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Posted by: Lynn Rosenthal on Oct 05, 2020


Parents and caregivers should be cautious with any toy that has cameras or microphones, has GPS or Internet connectivity, or requests and stores data.

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700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Is There a Stigma Attached to Having a Social Worker?

Mar 02, 2020

When people hear the term, “social worker,” they tend to associate it with breaking up families and other misconceptions. Over time, this has caused a stigma attached to someone needing help from a social worker. Read More

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Building Resiliency: How to Support Children Exposed to Violence at Home

Oct 17, 2019

Intimate partner violence can be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial abuse toward a partner in an effort to gain power and control. When this happens at home, it affects more than just the immediate victim. Read More

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How Open Conversations With Kids Promote Healthy Relationships

Sep 27, 2019

It’s important to connect with your child during times of transition to promote healthy body image, boundaries and relationships. Here’s how you can have meaningful connections and conversations with your child. Read More

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Negative Behavior as a Form of Communication: How to Be a Trauma-Informed Parent

Aug 22, 2019

Every child experiences stress. It’s important to understand children’s stress can become toxic if it’s not acknowledged and addressed. Read More

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Back to School: Safety Tips for College-Bound Kids

Aug 13, 2019

Heading off to college can be exciting and stressful for both parents and kids. What most parents don’t know is that back-to-school is the beginning of what is called the “Red Zone,” which is a six-week timeframe where students, particularly first-year students, are more likely to experience sexual assault on campus. Read More

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"After" the Movie: Teaching Teens About Boundaries and Manipulation in Relationships

May 28, 2019

“After” is a digital book that was self-published in 2013 by author, Anna Todd. The series has been compared to “Fifty Shades of Gray” and “Twilight”, both of which highlight unhealthy relationships between the male and female lead characters. Read More

The "What If" Game

The "What If" Game: Gaining Insight Into How Your Child Thinks

Apr 09, 2019

It’s fair to say that most parents worry about how their child would act in a potentially dangerous scenario. While many kids learn about “stranger danger” in school, it can be overlooked that abuse is most often perpetrated by someone the child or teen knows and trusts. Read More

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Navigating Teen Relationships in a Digital World

Feb 05, 2019

If you are the parent of a teenager, you likely know that they spend a lot of time using technology – whether it’s a cell phone, tablet or laptop. With calling, texting, internet browsing, games, social media apps and dating apps at your teens’ fingertips, it becomes difficult for parents to monitor digital behaviors. Read More