Healthy Kids




  • How service dogs can help with sleep safety

    Dogs can help with a number of sleep disorders

    Even before the pandemic arrived and upended life across the globe, sleep disorders were on the rise in the U.S. COVID-19 didn’t help. In fact, researchers have coined the term “coronasomnia” to indicate the myriad sleep problems brought about by anxiety, depression, and stress over the challenges individuals face while COVID remains in our midst. read more »
  • 5 negative impacts of social media and how to avoid them

    Experts tips on how to enjoy social media without the negativity

    In 2021, the use of social media grew by 5% compared to 2020. Today, there are 3.78 billion social media users worldwide. These ever-growing numbers of users don’t only discover the perks of social media but also experience its negative aspects. read more »
  • World Sight Day

    Aims to Achieve 1 million Vision Screenings and Eye Exams for World Sight Day

    Leading Vision Nonprofit OneSight Launches Programs to Support Effort: Global Vision Activities; U.S. Vision Clinics; United Nations Eye Event; Nickelodeon Kid’s Partnership; Social Campaign; Live New York City Event read more »
  • How to help high-achieving students manage stress

    Tips and insight for parents

    School administrators at Howard County Public Schools (HCPS) in Maryland were surprised to learn that high-achieving students wanted to get rid of class rank—a measure of student success that weighs higher-level classes differently when calculating grade point average. The class ranking system created an unnecessary burden, students said, and discouraged them from taking the classes they really wanted. read more »
  • The Mama Bear Effect Launches New Resource to Combat Child Sexual Abuse

    Parents of young children and those with special education needs now have a free tool to educate children about their bodies and boundaries

    Parents, caregivers, teachers, and therapists now have a new tool to educate the most vulnerable population of children, those who need specialized assistance with learning and communication. read more »
  • Learn How to Help Your Struggling Adolescents Navigate Change and Overcome Anxiety

    Parenting expert Erica Komisar has a new book that can assist you

    Adolescence is a notoriously complicated time for kids as well as their parents. Plus, the epidemic of mental health disorders in young people has made parenting today even more challenging. But it’s not too late. Parents of adolescents can still have a profound impact on the health and well-being of their children. read more »