Ingredients: 1 pound ground chicken 1 red bell pepper, cored and chopped fine 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup hoisin sauce 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper 4 oz. sliced water chestnuts, finely chopped 1 cup cooked rice […]
Whether you’re a parent of an infant and toddler or school-age kids and teens, you probably have a zillion questions about your children. What’s normal? What should I expect when my child is sick? When should I call the doctor? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this section.
Milk is known for being a go-to source for protein and calcium that kids need for a balanced diet and strong bones. Not only is it considered a healthy drink alternative but also, as a bonus, many kids ask for milk by name because it goes great with everything from cereal and sandwiches to cakes […]
Like most people, you probably associate February with hearts and cupids. But it’s also the month of healthy smiles. In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, the staff of Akron Children’s Celeste Myers Dental Clinic has compiled 10 tips for parents of young children to help them get their smiles off to a healthy […]
For some kids, a single bee sting, or one bite of a peanut-butter sandwich or crab cake can lead to a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction. Anaphylaxis can occur within minutes or seconds after exposure to an allergen and requires immediate treatment to save a child’s life. “The threshold for causing a problem can be […]
Ah, the pitter patter of small feet. For parents, this is often a happy sound. But when your child has diabetes, it can also serve as a reminder to check their feet and make sure they are healthy. Diabetes can lead to decreased blood flow and may cause dry, cracked skin. The good news is that […]
Sleep is a major requirement for good health, development and growth, especially in the toddler years. Crucial physical and mental development occurs in early childhood and sleep deprivation can threaten that. “Insufficient sleep can lead to problems with inattentiveness, learning and memory,” said Dr. Jennifer Burkam, a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Green. […]