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When a child wakes up with a crusty eye, many parents worry about pink eye and call their pediatrician immediately for antibiotics. Unfortunately, diagnosing pink eye is a little more complicated and typically requires a physical exam in your pediatrician’s office. The good news is, it’s not always pink eye. Here I’ll outline some helpful information to help parents decide when crusty eyes need evaluation and what to do if you think your child does have pink eye.

So, you think your child has pink eye. Now what?

When a child wakes up with a crusty eye, many parents worry about pink eye and call their pediatrician immediately for antibiotics. Unfortunately, diagnosing pink eye is a little more complicated and typically requires a physical exam in your pediatrician’s office. The good news is, it’s not always pink eye. Here I’ll outline some helpful information to help parents decide when crusty eyes need evaluation and what to do if you think your child does have pink eye.

As a parent, helping your children learn from home can be challenging — take a deep breath and dive into these seven tips to help create a positive learning environment for your child. Deep Breath, Learning Environments, Kids Health, Positive Attitude, Kids Learning, Your Child, Encouragement, Parenting, Positivity

7 ways to encourage your child’s learning

As a parent, helping your children learn from home can be challenging — take a deep breath and dive into these seven tips to help create a positive learning environment for your child.

Learn how to clarify the confusion your children may be feeling during social distancing. School Closures, Kids Health, Pre School, Talking To You, Preschool Activities, Your Child, Novels, Parenting, Confusion

Talking to your kids about the novel coronavirus disease

Learn how to clarify the confusion your children may be feeling during social distancing.

Although concussions happen in an instant, they can have a lasting impact on a young athlete. In a moment of collision, your brain is susceptible to great trauma. A concussion is an injury to the brain Kids Health, Trauma, Athlete, Safety, Campaign, Nutrition, Content, Medium, Children Health

4 ways to help your athlete avoid a concussion

Although concussions happen in an instant, they can have a lasting impact on a young athlete. In a moment of collision, your brain is susceptible to great trauma. A concussion is an injury to the brain

What to pack in your child’s lunchbox Milk Sandwich, Fat Free Milk, Healthy Dips, What To Pack, Kids Health, Good Job, Your Child, At Least, Encouragement

What to pack in your child’s lunchbox

School will soon be in session and for parents, that means you’ll once again be faced with that dreaded daily task: packing your child's lunch. Like most parents, you want to do a good job, which

Why your child should start swimming lessons early Kids Nutrition, Picture Source, Baby Swimming, Healthy Oils, Swim Lessons, We Are Young, Nutritional Supplements

Why your child should start swimming lessons early

Summer is fast approaching and pools, lakes, ponds and beaches are a fun way to beat the heat. However, water also can be dangerous and can increase the risk of drowning for children if parents

Backpack weights by child's weight. Backpack safety is important for all ages. The New School, New School Year, Kids Backpacks, Kids Health, Weights, Textbook, Your Child, Safety, Parenting

Is your child’s backpack too heavy?

Backpack weights by child's weight. Backpack safety is important for all ages.

Sleep apnea in children can contribute to bed wetting, nightmares, sleepwalking, and even childhood obesity. How would you know if your child had sleep apnea? Sleep Apnea In Children, Central University, Adhd Symptoms, Apps, Sleep Problems, Sleepless Nights, Kids Health, School Days, Good Night Sleep

Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?

With adults, it's easy to tell when we haven't had enough sleep. We're sluggish, we yawn a lot and we typically verbalize/complain about how tired we are (or maybe that's just me?). But with children, the

[Video] If you are the parent of a picky eater, this video contains great information from a panel of experts at Our Children's House at Baylor. | Baylorhealth.com Children's House, Kids House, Kids Health, Speech Therapy, Pediatrics, Parenting, Youtube, Children Health, Speech Pathology

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[Video] If you are the parent of a picky eater, this video contains great information from a panel of experts at Our Children's House at Baylor. | Baylorhealth.com

Sometimes it's hard to squeeze family time in, but you may want to read why chil. Sometimes it's hard to squeeze family time in, but you may want to read why children learn best through play. Healthy Eating For Kids, Kids Diet, Healthy Meals, Learning Through Play, Kids Learning, Clear Skin Detox, Essential Oils For Kids, Health Activities, Kids Health

Children Learn Best Through Play

Today’s highly structured lifestyle, with two working parents, tight schedules and busy school agendas, often makes family time a leisure activity of the past. However, what a child wants most – what a child needs

Down to earth explanation of sensory integration needs and helpful approaches Resource Room Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Ocupational Therapy, Self Contained Classroom, Social Emotional Development, Sensory Integration, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Activities

Sensory Integration Dysfunction: Tips for Helping Your Sensitive Preschooler

I was talking to a friend the other day and she was telling me that her sister-in-law’s son was having some problems and she asked me if I had any ideas. After further questioning, it

This mum's seven year old is on a diet. She spelt it 'diyet' - but that doesn't make it any less real. Child dieting is never okay, and this Mum agrees. Seven Years Old, Old Love, Polly Pocket, 7 Year Olds, Ways To Lose Weight, Losing Weight, Reduce Weight, Weight Loss, Body Image

The 7-Year-Old Self-Image Diet

I have to admit I cringed when I saw this story, an article about a mother who found a hand written list of dieting tips in her 7-year-old daughter's room among other toys and jewelry. I know body image

Teaching your kids to eat right can be one of the most important things you do as a parent. This video has some helpful tips for establishing healthy eating habits in your family. Healthy Eating For Kids, Healthy Eating Habits, Healthy Living, Nutrition Classes, Nutrition Tips, Healthy Environment, Kids Health, Eat Right, Happy Kids

Teaching Kids to Eat Right

As a parent, you want your children to be healthy and happy. That's why teaching your kids to eat right is one of the most important things you can do. Here ...

kids nutrition As a parent, we often wonder if our children are growing adequately and if we are doing everything we can to bring them up right. Nutrition plays a vital role in a childs Healthy Kids, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight, Healthy Snacks, Healthy Popcorn, Stay Healthy, Clean Eating, Toddler Nutrition, Coconut Health Benefits

Is your child eating too much?

As a parent, we often wonder if our children are growing adequately and if we are doing everything we can to bring them up right. Nutrition plays a vital role in a child’s development, and

What's the right age to educate students about the repercussions of tobacco use? You'd be surprised how much times change. Baylor Irving and the City of Irving school district's, "TobaccokNOw" program is normally introduced in grade classrooms 7th Grade Classroom, Effects Of Tobacco, Health And Wellness, Health Care, Nicotine Addiction, Life Insurance Companies, Drug Test, Health Lessons, Class Projects

Talking Tobacco With Fifth Graders

What's the right age to educate students about the repercussions of tobacco use? You'd be surprised how much times change. Baylor Irving and the City of Irving school district's, "TobaccokNOw" program is normally introduced in 7th grade classrooms