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Pediatric Health

Now Hear This

You Can Prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Music. Video games. TV. Traffic. Every day, children are bombarded by sound. And as technology consumes more and more of their lives, hearing loss is on the rise....more»

Eco-Mod Mom

It's All Green To Me

Eco-Friendly, Local and Modern Wares

Cool It Card Game The Union of Concerned Scientists have made their calculations and secured their pocket protectors to bring the people (ages 8-adult) an engaging card game addressing global warming....more»

Arts and Enrichment

Kicking Up Confidence

Martial Arts Teaches More than Self-Esteem

The phenomenon of martial arts for children is sweeping across the nation. Parents recognize the benefits of martial arts as the art is designed to build self-confidence while developing core strength and motor skills....more»

Museum Note

Membership. It's Worth More Than the Price of Admission!

Children's Museum of Indianapolis Offers HUGE Benefits with Membership

Membership. It's worth more than the price of admission! These days we all want to get the most out of our money....more»

Dear Teacher

Setting a Good Foundation for the School Year, Reading to Middle Schoolers and Learning Numbers

Your Questions of Teachers—Answered!

Setting a Good Foundation for this School Year Parents: The new school year has started....more»

News You Can Use

Contests, Events, Special Needs and More......more»

Pediatric Health

Back to School the Healthy Way

Making Healthy Food Choices a Family Goal

Without a doubt, food in the United States is more processed than in any other country. Add to that a busy lifestyle that most families maintain, and parents can feel as if they are losing the battle to keep healthy food choices in front of their kids....more»

Family Fun in Indy

Time Travel on Land or Sea

Local Exhibits Take Visitors Back in Time

Take the family on a cruise back in time on board a recreation of the Titanic this fall at the Indiana State Museum....more»

Mommy Magic

Recovering Perfectionism

Why Parenthood Doesn't Have to be Perfect

I used to get my feelings hurt when people (i.e., my kids and husband) did not appreciate the fact that I spent 200 hours getting each child's scrapbook perfectly, well—perfect....more»

Indy Parks

Hooray For Play

Indy Parks Makes Indianapolis a Playful City

Turn off the television, silence the cell phone and head to a park. It's playtime in Indianapolis! For the second year, Indianapolis is honored as a Playful City USA community by KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing play into the lives of children....more»

Publisher's Note

Tatum Parker and Family Prove That With the Lemons of LIfe—You Can Make Lemonade

Nine-year-old Tatum Parker was diagnosed with bone cancer shortly before her sixth birthday. She underwent 13 chemotherapy treatments at Riley Children's Hospital and lost her curly hair, but gained a twinkle in her eye, a beautiful smile and emotional strength that few of us ever possess....more»

Ask a Teen

How to Boost Your Teen's Self Esteem

Suggestions Straight from Kids

Have you ever heard of the saying, "only you can make yourself happy?" As hard as it seems to hear that—it's true. Many teens in the United States have a problem with self-esteem. Healthy self-esteem is a child's armor against the challenges of the world. Teens who feel good about themselves seem to have an easier time handling conflicts and resisting negative pressures....more»
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