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Make your Child’s Sleepover at their Grandparents’ House a Dreamy Success

The time will come, whether you are ready or not, when Grandma and Grandpa will ask if your precious child can sleep over. Even for experienced parents, the mere thought of your child not sleeping in his or her own cozy bed causes anxiety. However, with the right preparation, everyone can be set up for success. Here are some personal and legal tips to make sure everyone is ready for that sleepover. read more

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Northeast Ohio Summer Safety Tips

It’s no secret to Northeast Ohio residents, when the gray clouds finally give way to sunny and clear skies, most of us rejoice at the sight. Summer is the season we generally look forward to, with its warm temperatures and outside play, both in and out of the water. While each season brings its joys, it also comes with hazards. Akron Children’s Hospital shares some tips on how to safely celebrate the summer. ...
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Understanding the Health Effects of Sugar

The following is an excerpt from healthambition.com; click here to read the full article.
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What to Know About Water Safety Before Memorial Day Weekend

Many families are planning water-related fun for Memorial Day Weekend to kick off summer — but they need to make water safety a part of those plans, as well. Water-related accidents can happen fast and parents need to be aware of what they can do to keep kids safer around water. Separate the myths about drowning from the truth, plus learn essential safety tips to make your family's pool or beach day worry-free. ...
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Babies & Bumps Convention to Help New, Expecting Parents in Greater Cleveland

Babies & Bumps is a convention designed to prepare new and soon-to-be parents for all aspects of having a baby. Attendees can expect expert-led seminars that focus on topics related to pregnancy, labor & delivery, newborns & infants, and the transition to motherhood, plus demonstrations, a babywearing test drive area, and a Mom & Baby Market. Plus, find out how to win tickets to the event. ...
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The Weight of Childhood Obesity

About one in five school-aged children (ages 6-19) has obesity. Although genetics and hormonal causes may play a role in some cases of childhood obesity, most causes are due to overeating and under-exercising. Find out what healthcare professionals recommend for parents to help keep kids healthy....
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The Importance of a Pediatric Neuropsychological Assessment

In pediatric neuropsychology, children are evaluated using standardized tests that might include communication skills, visual functioning, or paper and pencil work. A child’s thinking, attention and organization skills, memory and learning, speech/language, visual-spatial skill, academic development, and emotional/behavioral functioning may all be assessed. ...
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Registration Open for Akron Children’s Hospital’s Kids Are #1 Run

Registration is open for the 32nd annual Kids Are #1 Run and Family Fun Day, which will be held on Saturday, June 3. The event benefits Akron Children’s Hospital’s Ear, Nose and Throat Center, and Respiratory Care, and includes a 5K through historic Glendale Cemetery, a one-mile fun run, and the Paws for a Cause one-mile dog walk. ...
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