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Finding Light in Dark Places

Fanio Osorio has been working in healthcare for more than 30 years — 20 of them as an LPN. “When I first started in this line of work, I worked closely with a nurse, and I decided to go to school so that I could learn skills that would allow me to help people even…

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Finding Light in Dark Places

Hypoglycemia in Children

If you have a child, you’re aware that kids can be picky eaters. One day they love rice pudding. The next day they hate it. Sometimes, they are looking forward to dinner. Other times you have to bribe them — or take away their favorite toy — until they eat something. But fussiness about food aside, if…

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Hypoglycemia in Children

Pediatric Malabsorption Syndrome

If you’re a parent or caregiver of a child, you’re well aware of the knot that forms in your throat — and the heaviness in the pit of your stomach — when your baby is showing signs that something is wrong with their health. You wonder about symptoms, whether you’re overreacting, and when it’s time to…

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Pediatric Malabsorption Syndrome

Pediatric Respiratory Failure

One of the scariest experiences for any parent is to see their child have breathing difficulties. You want the world to stop immediately and find a solution for your baby. And, while the experience can be terrifying, sometimes it can take a while for you to recognize signs of pediatric respiratory failure. What are the symptoms?…

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

As a caregiver, you are used to putting everyone else’s needs before your own. After all, the main reason for choosing this career is precisely to take care of others. For many, it’s not just a job, but a calling. A daily opportunity to have a positive impact on someone else’s life — especially when…

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Caring for a Child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

If your child has been diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, you may still be trying to process the information and what it all means, while at the same time looking for ways of making your baby’s life as comfortable as possible. Are there any things they will be able to do for themselves? What type…

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Caring for a Child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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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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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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