Studies show that children who regularly get fewer than the recommended number of hours of sleep are at higher risk for being overweight. School-aged children usually need about 10 hours of sleep each night—younger children need about 12 hours and adolescents need about 9 hours.
Dispelling the myth: Most kids with asthma CAN play sports!
Ease some of your youngster's fears about that upcoming checkup.
Improve your family's diet: sneak vegetables into your favorite dishes.