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Prepare for Summer Fun

Hey, moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers who are starting to think about how to keep your kiddos entertained this summer! We are so lucky to live in the upstate. We are blessed with many opportunities for fun to help make summer a little more magical. As always, we know that collectively, our kiddos are different, …

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Stomach Bug 101

little girl with pig tails sitting on her bed holding her stomach from a stomach ache

The Ins and Outs of the Stomach Bug   We all know the feeling: you are woken from a deep sleep by the sound of your three-year-old’s vomit hitting the floor. Your stomach drops as you quickly process what is happening and what it means for the rest of the family. You hope and pray …

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Fun Rainy Day/Cold Weather Activities

Fun Rainy Day/Cold Weather Activities for Kids   Indoor Treasure Hunt: Create a treasure map and hide small prizes or treats around the house. Let the kids follow the clues to find the hidden treasures. Arts and Crafts: Get out the craft supplies and let kids get creative. They can make greeting cards, paint, draw, …

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Enlarged Tonsils

enlarged tonsils

Like many parts of our body, the tonsils are small organs that we don’t often think about. That is, until something goes wrong… Located on either side of the back of our throats (usually visualized as a pair of oval-shaped lumps of tissue when we ask your child to “open wide”), the tonsils act as …

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Childhood Trauma

sad child

When you envision raising your children, you probably imagine sweet swaddled infants, young toddlers playing in the front yard, and older children bringing home schoolwork and a refrigerator covered in artwork. However, these seemingly normal things can all look different when you are parenting children from traumatic backgrounds. Raising a child with a rough, dark, …

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Lice Advice

child scratching her head

The dreaded words we all wish to avoid with every fiber in our being…”Your child has lice.” The words themselves seem to crawl across the page, no? I mean bugs that grow in hair…on our child’s head? That can then somehow get on our own head? And LAY EGGS? Wow, that’s alot to process. But, …

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Healthy Holiday Recipes

piece of bread with peanut butter decorated as reindeer

‘Twas 5 days until Christmas and all through the house, not a sweet treat was unturned, not even a chocolate in the shape of a mouse… The holidays are in full swing and we know that means candy canes, cookie making, and hot cocoa for all. And, while we in no way are suggesting your …

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Family Time: All Your Child May Want for Christmas is You

father with child next to a christmas tree

“MOM!! Every light I look at is a snowman!!” was stridently proclaimed by my son as he burst through the door after a trip to the hardware store with Daddy. He was enthusiastically waving a pair of paper and plastic 3D glasses that make all lights look like snowmen. This over-the-top, unreserved exhilaration was quickly …

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‘Tis the Season…For Croup

coughing child

We love to welcome the crisp fall air, but unfortunately a lot of seasonal viruses feel welcomed this time of year too! Croup is an obnoxious companion of many of these viruses that love to start popping up as the leaves change colors and the holidays roll in. Most identifiable by a loud, seal-like barking …

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Melatonin, Use It or Lose It?

sleeping child

Sleep. We as parents know how coveted a good night’s rest can be, and most of us would pay large sums of money just to be guaranteed some solid shut eye. So, who can blame us when we run to CVS for some magical sleeping gummies—otherwise known as melatonin— for our restless children or even …

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