School bus shuffle

Kids have gone back to school over the last couple weeks and that means a new routine for drivers with more people, cars and buses on the road. I know my new daily routine has to change allowing for a … Continue reading

These are not the top child health problems

Childhood obesity, bullying, and drug abuse are the top child health problems, according to respondents to a national survey for Mott’s Children’s Hospital in Michigan. The survey participants got it wrong on two of those priorities.  Their responses are more … Continue reading

The bike helmet that saved a life

I’m always impressed when parents work through adversity and become true advocates when their child is injured.  Today I want to share with you Jane’s story.  Thankfully her 8-year-old son was wearing a helmet during a recent accident – you … Continue reading

5 things you must know about breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week 2015 was August 1-7.  You can say, “Becky, your blog missed it!”  But, really, the blog didn’t – my work during that week was visiting (and supporting) a niece that is expecting her first. Her question, “How … Continue reading

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