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Parenting Articles from Children's Hospital Colorado Experts


Supporting Kids and Teens During the Youth Mental Health Crisis

After having their lives disrupted by uncertainty, isolation and school closures during the pandemic, kids and teens have in many ways returned to normal life. But that doesn’t mean they feel – or that life is – “normal.” Here's how you can support your child or teen during another uncertain year.

How to Help Children After Traumatic Events

Trauma piled on top of trauma is sometimes a part of life. Get advice from a child psychologist on how to cope with multiple traumatic events.

Supporting Kids’ Mental Health During the Pandemic

After multiple years of disruption, it's no surprise that kids and teens are feeling heightened stress, anxiety and mental health challenges. Learn tips to help your whole family cope with pandemic-related pressures.

How to Talk to Kids About Death and Grief

Loss is difficult for all of us, and children are no exception. Learn how children in different age groups understand death, react to it and ways to help them process grief from pediatric mental health and development experts.

Children and COVID-19: Debunking the Number One Myth

You might have heard that children aren’t affected by COVID-19. But is that true? We asked our experts to explain all the ways that the pandemic has impacted children’s health – and what we can do about it. Learn more.

Virtually Everywhere

COVID-19 has changed the face of specialized care. Read three stories of patients and the barriers Children’s Colorado broke to care for them.

Age-Specific Schedules and Activities for Kids During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Making a complete schedule with at-home activities is not always easy, but we’re here to help make schedules go smoothly.

Pandemic Teen Mental Health

Teens from our Mental Health Youth Action Board provide advice on how to help teens during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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