Eating a well balanced diet
Juice cleanses, gluten free diets, weight loss shakes.......there are so many mixed messages telling us the right or wrong way to eat.
Use caution when training for spring sports
Here in Michigan our kids don't have the luxury of gradual preseason conditioning, like they do in warmer climates. Careful preparation is essential.
Keep your family injury free when biking
Cycling is fun for the entire family, but both parents and children need to be properly equipped for safe riding.
Stepping in to protect a child
We've all been there. You see a mom screaming at her child at the grocery store, or spanking her child in a rough way. Do you intervene? Is it really your
Could your child have autism?
Dr. Steven Pastyrnak of Helen DeVos Children's Hospital has several signs to watch for if you think your child might have autism spectrum disorder.
Kids and sports Q&A
We've received a lot of viewer emails with questions regarding kids and sports. We went to the experts at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital to get the answers.
Is your child riding safe?
Whether you have a one year old or a seven year old, it can be confusing to know what type of car seat or booster seat your child should be riding in.
Teaching families healthy lifestyles
FitKids360 is creating healthier communities, one fit kid as a time. The program is aimed at providing effective solutions for families who have been unable
Playing it safe this winter
From sledding and ice skating to skiing and snowboarding, the winter months offer kids and families a variety of outdoor activities. However, children suffer
14 ways to show your child love
Dr. James Fahner, Division Chief or Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, shares 14 different ways to show your child love
Batter up breakfast lovers
Batter up, breakfast lovers! IHOP, one of America’s most popular family-friendly restaurants, is inviting guests to enjoy free pancakes as part of National
An evening of kids, cars and stars
Help support Helen DeVos Children's Hospital by attending the 2013 Auto Show Charity Spectacular!
Free monthly car seat inspections
Each month Helen DeVos Children's Hospital provides car seat inspections to make sure your child's car or booster seat is installed correctly. These work on a
Expert advice on gifts for kids
We all know the gifts that kids put on their wish lists, but are those really the most beneficial for your child? Maranda went shopping with Helen DeVos
A place that impacts all kids
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital has made a huge impact on the West Michigan community. Whether you have a child that has been treated there or just appreciate
Keep your little goblins safe
The best part of Halloween is dressing up and trick-or-treating, but parents need to remember to keep their kids safe. Selecting a costume can be fun, but