Enjoying fiddleheads this season? Here’s how to clean, cook and prepare them safely so your family can get the most out of this springtime delicacy. If you’ve ever wandered through a farmer’s market in early spring, you’ve likely spotted these tightly coiled ferns set out in a basket amongst the carrots and spring onions. Officially
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These free typing games will help make learning this important skill fun. Photo: BBC Living in today’s digital world, it’s pretty crucial that kids know how to type. But learning this important skill doesn’t have to be a chore—there are plenty of fun ways to log some online typing practice hours. Here are 10 typing
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During the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the proportion of children and adolescents from low-income families with overweight or obesity increased markedly, according to new research being presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, Netherlands (4-7 May). The study is by Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS, FAAP, Director of the
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Try these easy, inexpensive games to keep your birthday guests busy and entertained at the party. Photo: Erik Putz The invitations have been sent, and it won’t be long before your child’s birthday party! How will you keep them entertained for two hours? That’s the age-old question—and one of the main reasons why some parents
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10 BENEFITS OF MINIMALISM FOR KIDS The Parenting Junkie is intentional about parenting with minimalism for kids in mind. Have you seen the minimalism with kids home tour? Today, let’s talk about how minimalism for families can improve your experience. If you consider minimalism with kids toys you’ll soon realize how great minimalism with children
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Thought LeadersAmy BrinCEOChild Neurology Foundation In this interview, we speak to Amy Brin, MSN, MA, PCNS-BC, CEO of the Child Neurology Foundation, about the current landscape of neurological diagnosis in children and the importance of helping patients and their families through the diagnosis and treatment process. Please could you introduce yourself and tell us about
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Months after the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) declared a national emergency in child and mental health, Emory University researchers have found that use of school of mental health services went up among key adolescent groups in the year before COVID-19 struck compared to previous years in the U.S. The study offers critical insights about
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Albert Einstein College of Medicine a five-year, $11.3 million grant to renew the Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY Center for AIDS Research (ERC-CFAR) and expand its efforts to prevent, treat and cure HIV infection, and thereby reduce the burden of HIV, locally, nationally, and internationally. The ERC-CFAR-;the only CFAR in New
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The century-old Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine against tuberculosis is one of the world’s oldest and most widely used vaccines, used to immunize 100 million newborns every year. Given in countries with endemic TB, it has surprisingly been found to protect newborns and young infants against multiple bacterial and viral infections unrelated to TB. There’s even
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Reducing food waste while feeding kids can feel impossible. Mama Earth Organics can help. Their journey from farm to table is direct, conscious and planet-friendly. That’s easier than schlepping the kids to the store, non? Created for The latest gameshow? Guessing how much food was eaten when you open your kid’s lunch box. Navigating kids’
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In a recent study published in Pediatrics, researchers examined the association between a vegetarian diet and growth, micronutrients, and lipids among healthy children. They also assessed the impact of age and consuming cow milk on these aforementioned associations. Study: Vegetarian Diet, Growth, and Nutrition in Early Childhood: A Longitudinal Cohort Study. Image Credit: Rido/Shutterstock Background
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