Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Advice from Former NICU Parents

I still remember the first time I walked into the NICU. It was hours after the birth of my twin... Read full post »
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Teaching Your Kids About Kindness: Are You Missing the Mark?

Ask your kids this question – “Am I teaching you to be kind?” Parents may be surprised to hear their... Read full post »
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Teen Mental Health Issues and the “Not My Kid” Phenomenon

Ryan is 16 years old and a junior in high school. He is on the football team, he’s popular, and... Read full post »
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Cystic Fibrosis: Diagnosis, Treatment and a Team Approach

When most people hear “cystic fibrosis” (CF) they think of a lung disease, if they know what CF is at... Read full post »
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Type 2 Diabetes in Children: Identifying Risks and Management

Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which the body is unable to produce enough insulin, preventing the uptake of... Read full post »
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Aquatic Therapy: Using Water for Wellness and Independence

Aquatic therapy is the use of water to support or teach a child skills just like they would in “land... Read full post »
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Birth Control Choices: The 4-1-1 on Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

Parents are probably familiar with the birth control pill, but there are other options of birth control available for your... Read full post »
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The Importance of Reading Labels for Food Allergen Avoidance

When someone has a food allergy, they must completely avoid eating the food(s) to which they are allergic. Accidental ingestion... Read full post »