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Staying Safe in the Great Outdoors | Guidelines for Parents

Taking a trip to the great outdoors with your family? Dr. Jamie Kondis, of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, offers some ...

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Back to School Scaries

Even if your child has never been prone to anxiety, it’s been a weird year. That could make going back ...

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Kids in the Kitchen

Chances are, you’ve been doing a lot more cooking than usual. But whatever your own skill level in the kitchen ...

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Let’s Go Home, Baby

Bringing a baby home from the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic is still joyous, but it comes with extra things ...

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Set the Stage for a Lifetime of Laughter

Children aren’t born with a sense of humor, but you can help them develop one—and ensure they enjoy the many ...

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Weaning Off Technology

With the limitations put in place because of COVID-19, children and families have become more dependent on technology for schooling ...

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5 Questions with St. Louis Children’s Hospital Teachers Linda Casper and Sarah Patton

Watch BJC HealthCare’s edition of “5 Questions With,” featuring Linda Casper and Sarah Patton, school teachers with St. Louis Children’s ...

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Dentistry and COVID | Implementing Safety Precautions

Dentistry has changed since COVID-19. Here is what you and your child can expect when you arrive for their appointment ...

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Building Family Traditions

Start a family tradition that will create memories for years to come. Whether small or elaborate, traditions help families bond ...