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Local doctors work with schools to improve concussion treatment

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend children who suffer a concussion should take time off of school as well as from the playing field. And local doctors are working with area schools to expand concussion treatment to the classroom.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 08:16pm EDT

Tags: concussions, neuropsychology, children, teens, paula wolfson

Good to go: Prevent fallout from 'falling back' with tips from experts

Sunday, Nov. 3 is a day many adults look forward to, and one many parents dread.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: Fall back, sleep, parenting, daylight saving time, Good to Go, Katie Howard, Rachel Nania, children, time change

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Study: Spanking a child could lead to future aggression

Spanking a child is supposed to curb bad behavior, but a new study shows it may do just the opposite.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 10:25am EDT

Tags: pediatrics, spanking, parenting, families, children, discipline

Smartwatch for kids combines watch, phone, safety monitoring

The still-to-be-released FiLIP smartwach works as a phone and GPS tracking device, allowing parents to communicate and monitor their children without the cost and risk of buying them a full-blown smartphone.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 03:51am EDT

Tags: Filip, AT&T, Twanda Washington, smartphone, cellphone, parenting, children

Helping kids deal with shutdown stress

Just like their parents, kids are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 06:54am EDT

Tags: kate Ryan, shutdown, parenting, children, anxiety, Eleanor Mackey

Navy Yard shooting: Helping your kids understand, cope with tragedy

It's hard enough for adults to get a handle on what happened Monday at the Navy Yard. For kids, it's even tougher.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 06:59am EDT

Tags: Navy Yard, children, shootings, paula wolfson, Navy Yard shooting

Meet the District's youngest yoga instructor

It was a typical Thursday evening when D.C. yoga instructor Mike Graglia greeted his Flow Yoga 4 class at the 14th Street Yoga District studio. As he walked to the front of the room, one student caught his eye.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 08:06am EDT

Tags: yoga, Yoga District, Natalie Tomlin, Ivan Nolia, yoga teacher training, children

Tuberculosis not a worry for students headed back to school

Dr. Roberta DeBiasi, chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children's National Medical Center, says there is no need for panic over the threat of tuberculosis now that classes are beginning again.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: TB, tuberculosis, paula wolfson, school, back to school, health, cdc, children

Washington among best cities for child-free living

Washington makes a list of best cities in the country for couples who choose not to have children.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 12:01pm EDT

Tags: children, families, double income no kids, Estately, DINK, career

Simple steps to consistently conk out the kids

Kids need consistent sleep schedules to ensure their ever-changing brains develop correctly. But getting them into a routine is the hard part.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 10:18am EDT

Tags: Wall Street Journal, sleep, parenting, children, lacey mason

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