This recipe from parents.com is faster than fast food, healthful and delicious. Ingredients 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 bag (10 oz.) coleslaw mix 3/4 cup shredded carrot 3/4 cup moo shu stir-fry sauce (such as Iron Chef or China Bowl) 4 cups shredded rotisserie chicken 8 cups Asian salad blend, (such as Earthbound Farms Zen Blend) 3 scallions, sliced 1/3 cup unsalted peanuts, chopped (see note below). Heat oil in […]
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.
Toddlers are always on the move, curious and exploring. So no matter how much you baby-proof their environment, your little one is destined to get a boo-boo from time to time. Dr. Emma Raizman, a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Medina, answers your top 8 questions to help “first-aid” your child’s feelings and […]
Gratitude is about focusing on what’s good in our lives and being thankful for the things we have. Gratitude is pausing to notice and appreciate the things we often take for granted. Gratitude is about taking a moment to reflect on how fortunate we are when something good happens — whether big or small. With […]
Alcohol and marijuana are the most common mind-altering substances used by teens. But parents should be aware that illicit drugs and alcohol are not the only substances kids use to get high, said Dr. Crystal Cole of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital. Teens have been known to abuse products you might […]
Even when you think you are prepared for the arrival of your little bundle of joy, think again. No one can fully prepare for what’s to come. A new baby will turn your world upside down — and not just for weeks, but for months to come. Yes, newborns bring lots of joy and happiness […]
When it comes to health risks associated with youth sports, we tend to think of injuries on the field of play. But dangers lurk off the field as well – dangers you don’t see because they are microscopic. Sports-related infections spread easily in locker rooms and weight rooms, on mats, towels and sports equipment. The risk […]