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“Why Do My Legs Hurt?”

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 9:51am
We all know the common, harmless sensations that occur in kids’ leg muscles are called growing pains. The name is more than 100 years old, but actually, there isn’t any research to suggest that they’re caused by growth. Here’s... Read More

Respiratory health: All about colds, coughing and

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:42am
Some kids just can’t seem to shake their coughs. As a parent, is there anything you can do? And how do you know the difference between a common cold and something more serious? We answer those questions and many more.... Read More

5 Nutrition Truths for Parents of Growing Athlete

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:40am
From special products and fancy food to energy bars and sports drinks, it’s hard for parents to know what their kids need these days for optimum sports performance. Our sports dieticians outline some interesting facts. ... Read More

Managing Your Child’s Medical Illness at School

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 8:54am
 School is for learning, but it’s also a place where your child can socialize and have fun. If your child has a medical condition, though, it may be hard for them to manage their schoolwork and make and keep friends. Our... Read More

Lightening Safety Tips for Outdoor Sports

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 8:53am
In the United States, about 400 people are injured by lightning each year. But with a few simple precautions, you can avoid getting struck. Here’s how to tell if you’re going to get caught in a storm and what to do, especially... Read More

Exploring Activities Beyond Traditional Sports

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 2:52pm
Some kids love sports. Others don’t, and that’s OK. But parents of kids who aren’t in to sports often wonder how they can get their kid moving around outside. The trick: Find something they enjoy. ... Read More

Creative Ways to Incorporate Exercise

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 2:45pm
You don’t have to find extra time. You don’t even have to switch up your family’s daily schedule. All you need is the time you have and a desire to be more active. Opportunities are everywhere.  ... Read More

Get Your Kids to Drink More Water

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 2:43pm
It can be hard to get kids to drink water, especially if there are other drink options that they prefer. But drinking water is necessary, because it helps the body work properly. Here are some easy and fun tips to help you keep... Read More

Gratitude Grams for Caregivers

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:13pm
We’re sending our thanks to caregivers at Children’s Hospital Colorado [@ChildrensColo /Facebook tag], who provide the best in pediatric care every single day, even during the most challenging times. Please join us by sending a... Read More