Aug 25, 2014 09:00AM ● By John P. Sheehan, M.D.
Overloaded backpacks cause stress on the spine and shoulders, resulting in muscle fatigue and strain, claims the American Academy of Orthopa...Read More »
More than the ABCs
Aug 19, 2014 09:00AM ● By Bev Carlson
Little 5-year-old Emma already knows her ABCs. Well, most of them. And she can count to five. Sometimes all the way to seven.But is she re...Read More »
Are immunizations safe?
Feb 28, 2014 04:41PM ● By Heather L. Zimmerman M.D. - Boys Town Pediatrics
Often, parents are concerned about the number of vaccines an infant or child may be given at one time. Extensive studies have shown that eve...Read More »
What happens when a child ages out of foster care?
Feb 16, 2014 02:00PM ● By Bev Carlson
Being a child in the foster care system can be lonely and confusing. Just ask Tabitha. Shuffled from one home to another, one town to anothe...Read More »
Does your family have a fire escape plan?
Feb 15, 2014 10:00AM ● By Katie Anderson
With the winter months upon us, families nestle in their homes trying to stay warm, spending time by the fireplace and preparing comfort foo...Read More »
Finding the Love
Feb 10, 2014 01:40PM ● By Katie Anderson
The other day, I did the splits when stepping on my son’s sweatshirt. It should probably be noted that I’ve never done the splits before, so...Read More »
Resolving New Year's Resolutions
Dec 30, 2013 09:30AM ● By Katie Anderson
I don’t go out on New Year’s. I’m a mom, so the minivan and I prefer to stay home. About halfway through the Dick Clark New Year’s Rockin’ E...Read More »
Christopher McLucas thinks laughter is the best medicine.
Dec 20, 2013 04:20PM ● By Kim Carpenter
Way down on the Giggle Farm, the Guffaw family grows grinning laughing stalks and chuckleberries by the bushel full. Farmer Guffaw and his w...Read More »
Single Parent: Skip the Holiday Hoopla
Dec 17, 2013 09:20AM ● By Katie Anderson
As kids, we got to live the fantasy. But now, as adults, it’s up to us to create the fantasy of the man in the red suit and the wonderment o...Read More »
The Real Bogeyman
Dec 14, 2013 09:20AM ● By Bev Carlson
When I was a little girl, I knew my house was going to burn down. I didn’t just fear it. I knew it. I didn’t know when. I didn’t know how. B...Read More »
Family Success Story : The Murceks
Nov 25, 2013 01:00PM ● By Katie Anderson
Grief is an unavoidable part of life. Everyone encounters it at some point, and it usually strikes when least expected. And though no one gr...Read More »