Here are some ways to celebrate Halloween

By: Natasha Barrett Halloween is on a Saturday this year. Your children are off from school and more than likely have already been talking about what costume they want to wear for trick-or-treating, what friends they want to go with and what family can come over. While their excitement is building for a fun night, [Continue Reading]


How to Get Help from your Kids Around the House? Try Asking Them their Opinion

By Natasha Barrett The dishes always seem to quickly pile up in the sink. “Laundry Mountain” gets bigger and bigger in every bedroom.  The floor needs to be swept. The trash needs to be taken out. The everyday chores around the house never end. According to Mariam Wahby, Ph.D., LMFT, education specialist with Behavioral Services [Continue Reading]


Don’t Delay! Children Immunization Rates Hit Recent Lows

By Dr. Peter Jung A major silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic is that children as a whole have been relatively safe from severe complications from the virus. This is not to discount the fact that there have been young patients who have ended up in the intensive care unit, developed Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in [Continue Reading]

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Ali Vise

Follow-Up Friday: Teenager Abigail Now Thriving a Year After Heart Surgery

The possibility Abigail Franklin could lead an active, healthy lifestyle absent of heart transplant before she turned 30 years old was at one time inconceivable to her family. And when John and Eve Franklin’s middle child began experiencing the early stages of heart failure at age 15, it seemed altogether impossible. But a life-saving surgery [Continue Reading]


5 Important Reminders This Holiday Season

There is a lot on everyone’s minds during the holidays and safety should be at the top of the list. Here are some important and safe reminders this holiday season. Check your airbag’s status as part of your travel plans. The United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the Takata [Continue Reading]

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