#My Child


Help! My Child Is Sick and It's After Clinic Hours

An Urgent Care doctor shares tips for when to bring your child in and when you can wait it out. It happens to every parent. You pick up your kid from school or daycare, only to find they are suffering from symptoms they didn’t have when you dropped them off. And your pediatrician or family doctor’s office is already closed.

“Q: I Think I Have ADHD. My Parents Don’t.”

Q: “I think I might have ADHD, but I am scared to mention it to my parents. My older brother has ADHD, but my mom has yet to see the signs.” – Nervous. I want to applaud you for reaching out and asking for help. Even for adults, it’s not easy to identify the right course of action or the most appropriate next steps when you think you have ADHD. I would imagine it’s even harder for a child. I’m sure you are feeling lonely, nervous, and confused.

When an emergency arises, does your child know how to get help?

OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) - Calling 911 typically means an emergency has occurred and help is needed. Making your children aware of this is a top priority, but its also crucial to teach them the importance of the number. “We, first of all, don’t want kids playing with it, because we...

What you need to know about U.S. kids and the COVID-19 vaccine

Is my child too young for the COVID-19 vaccine? Is it safe? Does it work? As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers authorizing the Pfizer vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds, here is what you need to know about the vaccine for children.

22 Ways to Teach Your Child Numbers and Counting

Ready to teach your little one numbers, but don’t even know where to start?. Let me share with you what I have been doing to teach my little ones, and maybe you’ll find some inspiration. I am really big about teaching through play, so when it comes to lesson time I choose to pull out games and toys to make learning fun!

Should I Let My Child Win?

Parents may have the tendency to back off on winning when they’re playing games with their children, but is that good for the child’s development?. K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles encourages adults to be “judicious” in the effort they put toward winning. “I’m not saying you...

Can I Open an IRA for my Child?

Yes, you can— and it’s a great idea if your child (or grandchild) is eligible! Opening an IRA for a child allows them to take full advantage of the power of compounding over time — that investment can provide a fantastic start to their retirement account. Additionally, involving them in conversations about the account teaches them financial literacy, the importance of saving for retirement and introduces them to financial vehicles and investing principles.