Toddler Takeover this weekend at Alliance, High Museum

12:52 pm May. 29, 2015

Toddler Takeover is this weekend at the Woodrfuff Arts Center

(May 29–31), an arts festival for families and young children.

An arts festival designed for very young children, featuring performances of six original productions from the Alliance

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5 reasons kids should play

10:45 am Jan. 28, 2015

It probably no surprise to anyone that over the last 30 years,  obesity has more than doubled in young children and quadrupled in adolescents, potentially leading to a host of chronic diseases later in

Measles Outbreak Puts Spotlight on Anti-Vaccine Movement

9:36 am Jan. 26, 2015

The measles outbreak believed to have originated in Disneyland has spread from California to Utah, Washington, Colorado and Mexico, according to news reports.

Authorities say an unknown person incubating a measles infection likely exposed several people in Disneyland, who then exposed others after leaving the park.

Health authorities believe the outbreak was triggered by a measles-stricken visitor to one of the Disney parks who brought the virus from abroad last month, according to the

The Elf on the Shelf Now Has Reindeer Pet

1:33 pm Nov. 14, 2014

The Elf on the Shelf — based here in Atlanta — and rooted in a family tradition back going back to the 1970s, has sold a whopping 7 million books (and elves) since its 2005

Children’s Healthcare video goes viral

7:37 am Aug. 12, 2014

Jim, a man of average height but weighing 300 pounds, suffers a heart attack and lands in the emergency room.

His life hangs in the balance. He’s only 32.

“How the hell does that happen?, ” asks

New school year, time for new lunch ideas

9:48 pm Aug. 4, 2014

Time to get up early – and make lunch! I know this isn’t the most fun task at hand, and it can be challenging to satisfy everyone – kids want something yummy and parents want

Back to School: What’s new this year?

2:29 pm Aug. 4, 2014

New school years bring new people and new stuff. About a quarter of Atlanta Public School principals are new, including 70 percent of the high school honchos. More than 20 Fulton schools will have new principals, and Cobb County has a dozen new ones.

Cobb will also have more of a feature that probably wasn’t part of your parents’ school day: 11 new school police officers. DeKalb