This recipe from Parents Magazine takes about 30 minutes to make and has less than 500 calories per serving. Ingredients 5 ounces Chinese noodles (chuka soba) 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon peanut oil 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic 1 pound chicken tenders, cut into bite-size strips 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded (4 cups) 2 large carrots, […]
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.
It’s no secret childhood obesity in this country is a growing problem. In the United States, about 12.7 million children and adolescents are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 9 percent of kids aged 2 to 5 are obese, compared to 17.5 percent of kids aged 6 to 11 and […]
Your preschooler’s shrieks of joy and contagious laughter are not just for capturing on video. They’re important for her health, too! The benefits of a child’s good sense of humor are well-documented and include better health, increased optimism, higher self-esteem and stronger resilience. “Humor is like a natural medicine to the body,” said Dr. Katrina […]
Whether it’s seeping underneath the door crack at bedtime or casting shadows across the uneaten tuna casserole at dinner time, the glow of an electronic screen seems to be everywhere in the lives of our children. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the physical […]
In recognition of National Celiac Awareness Month, we’ve gathered 3 delicious, healthy and, of course, gluten-free recipes to try. They’re easy to whip up and kid-friendly, to boot. Quinoa and rice with sweet potatoes Ingredients 1 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 small carrot, finely chopped 3 stalks of celery, […]
May is the month when many families start thinking about summer vacation. If you’re dreaming of California, Disney World or another distant locale, you may opt to fly. But then, chances are you’ll start wondering about how you’ll manage your child’s diabetes in transit. Air travel with a family in tow can be both fun […]