Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future - John F Kennedy
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Dear Bill and Melinda,
The purpose of this letter is first to commend you for raising your own children with strong screen and phone limits, as this will serve them well. Bill, thank you for declaring in a recent article, “We don’t have cellphones at the table when we are having a meal, we didn’t give our kids cellphones until they were 14 and they complained other kids got them earlier.” Clearly, setting firm tech limits has long been a priority for your family, as a 2007 article highlighted the strong rules you enforce around your kids’ gaming and screen habits. The benefits for your children are abundant, as research shows that these limits dramatically enhance kids’ emotional…
I encourage you to use your immense influence to advocate that the tech industry stop using behavioral scientists to “pull” kids away from activities vital to their health and happiness.
Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS) is a free service for all South Australian families with children aged 0-5 years. Our friendly and qualified team can help you give your child the best start in life.
Children’s Health Fund is committed to ensuring high quality health care to America’s most disadvantaged children.
Early Childhood Australia is the peak early childhood advocacy organisation, acting in the interests of young children, their families and those in the early childhood field.
The Encyclopedia of Children's Health is composed of in-depth articles that cover various medical conditions, disorders, and pediatric diseases, and contains a section about behavioral, physical, and cognitive development. Read more: http://www.healthofchildren.com/#ixzz6puRDR16Y
Healthy Child Healthy World is dedicated to protecting the health and well being of children from harmful environmental exposures.
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 67,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Digital Library is an integral component of the Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs initiative. It provides access to current evidence to support State Title V programs, community agencies, educators, students, researchers, policymakers, and families. The library also provides access to seminal and historic materials from federal, state, and local programs.
On the Raising Children website, parents will find reliable and scientifically validated information and resources to support them in the day-to-day work of raising children and looking after their own needs. The website is growing all the time and covers a broad range of up-to-date parenting topics.
Action for Healthy Kids fights childhood obesity, undernourishment and physical inactivity by helping schools become healthier places so kids can live healthier lives. We partner with a legion of dedicated volunteers, teachers, students, moms, dads, school wellness experts and more, from within the ranks of our 50,000+ network to create healthful school changes. After all, everyone has a part to play in ending the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic.
Girlshealth.gov offers girls reliable, useful information on health and well-being. We cover hundreds of topics, from getting your period to stopping bullies, and from getting fit to preventing sexually transmitted infections. We make our pages clear and fun, and we make sure to answer key questions girls ask. Girlshealth.gov is committed to empowering girls to create strong, positive relationships and happy, healthy futures.
is an extraordinary organization that is committed to taking action in the fight against childhood obesity in California and nationwide. Healthy Kids Concepts is resolved to create a movement where healthy eating, exercise and fun becomes the norm in the daily lives of our children.
Providing information for parents and carers about kidney conditions in babies, children and young people.
A resource for kids, parents, and teachers to find fun and educational materials related to health, science, and the environment we live in today.
Kids in the House is an educational website about parenting. Our goal is to help parents and caregivers become better at parenting by inspiring, educating and entertaining.
If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
Munch & Move is a NSW Health initiative that supports the healthy development of children birth to 5 years.
Since 1996, New Hope for Kids has been helping Central Florida children in need. Our purpose is to bring hope, healing and happiness to children and families suffering from grief, loss or life-threatening illnesses.
Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries. Most people are surprised to learn preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States. Throughout the world, almost one million children die of an injury each year, and almost every one of these tragedies is preventable.
Welcome to www.SleepforKids.org, the only website dedicated to children's sleep just for kids. This website was created by the National Sleep Foundation to provide easily readable information about the importance of sleep, sleep disorders, and tips for getting a good night's sleep to children ages 7 to 10, their parents, and their teachers.
Voices for Healthy Kids is a new collaboration between the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation working to engage, organize and mobilize people to improve the health of their communities and reverse the childhood obesity epidemic.
PEDIATRIC ONCALL is the web's most robust and integrated medical information and education tool with an extensive network of doctors as registered members of the site.
Browse our library of information about various medical conditions.
Excellent source for common pediatric issues.
When the health of your child matters, come see us at the pediatric center.
Real talk on parenting — the good, the bad, and the sticky.
Our vision is that every baby born premature or sick in the UK has the best chance of survival and quality of life.
Bundoo makes the Internet reliable for parents. We're the only parenting site that lets you connect directly with doctors and healthcare experts.
