dr. Kim Giuliano, of Cleveland Clinic Children’s, it’s more than simply choosing a color, style or

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Spar Wars: Get Fighting Siblings to Make Peace

Angelic images of smiling siblings make crowd-pleasing Facebook fodder, but the reality of life with two or more children is decidedly less picture-perfect. Toddler-age siblings clash more than six times per hour; siblings age 7 and younger fight, on average, every 20 minutes. Also, fights that get physical can leave lasting physical and emotional scars. If sibling fighting is stealing the peace in your household, read on for relief. ...
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Why it’s OK to ‘Spoil’ a Baby

Everyone has an opinion on how to handle a baby. Swaddle the baby. Don’t swaddle. Keep the baby in a bassinet in your room. Keep the baby in his

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30 Questions to Ask Your Kid Besides ‘How Was School?’

If you’re like most parents, the first thing you say to your children when you see them after school is likely, “How was your day?” If you're tired of one-word answers, tweak your question to be more open-ended, encouraging a more specific answer and giving you insight into your child’s world. ...
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Making Time for Speech Therapy

Between school, work, extracurricular activities and everything else that busy families juggle, adding speech therapy to the agenda can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips for how to make your child's speech therapy a priority, both by regularly making it to appointments and practicing at home. ...
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aParently Speaking podcast

Podcast Episode #11: Kids and Nutrition

On the latest episode of our aParently Speaking podcast, host Miriam Conner discusses kids and nutrition with Danielle Dimengo, a registered dietician at Akron Children's Hospital. Learn what to include in a balanced diet for kids, how often it's OK to splurge on treats, and more. ...
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Getting Ahead of the Game: Balancing Your Student Athlete’s School and Sports Schedule

Many families struggle to find a balance between their child’s academic and athletic schedule. It’s easy for school projects and homework to get lost in the shuffle of practices and game days. Stay organized this school year with tips from coaches and parents on how to help your child excel in the classroom and on the field. ...
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Tips for a Healthy Start to the School Year

Like it or not, a new school year is fast approaching.

The good news is there are steps families can take now to help their children successfully transition from summer

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