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Parenting Articles from Children's Hospital Colorado Experts

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What Parents Should Know About Fevers in Kids

Fevers in kids can be alarming, but they’re not always a cause for concern. Our expert shares how fevers help fight infections, at-home remedies to ease discomfort and when to seek care. Learn what causes a fever, the benefits of a fever, when you should seek additional care and more.

What Is Sensory Processing Disorder in Kids?

When sensory preferences impact a child's daily activities or cause an outsized reaction, that might be a sign of sensory processing challenges or sensory processing disorder. Learn more.

The Benefits of Adding a Pet to the Family

Learn more about the benefits of pets, how to pick the best pet for your family, and what to consider before you add a new animal companion.

What Parents Need to Know About Asthma in Kids

More than 4.6 million children in the U.S. have asthma, making it one of the most common chronic childhood conditions. But with proper care, kids with asthma can lead healthy and active lives. Learn more.

The Best Sunscreen Tips for Kids

Want to keep your kids protected from the sun? Learn our expert’s tips for choosing sunscreen, wearing protective clothing, avoiding sunburns and more.

9 Skin Rashes and Conditions in Kids and How to Treat Them

When your kid suddenly develops a skin rash, it can be difficult to identify the cause and navigate your next steps. Learn from our dermatologist about common skin rashes and when they require treatment.

Overcoming Loneliness: How to Help Kids Build Social Connection

Is your child struggling with loneliness? Here’s how to tell — and how to cope.

The Many Benefits of Well-Child Visits

Well-child visits are routine health checkups to ensure that your kid is healthy and thriving. Our experts share why these visits are important and what parents can expect at each age.

What are Germs and How Can We Prevent Them from Spreading?

Germs are the microorganisms behind many common sicknesses, like the flu. Our experts share what exactly germs are, how they spread and how to avoid them.

Outdoor Activities with Kids: Tips to Stay Safe in Warm Weather

Spending time outdoors is wonderful for the entire family. Our experts share how to hike, swim, boat and more — all with safety in mind.

Back-to-School Tips for Families: How to Ease the Transition and Ace the School Year

It’s time for back to school! Our expert shares tips for helping your kids with the transition, encouraging friendship, addressing bullying and more.

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