How to Raise a More Resilient Kid

5280 – Jessica Larusso

Between January and April 2021, Children’s Hospital Colorado’s pediatric emergency department saw a 72 percent increase in behavioral health visits compared to the same period in 2019. Meanwhile, twice as many patients at Children’s Pediatric Mental Health Institute reported increased anxiety, depression, and feelings of isolation and social disconnectedness. Eighty-seven Colorado kids ages 10 to 18 died by suicide in 2020.

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Want your kids to have a great 2022? Help them make resolutions

The Deseret News – Lois M. Collins

Jan. 1 of any year kicks off the start of the Great Resolution: I’ll lose/gain weight. I’ll work more/less. I’ll prioritize finance/romance/exercise. And history says that’s typically followed shortly by massive resignation as people flub up once or twice and then give up their goals for the new year and settle back into old patterns.

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What To Know About Baby Congestion

Romper – Katie McPherson

The first time your baby wakes up with a stuffy nose is scary for every new parent. You want nothing more than to be able to blow their nose for them, give them a medicine that will open up their sinuses, or just absorb the sick from them and take it on yourself. Or, at the very least, to help them stop crying so their congestion won’t get any worse.

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Teens not getting enough sleep may consume 4.5 extra pounds of sugar during a school year

Medical X-Press – Taylor Stahl

Sleep is vital for all people but is particularly important for teenagers as their bodies undergo significant development during their formative years. Unfortunately, most teens aren’t getting enough sleep. Data from the American Academy of Pediatrics found that 73% of high school students are getting less than the recommended eight to ten hours of sleep each night.

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