When you have a child with recurrent headaches, it can be impossible to know how to help. If they are whining, complaining or throwing a tantrum, its enough to give you a headache. However, headaches are fairly common and intermittently happen throughout childhood; most kids struggle now and again. If headaches are more frequent and difficult to relieve, you may want to seek medical attention. Headaches can be associated with treatable infections, stress and sometimes are actually migraines. Read below for more information on when to soothe, when to worry, and when to make an appointment with your pediatrician to get help.