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Dehydration in Children

Having kids at home comes with many givens — the noise, the mess, the extra doses of love. Unfortunately, it also includes worrisome moments when your babies don’t feel well. While you will always move heaven and earth to make things better for them, if you’re not sure what’s making them feel off, the experience…

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Dehydration in Children

Sinusitis in Children

It’s common knowledge that children get sick. Whether it’s a cold, an ear infection, or a tummy ache, going through these experiences is part and parcel of childhood — and parenting. But, that doesn’t change the fact that any time your little one feels under the weather, you want to do everything under the sun to…

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sinusitis in children

What is Nonverbal Autism?

One of the worst experiences a parent can go through is to receive a dire diagnosis regarding the health of their child. However, not all lifelong issues are the same. While some of them mean that your child will need 24/7 caregiving, others will still allow them a modicum of independence. And, when it comes…

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nonverbal-autism

When Home Caregiving Is a Calling

April Dunbar has been a nurse for more than 15 years. She started her career as a nurse’s aide while she was still in high school. Then, she became an LPN and worked in a hospital setting. While she always enjoyed taking care of patients, she was disappointed to see that sometimes, caring for each…

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When Home Caregiving Is a Calling

Guttate Psoriasis in Children

Receiving a medical diagnosis of a disease is always disconcerting — and it feels a lot worse when the patient is your child. However, certain conditions are more manageable than others, and such is the case with guttate psoriasis. But, what does it entail? What causes it? What are the symptoms? And what can you…

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Guttate Psoriasis in Children

Pediatric Meningitis

One of the most concerning experiences a parent goes through is realizing that your child’s health may be compromised. Maybe your kids are crying more than usual, complaining about pain, or you can just tell something is amiss. And when it comes to something as serious as pediatric meningitis, it’s crucial to move fast. But,…

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Pediatric Meningitis

Kid-Friendly Foods that Soothe and Prevent Acid Reflux

Children can be fussy and picky eaters. But it’s one thing when they’re doing it because they’re being, well, kids. It’s another thing when they’re upset or refusing food because they’re not feeling well. Such can be the case with acid reflux. But, what causes it in children in the first place? Are there any trigger foods…

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Kid-Friendly Foods that Soothe and Prevent Acid Reflux

Fun Holiday Activities for Medically Complex Children

Being a parent or a child’s primary caregiver can be difficult, exhausting, and rewarding, all at the same time. You’re responsible for someone else’s wellbeing — quite often, learning things as you go along. And, if you have a medically complex child, you regularly face challenges relating to your child’s health. However, at the end of…

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5 Fun Holiday Activities for Medically Complex Children

Pulmonary Stenosis in Children

It’s always disheartening to hear a medical diagnosis affecting a child. And the concern and worry increase when the condition affects a vital organ — such as is the case with pulmonary stenosis. But, what does it all mean? What causes it? What are the symptoms? All of these questions need to be answered before…

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Pulmonary Stenosis in Children

Common Causes of Appetite Loss in Children

Kids are interesting characters. One day their favorite snacks are bananas. The next day, they cry when you give them one because they don’t like them. So you take it away to find something else to give them, and they get upset because you took away the fruit. While scenarios like this are part and…

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Common Causes of Appetite Loss in Children