Before our October walk,  Oriaku Kas-Osoka, MD, MEd, FAAP , or Dr. Kas as her patients, students, and residents call her at UNLV School of Medicine, gave a great, kid-friendly talk about the critical importance of emotional wellness for both kids and parents.

Children need to realize that the world is a better place because they are in it. Understanding the importance of personal contribution can serve as a source of purpose and motivation.

Follow these links for more helpful information from the American Academy of Pediatrics: