Tag: illness

PANDAS: My Son’s Healing Journey

| February 8, 2016 | 8 Comments
PANDAS:  My Son’s Healing Journey

The story I am about to share with you is a very personal one, since it is about my eldest son’s long journey towards well-being.  As a mother who spent years trying to figure out how to help her child, my intention is to help, guide and maybe even inspire other parents who are currently going through a difficult time regarding their […]

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Nooo, Don’t Lick That

Nooo, Don’t Lick That

Parents of very young kids: Do you ever feel that your grand efforts to avoid the winter illnesses are exercises in futility? Yeah, me too, sometimes.  

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Breaking the Rules – Parenting Solo When You’re Sick

| September 18, 2013 | 8 Comments
Breaking the Rules – Parenting Solo When You’re Sick

It was a Saturday. And I was sick. I’m talking knocked-on-my-rear, antibiotics, flat-out, sick. And Big Man had to work that day. And it was Little Man’s birthday dinner that night.  Not a house-full-of-screaming-kids kind of dinner, but some of our adult friends who’ve known Little Man since he was born – more like family […]

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Tips for surviving the endless winter illness

| March 12, 2013 | 6 Comments
Tips for surviving the endless winter illness

Hello there! It has been a while since my last post and the simple reason is … germs. My children have been busy passing these back and forth; bringing them home from school, the library, a friend’s house. They also spread them around with equal abandon. We put my sister-in-law’s household of three girls out […]

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