Whether you're a working mom, a first time mom or a mom trying to figure out what to make for dinner- Circle of Moms has all the answers. Our communities are diverse, specific and odds are you will find one that is just right for you. We hope you will continue to explore the site and discover everything we have to offer. We promise you won't be disappointed!
At DrGreene.com we are dedicated to using information technology to make pediatric wisdom more accessible than ever before. Our goal is to improve children's health by informing and inspiring those who care for them.
Dr. Alan Greene is a world-renowned pediatrician, and has been providing this website as a public health service since 1995. We are dedicated to making pediatric wisdom more accessible than ever before. Our goal is to improve children's health by informing and inspiring those who care for them. By addressing the connection between the health of our children and the health of the environment, we strive to make a difference for both.
Our mission is to provide a wide variety of interactive information and services designed to enhance the lives of children and adolescents regardless of geographic or demographic considerations. DrMDK.com will offer free, unlimited access to the public to research issues such as common illnesses, medication, child development, product recalls, emergency medical alerts and much more.
Epidemic Answers is dedicated to reestablishing vibrant health in our children and ourselves through education, empowerment and prevention.
More than half a million children are born every year in California. In each life is an unlimited amount of potential to grow-up healthy, to do well in school and to succeed.
Family Health Tracking Made Simple. "Kinsa wants to change how we glean information about our health, starting with the world's most common medical device" - Fast Company
MamasOnCall is a place where timely, reliable parenting advice including child health issues are served up with humor and compassion by two experts, namely Ellen W. Schrier, L.C.S.W. and Rachel Zahn, MD.
What it’s really like to be a mom. Winner of the 2015 WEBBY AWARD People’s Voice: Family & Parenting.
Parenting.com is the one-stop online resource for moms and moms-to-be, with the up-to-the-minute information on signs of pregnancy, baby names, kid-friendly recipes, travel ideas, and more, as well as the entertainment they want and sense of community they crave...
Founded by an evolutionary anthropologist, this parenting resource is for critical thinkers -- people who want to understand child development from the perspectives of psychology, anthropology, evolution, and cognitive neuroscience.
Positive Exposure utilizes photography and video to transform public perceptions of people living with genetic, physical and behavioral differences — from albinism to autism. Our educational and advocacy programs reach around the globe to promote a more inclusive, compassionate world where differences are celebrated.
Health and Science news for parents. Red Wine & Apple Sauce is an evidence-based parenting blog that covers health and science news that’s directly relevant to raising children. Much of what I cover involves issues that can be confusing to understand or about which there’s a lot of misinformation on the web (such as vaccines). Occasionally I’ll diverge a bit from this basic theme, but I tried to stick to parenting and science.
Common childhood diseases with photos of each.
At Todaysparent.com you'll find a parenting community to call your own, with a library of information on all the ages and stages of your growing family, fun tools and features, discussion forums to swap advice with other parents
Your go-to resource for preconception, pregnancy and parenting advice.
Whooops-a-Daisy is a parenting website which aims to help parents choose the best gift ideas for kids or even their new baby or toddler. The team consists of moms and dads who are passionate about finding the latest baby stuff and toddler products.
The health decisions that matter most are those made in the home. That's why Wildflower engages Mom, who makes the majority of health decisions for her family, using what's already in her hands....her smartphone. Our programs start with Due Date Plus, which engages Mom when she's pregnant, and continue with Grow, a family health application that supports Mom as she makes ongoing decisions for her family's health.
World Moms Network is a place where you can read about issues of parenthood from around the world focusing on topics of motherhood, culture, human rights and social good.
ZERO TO THREE's mission is to support the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families.
At a very young age, children develop the habits and behaviors that will influence their life-long health. Our resources will help you guide your kids in making choices that will lead to healthier lives.
Protecting children’s health from environmental risks is fundamental to EPA’s mission. Get the facts about children’s environmental health.
Numerous parenting and childhood health issues from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Mother and child glossary, a table of childhood diseases with links to each one.
Nutrition and fitness are the cornerstones of children's health.
The latest Pediatrics News & Children's Health News published daily. Includes news on childhood diseases and illnesses, parenting tips, learning and development, social skills, breastfeeding and infant care.
An alpha index of health topics as it relates to children's and adolescent health.
Children represent the future, and ensuring their healthy growth and development ought to be a prime concern of all societies. Newborns are particularly vulnerable and children are vulnerable to malnutrition and infectious diseases, many of which can be effectively prevented or treated.
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