Dominic Larkin was only 18 months old when he followed the family dog out the back door and fell into the family’s hot tub. What transpired in the days, weeks and months following the accident has the Larkin family celebrating the gift of life this holiday season.
It’s the holiday season. You’ve planned. You made a list and checked it twice. The decorations are up; the shopping is done; the table is set and relatives are en route. The fun starts, then the unexpected happens – a sick child, a faint relative or even you fall ill. What to do? Emergency center [Continue Reading]
By Crystal Duffy A trickle of natural light illuminated the mostly darkened ultrasound room. I lay on the exam table, the paper crinkling beneath me as I struggled to find a comfortable position, a nearly impossible task for a woman 23 weeks pregnant with twins. I sat there shivering as I waited for the arrival [Continue Reading]
To say that Lauren Robinson Sotomayor is in “baby planning mode” would be an understatement. “My job as a wedding planner keeps me very busy throughout the fall, and so now I’m finally able to focus on preparing the nursery and getting everything ready for our new little one. I have just three months to [Continue Reading]
Landon’s injury at first seemed minor, a small bump on the head during a harmless game in his elementary school gymnasium. It was a typical Tuesday afternoon and the 7-year-old had been playing “four corners” during his school P.E. class when his feet became tangled with a classmate’s, and he fell to the ground fast, [Continue Reading]
If you’ve got kids on your holiday shopping list, there are a few safety tips you should know before heading to the toy store or mall. In 2014, more than 251,000 toy-related injuries were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms. With such an alarming statistic, it’s important to remember that a majority of these injuries [Continue Reading]