healthy-children-header
Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

LATEST EPISODE

Creating Positive Relationships with Kids to Build Resilience
Audio
Download
Building relationships with your children can be difficult (especially teens). But having that stability helps them in the future to overcome adversity, build resiliency, and face any tough times ahead. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

How Can Kids Help Stop Climate Change?
Audio
Download

The daunting challenge of stopping climate change can feel like a lot. Especially when you are a kid or a teen. 

... read more
Encore Episode: Body Image and Eating Disorders: How To Spot Them and What To Do
Audio
Download
Our kid's schedules are all over the place these days, that also includes their eating schedules. Some kids are stressed and not eating at all, while others are bored and home all day eating more and more. ... read more
Encore Episode: When to Discuss Weight with Your Child
Audio
Download
Love your child at their current weight while making lifestyle changes in your household. ... read more
Encore Episode: Should Your Kid Make Breakfast?
Audio
Download

Encore Episode: Should Your Kid Make Breakfast?

Expert : Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP
Is it time for your child to start making breakfast? ... read more
Body Image & Back to School Clothes Shopping
Audio
Download
Developing a healthy body image and sense of self in our children is so important. And as we round out the end of summer, you might be heading to the mall or other store to pick up some new clothes for your kids for this school year. ... read more
Encore Episode: How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change
Audio
Download
Find out how to address your kids' concerns about climate change. ... read more
Encore Episode: Cross Cultural Kids & Identity
Audio
Download

Encore Episode: Cross Cultural Kids & Identity

Expert : Dr. Anisha Abraham, MD, MPH
Today we are diving into a new and interesting topic here on the show: cross-cultural kids. ... read more
Dealing with Back to School Dread and Anxiety
Audio
Download
Our kids are heading back to school soon, most likely in person this time. But after a year of staying home with no routines, it can be a bit nervewracking to think about heading back to the busy halls of a bustling school. ... read more
Encore Episode: Talking To Children About Racism
Audio
Download

Encore Episode: Talking To Children About Racism

Expert : Nia Heard-Garris, MD, MSc, FAAP
Protests in the summer of 2020 raged on in most major cities for weeks protesting the death of George Floyd, police brutality, and in support of black lives. All of these are incredibly heavy and complex topics to discuss with children, so where do you begin? ... read more

About Melanie

Melanie Cole, MS Melanie Cole, MS, is the RadioMD Director of Operations. She has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology.

Website: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/healthychildren
Twitter: @healthychildren
aap bumper
HClogoCMYK-300