Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
It’s Back to School time! As you prepare to send your child off, check out our Back to School guide for ideas from Connecticut Children’s pediatric experts on what to pack for lunch, how to keep your children safe on the bus, tips for waking up on time, and more! Preparing for the First Day […]
As we bid farewell to summer and head into fall, many of us, both parents and children alike are feeling the varied emotions that a new school year can bring. Maybe your anxious about your little one’s first day. Maybe he or she is nervous about making friends. Whatever the case may be, here are […]
By: Kevin Borrup, DrPH, JD, MPA, Associate Director, Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center Each year around this time, Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center and our Safe Kids Connecticut program start to receive calls from parents concerned about some aspect of sending their children back to school, or to school for the very first time. The […]
Although signs of spring are just beginning to show, it is not too early to start thinking about ways to help your child make the most of the move to a new school year this fall. During the next months, schools hold planning meetings for the transition to the next academic year, which often present […]
Donna Gitt, registered dietitian for Connecticut Children’s Center for Digestive Diseases shares some quick, easy and healthy back to school lunch ideas that your student is sure to love. How can you get all of the food groups into one lunch box? Try a turkey sandwich with 2 slices of low sodium turkey, 1 slice […]