It's pretty much common sense that if your kid gets a sliver, you take it out. But what if it's a really big, really deep one that you can't remove? In her foot, so it hurts when she walks? And it's 5 p.m. so you'd have to go to the emergency room for medical care? The new St. Louis Children's Hospital
It's a searchable listing of 88 general categories like insect bites, cough, diarrhea and sunburn -- many of the common things I've wondered about myself. All the info is available online already, on the hospital's homepage, but what makes the
The Kid Care app relies on clinical protocols widely used across the United States and Canada -- which means you're looking at the same info as doctors and nurses at 10,000 practices and 400 nurse advice call centers. To download the app, click here.
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The Saint Louis Chess Club is offering free group chess instruction to kids and teens at various branches of the St. Louis County Library.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why.
The Magic House now offers a virtual art experience for children – multi-sensory Virtual Petite Picasso classes. Classes are taught live from the Art Studio at The Magic House, and a different art activity is featured each week!