“151 Days in the NICU: The Story of My Miracle Micro-Preemies”

By Stephanie Laskoskie   Inevitably, when I tell people the story of our twins, their first response is, “Wow, there were truly angels watching over them.” Two years later and that response still makes me smile. When we found out we were pregnant with twins, we were truly overjoyed, as well as a bit overwhelmed [Continue Reading]

Don’t take a bite before you read this!

No one wants to think about food poisoning at a family picnic or a backyard barbeque. Or in their own kitchen or favorite restaurant. But they should. An estimated 48 million people in the United States experience symptoms of food poisoning ranging from upset stomach to fever, diarrhea, vomiting and much worse each year. For [Continue Reading]

H.A.P.P.Y. Boot Camp Empowers Children to Make Healthier Choices

Going to the grocery store  will never be the same for  Elizabeth Pastrana and her daughter, Genesis, 12, who recently graduated from a specialized camp designed to teach kids how to exercise, eat healthy and build self-esteem. “Now, when I go out shopping and pick up sodas, Genesis will tell me that sodas aren’t allowed [Continue Reading]

Four for the Fourth: Houston Couple Welcomes Quadruplets Home from the Hospital

One Southwest Houston family has four reasons to celebrate this Fourth of July. This Independence Day, Linda and Thomas Agi welcomed home newborn quadruplets from the Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), four weeks after they made their debut in the world. The three girls and one boy were born June 1, [Continue Reading]