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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.

Parent Toolkit: Thoughts, Feelings and Behavior for a Chronically Ill Child

Kids who are dealing with medical stress may struggle with their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. In this toolkit, pediatric experts from Children's Hospital Colorado explain differences between typical coping and potential issues.

Parent Toolkit: Strategies for Maximizing your Child's Health

This “toolkit” is a parent's guide for coping with the stresses of chronic illness, from navigating the medical system to juggling medical needs and school to managing daily routines.

How to Drive Safely when Your Kids Are Misbehaving

Check out these 10 tips on how to avoid distractions while driving with kids in your car.

Eating Healthy Doesn't Have to Be Expensive

Our cooking experts show that eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are 3 tips for healthy eating on a budget.

What Is the Right Age for My Child to...?

Every child is different, yes. But here are some general guidelines parents can follow as their children get older and become more independent.

Facts About Measles: What Parents Need to Know

Although measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, it’s not just a problem of the past. Read more and learn how to keep your child safe.

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