Category: Children’s health

Talking with your child who may be overweight

As a parent, there are many difficult conversations that you will have with your child. If you have talked to your doctor and it has been determined that your child is overweight, it’s important not to ignore the issue. This … Continue reading

Safe babywearing

Dayton Children’s Mommy Safety Blogger, Jessica Saunders Recently, a friend suggested I consider and blog about  “babywearing.” Babywearing is the use of infant slings and wraps to carry a child. I love how this tradition has not only been around … Continue reading

New mommy survival techniques

Dayton Children’s New Mommy Blogger, Jessica Saunders I’m almost three weeks into this “new mommy” thing and starting to find some order in this new world.  The last three weeks are a bit of a blur, which is to be … Continue reading

Eating Disorder Awareness Month

When I think about eating disorders, I think less about food and more about the pain the person feels.  Busy schedules, missed family meals,  limited time to talk, no one to really listen, and lacking time to “be” (meditate, pray, … Continue reading

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