Choosing whether or not to implement ADHD medication in your child’s treatment plan is one of the hardest decisions parents of children with ADHD have to make. You know this decision will have a large impact on your child’s life and you just want to do what’s going help your child be successful.
Oftentimes, we parents forget that we need just as much support as the child(ren) we raise. If your child also has a health issue, you may completely forget to look after yourself.
Laryngomalacia is a fairly common problem in infants and can sometimes cause serious problems. Read about our journey with complicated laryngomalacia, and the causes and treatments for this disorder.
What to expect when your child has a sleep study. This is our personal experience with pediatric sleep apnea.
Sensory processing disorder is not a recognizable, stand-alone medical condition. This creates a multitude of problems from lack of appropriate treatment, loss of insurance coverage, and sometimes a loss of protections in school under IDEA
My daughter did not speak at school for three years. Find out exactly what selective mutism is and how it can be related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Personal story and tips included.
Every day, 43 kids hear those dreaded few words, spoken usually to their parents: "Your child has cancer." On July 16th, 2015, I was one of those children.
Know what to expect when a 24-hour pH/impedance probe monitoring study is ordered for your child to verify the presence of acid reflux and to determine the severity of any GERD that is present.
Hospice care is something you usually associate with death, but it is so much more than that. Hospice care is more about the loved ones dealing with death, and helping with the grieving process. Hospice is something that is beautiful, amazing, heartbreaking, joyful, and so much more!
Also called an isolette, an incubator is basically a clear plastic box. For a premature baby, this box is the next best thing to being inside its mothers belly.
We hear your whispers, we see you stare and roll your eyes. We get it, no one could ever be as perfect as you. You have never dealt with a meltdown, but we have. Sometimes we are just helpless.
Wearing a helmet can correct a flat head if it's started early. My son's experience was marked by frustrations with doctors and insurance, but overall, we are glad we pursued this therapy.
CPAP use is not common in children, and it can be hard to find practical advice for helping children adjust to this therapy. A basic guide for starting CPAP therapy in children with sleep apnea.
Do you think your child has a broken nose? Learn what signs to look for, when to go to the doc and what you can do at home.
A list of the best picture books and chapter books for children with hearing loss. These books are about children with hearing aids, cochlear implants, and deafness in today's society.