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Dealing with pandemic-induced separation anxiety in kids

Children and families are finally resuming some of their pre-pandemic activities, such as summer camp, vacations and in-person school. For some kids, this return will also trigger separation anxiety.

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Five tips from pediatricians to get ready for a summer of ‘normal’

Returning to our usual routines this summer isn’t as simple as putting on our swimsuits and heading out the door.

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Summertime safety: traveling during the pandemic

Traveling with young kids can be hard enough on its own but traveling with younger passengers during a pandemic poses even more questions and risks for parents to think about.

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Stranger danger: What do I do when my kid won’t hug grandma?

What happens when your kid does not want a hug? Here’s how to handle the awkwardness at your next family gathering.

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What you need to know about breastfeeding and COVID

We asked our specialists at Children’s National to answer some questions about COVID, the vaccine and breastfeeding.