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  • Breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic

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    Breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic

    If you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed, the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has probably stirred up all kinds of emotions. Maybe you are asking yourself questions.

  • How to support your child's at-home learning

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    How to support your child's at-home learning

    At-home learning is how schools are continuing to provide for students' educational needs from a distance while they are not able to attend school. Schools are using a variety of online tools in order to continue your child's learning. Make sure you are reading all your child's school communications to ensure you have access to and are using the right tools. Remember, even a high-achieving student needs some parental guidance to help them transition from traditional learning to learning at home.

  • How to talk to children about racism

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    How to talk to children about racism

    With recent tragic events, some parents may be at a loss for words for how to explain racism, prejudice and acts of violence to their children. Other parents may be grieving that they yet again must address the dangers of racism with their children and worry for their safety. While these conversations can be difficult, they are important to have, urges Hillary Kimbley, Ph.D., a pediatric psychologist at Children's Health℠ and Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern.

  • Back-to-school anxiety during COVID-19

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    Back-to-school anxiety during COVID-19

    While back-to-school is typically a time of excitement, it's normal for kids to experience some degree of anxiety as a new school year approaches. Younger children may get nervous about leaving their parents, and older children may worry about academics or how they'll fit in with their friends after spending time apart during summer.

  • 6 tips for healthy eating at home

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    6 tips for healthy eating at home

    Most of the time, eating at home makes it easier to choose healthy options than eating out. However, if you are home all day without a regular schedule, you may find it hard to resist frequent, unhealthy snacks and more difficult to take time out for a nutritious meal.

  • How to support athletes through season changes during COVID-19

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    How to support athletes through season changes during COVID-19

    When cases of COVID-19 first began to spread across the U.S., young athletes had to adjust quickly to online school – and a canceled spring sports season. Now, as schools navigate reopening, athletes are still adjusting and tentatively preparing for a new sports season.

  • 7 tips to help your child wear a face mask

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    7 tips to help your child wear a face mask

    As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread, it’s important to take steps to stay healthy, such as frequently washing hands and practicing social distancing. One important precaution families should take is wearing a face mask in public, especially in situations where social distancing is difficult.

  • 6 tips for doctor appointments during COVID-19

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    6 tips for doctor appointments during COVID-19

    As cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spread, many families are taking steps to stay healthy such as staying home as much as possible. While social distancing is an important part of preventing the spread of COVID-19, delaying essential trips like medical appointments can come with its own set of risks.

  • 6 tips for a successful virtual visit

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    6 tips for a successful virtual visit

    Getting sick is never convenient, but with virtual visit, seeing a health care provider can be. Virtual visits are a quick and easy way to see a health care provider without needing to visit a doctor's office. See six tips to help you have a successful virtual appointment and get the care you or your family member needs.

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