Question My fourteen year daughter spends lots of time in her room. She writes every night in a journal that I gave her a few years ago. She locks the book but what she doesn’t know is that I also … Continue reading →
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Gabby is a star soccer player and can run a six-minute mile. But unlike many other kids her age, Gabby hasn’t gone through the normal training to get to this point. At the age of 6 doctors discovered that Gabby’s airway was the size of an infant’s, making it very difficult for Gabby to breathe. Gabby underwent an emergency surgery and was placed in a medically-induced coma. After recovery, Gabby began seeing the pulmonary specialists. She also began intense physical training with her mom to improve her breathing and ultimately save her life! As Gabby grows her airway continues to grow, and today Gabby is an active and engaged teenager ready to take on the world! http://www.childrensdayton.org/cms/sucess_stories/gabby_heck/index.html
It's Fire Prevention Week which means that it's a great time to check and make sure your smoke detectors are properly working, to schedule furnace maintenance and have a conversation with your family about what to do in the event of a fire.