5 Tips for Raising Heart-Healthy Kids and Teens

5 Tips for Raising Heart-Healthy Kids and Teens

By Meghan Pembroke For National Heart Month, five Seattle Children’s providers share their tips for helping kids and teens build strong, healthy hearts. Make a heart-healthy resolution for your family this February: 1. Protect young athletes with pre-sport heart...
25 Random Acts Of Kindness You Can Do With Your Kids

25 Random Acts Of Kindness You Can Do With Your Kids

Let’s face it: The world is a scary place these days. Our political climate is charged with anger, our country is in mourning over yet another devastating shooting, and everywhere you look, it seems like people are frustrated. Even the aisles of the grocery store are...
How to help your child make friends (ages 6 to 8)

How to help your child make friends (ages 6 to 8)

By Kate Rauch Your child is in grade school and out to explore the world. But she is a bit of a loner and seems shy or reluctant to make friends, and this has you worried. Other kids your child’s age seem to have no trouble in the social-life department, easily...
Sports Benefit Girls In Many Ways

Sports Benefit Girls In Many Ways

The benefits of sports for girls are well-known. Sports teach girls commitment, respect for others, how to relax, concentrate under stress, set and achieve goals, accept responsibility and failure and be gracious winners. Extensive research shows that physical...
How Can I Help My Child Be More Physically Active?

How Can I Help My Child Be More Physically Active?

Being physically active has many health benefits no matter what age you are. It’s especially important to help kids develop and grow into healthy adults. The American Heart Association recommends that kids and teens (ages 6-17) get at least 60 minutes of moderate to...