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folate deficiency

It's National Folic Acid Awareness Week and we are going to look at the impacts of a folate deficiency in children.  Folate is also...

stress buster box

If you’re much younger than me (no, don’t even ask), you may not remember the Calgon bubble bath commercial showing a stressed out woman...

new year new goals

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars." – Brian Littrell With the ringing in of each New Year, we tend...

idioms

I hate to “let the cat out of the bag” or “turn you off,” but I “smell a rat” and I would like to...

No matter what your faith tradition, it seems that at this is the time of year wrapping paper is ubiquitous. Instead of tossing your...

keep kids healthy

Along come the holidays and often a host of different illnesses along with them. When my children were young it seemed someone was always...

The end of the year provides many opportunities for holiday celebrations and gatherings. Although many of us would like to join in on the...

Falling asleep can be a huge challenge for some children, especial children with various isms.  Does the following scenario sound familiar? It's 11 pm and...

Sensory Gift Giving

It’s getting closer and closer to that time! The holiday season is upon us.  The children are beginning to get excited about the wonder...

Therapeutic Holiday Gift Giving

The holiday season is here in full swing.  With the holidays quickly approaching, it may be hard to figure out an appropriate gift to...