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The Best Way to Enjoy Fourth of July Fireworks? At a Distance

Days before the Fourth of July, Hailey was about to set off a rocket with her dad. It was supposed to shoot 50 feet into the sky. But it didn’t. Find out what happened and how you can keep your kids safe during the holiday.

Getting to the Bottom of "Tummy Troubles"

Kids with unexplained stomach distress might finally have answers, thanks to "second brain" pediatric experts who study the neurons in your gut.

Should My Child Take Probiotics?

Our pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Gregg Kobak gives parents three probiotics tips and shares how to know if kids need them.

Mold in Dry Colorado?

Mold is present virtually everywhere, even in dry Colorado. Check out these nine tips for reducing mold growth in your home.

The New Asthma

Three quarters of kids with asthma have lower-than-normal lung function by adulthood. Here, an array of new approaches and technologies could change that.

Breathing to Change Your Mood

Mindful breathing has many beneficial effects. Follow these techniques to relax and reduce stress or wake up and gain energy.

7 Tips to Help Your Child Overcome a Fear of Shots

Our child life specialists provide tips for calming your child before and during shots, immunization or other frightening procedures.

Parent Toolkit: Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst

When an illness is not curable, we always hope for the best outcome, while preparing for the worst. Get tips about end-of-life care from the pediatric experts at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Parent Toolkit: Dealing With Medical Issues in Children by Ages and Stages

Learn how to help your child deal with ongoing medical issues based on his or her developmental age, from the pediatric experts at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Parent Toolkit: Keeping Up With Your Child's Medical Treatment

Get tips for keeping up with your child's medications, medical treatments and doctors’ appointments, from the pediatric experts at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Stress Management for Parents of a Child With a Chronic Illness

Having an ill child presents unique challenges, which is why experts at Children's Hospital Colorado offer tips for parents to cope and get through the tough times.

Parent Toolkit: Navigating the Medical System

When your child is sick or has a chronic illness, it can be stressful to deal with the medical system. Get tips on how to make the most of your experience at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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