Raising children is a joyous journey unlike any other. Watching my six-month-old learn about the world around him is amazing to me. You can see his eyes light up with fascination as he intently studies his fingers as if seeing them for the first time. You can see the joy on his face when he … Continue reading Peace of mind on this joyous journey
Going to the doctor can be an unnerving and intimidating experience for children. Scott & White volunteers are doing their part to make the visit as enjoyable as possible. “When a child visits our hospital or one of our clinics for treatment, we want to provide them with as much comfort and joy as possible … Continue reading Scott & White Children’s BookWell program promotes literacy in children
I never really pictured myself as a germaphobe, but lately I’m beginning to wonder if I’m morphing into one. With all the talk of H1N1, I find myself speculating more often than I’d like to about those little germ critters and where they might be lurking. You know you are becoming a little too obsessed … Continue reading When your 3-year-old asks for "antibacterial hand gel"
Halloween conjures up images of pumpkin buckets overflowing with candy, door-to-door trick-or-treating and costumed children. With the spread of H1N1, the growing epidemic of childhood obesity and concerns about kids’ general safety on Halloween night, parents are looking for healthy and safe ways to celebrate the holiday. The following are tips for a healthy, yet … Continue reading Keep your kids safe and healthy this Halloween