Caring for our communities: Setting first-time mothers up for success

From television and movies to social media and mommy blogs, we’re often flooded with images of the “perfect” mom that perpetuate this idea of flawless motherhood. But what isn’t highly acknowledged is the support it takes to be a super mom. No woman can do it on her own. No man could either for that … Continue reading Caring for our communities: Setting first-time mothers up for success

5 things you need to know about pregnancy after breast cancer

Today, more and more women are surviving breast cancer, which means more and more are concerned about what life after treatment looks like. It’s a problem created by our own success — because more women are surviving, we’re now looking for ways to support them as they get back to their lives post-cancer. Fighting cancer … Continue reading 5 things you need to know about pregnancy after breast cancer

4 Halloween tips for children with sensory disorders

As a child, I looked forward to going trick or treating. But when I was out there with my dad and sister, the scary costumes others wore and the limits placed on my own sensory abilities sometimes caused stress and anxiety. Many of our costumes had a plastic mask and clothing to wear over regular clothes. The masks had poor … Continue reading 4 Halloween tips for children with sensory disorders

This Household Cleaning Product Can Be Dangerous for Children Under the Age of 5

If you’re using the new laundry packets that dissolve quickly into the washing machine, here’s a message you need to share with your kids: Don’t eat it! That’s because these colorful, squishy packets are poisonous. Even though your kids might think they look like candy or a toy, swallowing these packets could result in a trip … Continue reading This Household Cleaning Product Can Be Dangerous for Children Under the Age of 5

Breastfeeding Your Newborn: Common Questions Answered

There are many health benefits of breastfeeding your newborn that can improve the quality of health for both mother and baby, yet the benefits are often misunderstood. So what are the need-to-knows about breast milk? Erin Hamilton-Spence, M.D., a neonatologist on the medical staff at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth sat down with CBS-11 … Continue reading Breastfeeding Your Newborn: Common Questions Answered