Parenting

Make sure all ages are riding safely
The change in seasons is a great time to make sure your vehicle has everything you need for cooler weather. And a good time to make sure your child's car seat is the proper fit and is correctly installed — whether it’s a rear-facing, forward-facing, a booster seat or a seat belt. Tips to keep everyone riding safe.
Concussion fact or fiction
Young athletes are dependent on parents and coaches to know the signs of a concussion and to remove anyone from activities they suspect of having a head injury. Test your knowledge on concussions to find out what is fact or fiction.
Picky eaters, underweight or overweight — what do you do?
Do you find mealtimes exhausting? Is eating out or family holidays overwhelming? Have you become a short-order cook in your own home? Check out this class that offers common sense approaches to feeding your family and helping kids ages 0-5 and school-age children feel positive about eating for life.
Is your family ready to embark on a new journey to healthy living?
Come, join the fun and learn about healthy eating and physical activities that can enhance your child’s — and your entire family’s — well-being. Poor eating habits and too little movement at a young age can have long-term negative health effects that can carry into adulthood. Get details about the new Pediatric Weight Management program at CentraCare Health.
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Parenting

Children born to women who got the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy have no greater risk of autism than other kids, a new study finds.

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The support of co-workers is crucial for new mothers who want to continue breast-feeding after returning to work, a new study finds.

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College is a unique stage in a young person's development. But newfound independence coupled with the pressures of classwork and the need to fit in can make this a very emotional time.

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Many parents no longer work traditional "9-to-5" jobs. And their nonstandard shifts do affect their child's behavior, new research suggests.

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