For school kids, vaccines are key
For school kids, vaccines are key

Be sure to put vaccinations on your children's back-to-school lists, whether they're just starting school or heading off to college, experts say.

Sports safety: it's not just child's play
Sports safety: it's not just child's play

Playing sports offers plenty of fitness and other developmental benefits for kids, but injuries are common

To fight childhood obesity, moms to the rescue
To fight childhood obesity, moms to the rescue

Moms can play a big role in combating America's childhood obesity epidemic, researchers contend.

For kids, summer is time for other types of learning
For kids, summer is time for other types of learning

It's important for children to socialize during their summer holidays, a family medicine and psychiatry expert says.

2.5 million U.S. high school students had a concussion in past year
2.5 million U.S. high school students had a concussion in past year

The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and new research finds the injuries are common among U.S. high school students.

Bookworms more prone to be nearsighted, study finds
Bookworms more prone to be nearsighted, study finds

You're probably familiar with the stereotypes about people who wear glasses -- these folks are studious and spend a lot of time indoors with their noses in a book.

Kids with asthma need a flu shot: study
Kids with asthma need a flu shot: study

An annual flu shot is key for children with asthma, a new study shows.

Check Before Using Your 529 For Pre-College Education
Check Before Using Your 529 For Pre-College Education

In 1996, the Small Business Job Protection Act created 529 savings plans: state-administered programs designed to help parents save for their children's future college costs. In a 529 plan, deposited funds are allowed to...

March 27th, 12:05 AM CDT
Education tax savings
Education tax savings

If you are paying college expenses for yourself or for one of your dependents, you may be able to deduct the tuition and fees on your federal tax return

March 26th, 8:31 AM CDT
44% Of Parents Feel Guilty Over Inadequate College Savings
44% Of Parents Feel Guilty Over Inadequate College Savings

According to Collegedata.com, the average annual cost of tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 school year was $9,970 at an average public college for in-state residents. Out-of-state collegians paid an average of $25,620,...

March 17th, 12:02 AM CDT
5 Credit Tips For New College Grads
5 Credit Tips For New College Grads

Congratulations! You made it through college armed with a degree, and hopefully a job. Now it's time to move on to the next stage of your education: life. The tests are all open book, the deadlines are varied, and some...

June 8th, 2:19 PM CDT
Separation anxiety in children going to school
Separation anxiety in children going to school

Separation anxiety that presents itself in children going to school is a regular part of childhood development for many kids. However, it can be very distressing to both the child and the parents.

Back to school tips from mom bloggers
Back to school tips from mom bloggers

Making the transition back to school can be quite a change for kids and parents alike. Here is some advice from a panel of mom bloggers.

Healthy lunch box ideas for back to school
Healthy lunch box ideas for back to school

Coming up with healthy lunch box ideas your kids will actually enjoy is not always easy. Here are some suggestions.

August 29th, 10:17 AM CDT

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