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Childhood Hunger

To Solve Childhood Hunger, Start With Breakfast

Over 10 million more breakfasts were served to Virginia students this school year compared to the same time three years ago.  That’s a big deal. But we have the opportunity to connect even more students...
6 Tips to Help More Moms Manage Childhood Diabetes

6 Tips to Help More Moms Manage Childhood Diabetes

Every mom knows that when you have a child who’s sick, it can affect the whole family, not just the one who has the sniffles. Scheduling and rescheduling appointments, interrupting school and social activities,...
National Child Passenger Safety Week

Keeping Kids Safe in Cars: National Child Passenger Safety Week

Did you know that road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the U.S.? When used correctly, child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as...
Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners: Help or Hindrance?

Fidget spinners have quickly become a household term. In fact, it’s likely you have one or more of these little gadgets in your home.The idea behind fidget spinners is that they help kids stop...
Suggest sleep bedtimes

When Is Your Child’s Bedtime?

Many parents face the eternal struggle of making sure their children get the right amount of sleep.  It can be especially difficult during the school year with the early wake times and the numerous...
Rewarding kids with fun rather than food

Rewarding Kids With Fun Rather Than Food

It’s important for adults to help children establish a healthy relationship with food. We want them to learn how to eat when they’re hungry and stop when they’re full. We also want them to...
Allergies Symptoms Guide

Allergy Symptoms Guide

Have you questioned if your child has allergies? You’re not alone! Here’s a quick reference guide to allergic reactions and how to help from allergy and immunology specialist, Dr. Santhosh Kumar with Children’s Hospital of...

Growing Pains: What They Are and How to Help

As the parent of a child with growing pains, I know it can be troublesome when a child wakes up multiple times in the middle of the night with pain in their legs. Here’s...
When a Child Stares Without Responding

When a Child Stares Without Responding

As a pediatric neurologist, I sometimes examine young patients for “staring.” When a parent reports that their child “ stares ,” “ blanks out ” or “ zones out ,” they also report the...
Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

5 Things to Know About Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Bon Secours Richmond Health System opened their expanded, completely separate child-friendly pediatric emergency department at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital in March 2013 as part of a campus renovation and expansion. Bon Secours continues...