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From the Nurse :: Decoding Terms and Phrases of the Pediatrician’s Office

Real talk: Pediatrician’s offices are busier than I-65 southbound on the Friday of a holiday weekend. So, it might be that sometimes your questions go unanswered at the pediatrician’s office during your well child visit. You might forget to ask a question while you have those beautiful ten minutes with your pediatrician, or a term or […]

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What’s Self-care?

So, what’s the hype around the concept of self-care? Is this just another buzzword that millennials made up? These are the questions that I’ve been asking myself over the past couple of years while scrolling my newsfeed to find shared post after shared post with the bolded word self-care. Obviously, I didn’t do too much reading. But […]

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Kids Get Arthritis, Too {Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month}

Arthritis, as an umbrella diagnosis, is the leading cause of disability  in the United States. Let that sink in. But why is this fact striking? Because kids get arthritis, too. In an autoimmune disorder, a person’s body attacks itself, causing inflammation and damage to organs and tissues. Autoimmune diseases, while relatively rare in children, require […]

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The Clean Beauty Movement :: What’s All the Buzz About?

The clean beauty movement is hard to ignore. Whether reading Glamour magazine, watching The Today Show, or seeing alarming Facebook posts on asbestos found in children’s makeup, the discussion around safer personal care products is no doubt generating buzz. So why should we be listening? Eyes Wide Open I thought I was making safe choices. After […]

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3 Common Skin Issues in Children and When to Seek Treatment

This information is sponsored by our partners at Skin Wellness Center. We appreciate their excellent staff taking time to educate us! One thing we appreciate about our partners at Skin Wellness Center is the diversity of their clientele. When you hear dermatology, you may immediately think of adults, but there are several areas in which […]

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The Uninsured American Family

Hi, we’re an uninsured American family. Ok, we do have homeowner’s insurance and car insurance and life insurance, so we’re not totally living on the edge. But no, we do not have traditional health insurance. Our Story Health insurance has always confused me. What exactly am I paying for? For us, 2013 was a fairly […]

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