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

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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...

defecation phobia

Children with defecation phobia form a vicious circle that often involves withholding a bowel movement for days followed by a bowel movement that would...

Holiday Gatherings

Years ago, having visitors in our home during the holiday season was a huge source of stress for my daughter.  It did not matter...

headaches

An increasing number of children are presenting to emergency rooms and being admitted to hospitals with a complaint of headaches.  Medical records, of patients...