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First With Kids: What You Need to Know About Teen Suicide

Suicide is a leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds. Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont Children's Hospital, provides advice to parents when dealing with this difficult subject.

Mental Health Children's Health First With Kids Suicide Prevention Teenagers

Is Your Child Ready to Babysit?

Parents have been babying me with questions about when their child is old enough to babysit. Let me take on the job of discussing babysitting and provide some more information on the topic. There is no set age for a child to begin babysitting. But there are specific responsibilities and skills that any older child

Children's Health Teenagers First With Kids

The Crushing Ways of First Love

Right around Valentine’s Day, parents always crush me with questions about their son or daughter’s first romantic relationship. Take heart and let me provide some information on this heartfelt topic. Has your pre-teen or teen developed a crush or early romantic interest in someone? If so, it’s time to communicate the family values of respect

Children's Health First With Kids Teenagers Parenting

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