Children’s health information
Back-to-school health tips for kids
As a new school year approaches, CHOC experts offer advice for families to help ease back-to-school jitters, pack healthy lunches and set their kids up for success.
Managing school-related anxiety
Transitioning from carefree summer days into a structured school day can be stressful for children.
Many parents wonder if kids are faking these feelings to get out of going, but back-to-school anxiety is a real phenomenon, says a CHOC pediatric psychologist.
Get tips for helping your kids manage any anxiety about going back to school.
Lunchbox tips, activity ideas and recipes for school-age kids
Learn how to establish healthy eating and activity habits for your school-age kids with lunchbox tips from a CHOC dietitian.
A doctor-approved checklist for teens heading off to college
Going off to college is an exciting time of true independence for teens. For most, it may be the first time they manage their own health care. A pediatrician offers advice on making the transition easier.
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