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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The issue of gender identity is a hot topic in the new this week. How can you talk to your kids about gender identity and answer their questions? Hear from Dr. Mom Squad member and endocrinologist, Dr. Meyer, on how this issue impacts kids and how you as a parent can address it with yours. http://blog.childrensdayton.org/lets-talk-about-gender-identity/
Thanks to former patient Jimmy Ireland for donating over 130 blankets for our patients! At an early age, Jimmy struggled with kidney problems. He was at Dayton Children’s overnight and after his kidney scan, was given a blanket. He remembered how that blanket was such a comfort to him--and that experience led to the decision for his Eagle Scout project. He hopes that his project would be a comfort to other kids, just like his blanket was to him.