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The questions teens ask during appointments with adolescent medicine expert Dr. Amy Sass are wide-ranging and hard to answer: Is my body normal? Should I have sex? Here, she shares the questions she gets from teens — and the answers that motivate them.
It's hard to decide if your child is ready for action movies, social media, explicit songs — and even harder to keep up with parental controls and new technology. Our experts share insights on guiding children through today’s media landscape.
Just like first aid skills like CPR, mental health first aid is a toolbox for stabilizing a crisis until professional help arrives. Learn the basics.
Children and teens might experience anxiety and depression because they feel like they have to be perfect all the time. Guido Frank, MD, pediatric psychiatrist helps parents understand when they need to be concerned.
Teens today are growing up with a depth, breadth and speed of media that didn't exist 20 years ago. Their parents don't always understand what that's like, but teens still need their help.
There are many perceived causes of why suicide rates among kids are rising in the U.S. Dr. Justin Michener and Dr. Emily Laux weigh in on why this might be happening, and provide suggestions on how parents can talk to their kids about suicide.
Our psychologists share tips on how you can use the series 13 Reasons Why to talk to your children about tough subjects like depression, suicide, rape and school shootings.
A lack of sleep can impact weight management, intellectual functioning and behavior in kids. Learn how to help your kids get more sleep.
Did you know psychological research shows that breathing can impact your mood? Learn how breathing can help relax or energize you.
Our child life specialists provide tips for calming your child before and during shots, immunization or other frightening procedures.
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.
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.