Labels in themselves aren’t bad. In fact, putting a label on a child could get them the resources and help they need to succeed.
Any parent knows that flying with children is right up there on the top 10 list of things we’d rather not do. There’s usually crying, possibly screaming, and stress. So much stress. Stress that’s increased a thousand-fold by your fellow cranky passengers who apparently have never had children or have conveniently forgotten what it’s like […]
Justin Gallegos is a runner. He dreams of breaking the 2-hour barrier in the half-marathon—something that for even the healthiest person is a major achievement. But for Justin? Almost an impossibility. Almost. Justin suffers from cerebral palsy, a disability that can affect muscle and brain development, posture, and range of motion. This disorder can cause […]
By Amy Sargeant of artshambles.com Someone’s kid is going to be the first one on the playground to yell a four letter word. That word spreads like wildfire and soon, every parent is asking, “Who did you learn that from?!” The answer is going to be: my kid. I’ve always had a robust, frequent range […]
In another tragic case reinforcing the importance of vaccination, doctors determined that an 11-month-old child suffered a stroke after a mild chickenpox infection. The child was not immunized and had contracted the disease from his older siblings approximately 2 to 3 months prior, reports the Journal of Pediatrics in their August publication focusing on Varicella-Associated […]
Snap, Crackle, Pop, Rice Krispies! The popular cereal has long been a favorite of kids and parents everywhere and on Tuesday, Kellogg’s gave us another reason to love them, just in time for back to school. The company unveiled its new “Feel The Love” Braille stickers and recordable audio boxes designed for their Rice Krispies […]
By Jacqueline Miller of Boogers Abroad We lived in Europe for three years and traveled to more than 20 countries with our boys. But one kid used to drive us crazy on every trip. “Where are we sleeping tonight? Where are we sleeping tomorrow? How long is the drive? What are we going to do there? How […]
Parents of children with autism often feel alienated when it comes to kid-centric activities. There are certain childhood pastimes in which they hesitate to participate because they are just too great a feat for children with autism. But what if there were a place little ones could play and have fun, without having to worry […]