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Sep 8, 2014

Sleep is awesome!

Sleep is awesome! Just like food and water, we need it for our physical and mental well-being. The problem is that many of us are not getting enough or good quality sleep on a regular basis. The goal of this post is to highlight some of the amazing things that happen during sleep and to stimulate the reader to think about making small changes in the daily routine that might have a big payoff. How … Read More

Aug 19, 2014

Q: How can I help my child prepare for surgery?

A: Although specific details will depend on your child’s age and the surgical procedure, it’s always best to be clear and honest, as well as reassuring. In other words, don’t baby your child — explain what the surgery is for, what’s going to happen during it, and how he or she might feel after waking up. You don’t need to explain every potential complication, but you do need to be truthful so your child knows … Read More

Aug 4, 2014

The healing power of the Blue Butterfly provides hope to children with leukemia

It was the phone call that no parent wants to get: “Max has leukemia and we think it’s a rare form,” said the doctor. I was getting a haircut and had to leave the salon immediately, not sure if I would vomit on the sidewalk or pass out. I was in a fog the whole drive home, tears flooding my eyes. The normally short drive home took forever. I needed to hug my boy. Max … Read More

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