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Age: Little Kids

What’s this red bump that won’t go away?

A few months ago, I noticed a small bump on BusyBee’s face just above his lip. Initially, it looked like a pimple or small blister but it just didn’t go away. The “ah ha” moment came when it became more … Continue reading

Should parents be blamed for autism?

Autism is a severe developmental disorder evident within a child’s first few years of life. It is caused by mothers, often referred to as “refrigerator moms” who are typically well-educated but cold and rejecting toward their children. Since the infant … Continue reading

The plight of the invisible sibling

After a rather difficult therapy session, I accompanied the mom and her eight-year-old autistic daughter to the waiting room. I introduced myself to the older sibling, and thanked her for waiting so patiently. When I asked her name, she simply … Continue reading

5 surprising facts about RSV

It is now officially winter. We have had our first snow that stuck to the ground and the kids are back in school. But as pretty as it is, this is the time that parents also associate with cold viruses, … Continue reading

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