Category: Children’s health

Medication and Pregnancy: What do you know?

Some medications during pregnancy may be unavoidable but it’s so important to be smart about their use. We know that taking certain medications during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects or prematurity. Medication can be described as a prescription from … Continue reading

Accepting the scary

I think sometimes when something scary happens, especially as it relates to your child, you need time to accept it.  I’ve needed some time to accept that about 9 months ago Mary had a seizure (according to me).  In the … Continue reading

Battling dry skin

Itch, itch, scratch, scratch. The heat has been on all winter, but wow this is drying out our skin. Ethan, Audrey, and I all have mild dry skin and it definitely gets worse during these Dayton winters. Eczema, atopic dermatitis, … Continue reading

Five ways to keep kids moving this winter

When the cold came, it got louder inside our home and it feels like the kids are bouncing off the walls! You see, we don’t have a basement. The boys just need to get outside and MOVE! Did you know … Continue reading

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