Spring ahead: How to create a cranky-free time change

Photo by Tom Carmony

Help your family ease into Daylight Saving time on Sunday by making bedtimes later by 15-minute increments starting Wednesday or Thursday night.

Books galore as Akron Children’s celebrates ‘Read Across America Day’

The doctors and staff of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Wadsworth are wild about Dr. Seuss books and children’s literacy.

Going to the doctor for a check-up was a special experience for sick and healthy children alike at Akron Children’s pediatrician offices on Friday. They each received a new book to keep and many enjoyed a special story time with librarians from the local library.

Wadsworth pediatrician’s office goes wild to help feed those in need

The "Wild Things" of Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics Wadsworth get ready for a plunge in the 37-degree Turkeyfoot Lake during the 10th annual Polar Bear Jump.

With their crazy socks, headbands and zany mission, the “Wild Things” of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics had an exciting, but very chilly Saturday afternoon. It’s the second time the Wadsworth office has teamed up and gotten rowdy for a good cause at the annual Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump.

Signs that your child is the victim of bullying – and what to do about it [Video]


Juggling homework, chores, extra-curricular activities and the seemingly-constant need for peer approval provide children with enough challenges – without the added pressure of false rumors and intentional elbows from the class bully.

Trumbull County welcomes Akron Children’s with excitement, big smiles


Open house guests in Warren came ready to celebrate the addition of an Akron Children’s Hospital facility in Trumbull County, but I don’t think they were prepared for what they saw.

Taking the plunge

ACHP staff members from Wadsworth

Jumping into a lake in the middle of February started off as a joke at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Wadsworth, but medical assistant Kim Reed took the bait. Reed, cheered on by other staff members, took the leap in Turkeyfoot Lake for the 2012 Polar Bear Plunge at Portage Lakes State Park on Feb. 18. “When […]