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Wings for Autism

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Giving parents that peace of mind and kids with autism the chance to get familiar with what it might be like to fly, is a wonderful gift that opens up new opportunities for so many families. ... Read full article

The Complex World of ADHD in Children

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Belynda Gauthier’s son was kicked out of five daycare programs before he turned five years old. She heard a lot of misguided opinions about what might be “wrong” with him. A social worker said he was autistic. Deafness was another theory, but testing... Read full article

Mommy, I Don’t Quit

by Kelly Carmena on

It’s been almost five years now since I jumped on the fitness train. Six weeks postpartum from a very emotional pregnancy and delivery, I took to walking daily with my newborn daughter in tow.... Read full article

Are You a Drone Parent?

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What exactly a "Drone Parent" is. Take our quiz to see if you fit the bill.... Read full article

Yoga Anyone? Four Reasons to Give Yoga a Try

by Amy Delaney on

I first started stretching and “down-dogging” a few years back. I began my yoga adventure at a local studio, taking in-person classes. I remember asking my classmates, “Why isn’t there a line around the block for yoga?” To this day, I still wonder. Y... Read full article



Myths Versus Facts: Talking to Kids About Suicide

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How we talk about suicide with kids is fraught with misconceptions. But as difficult as these conversations might be, our willingness to listen and be direct with our kids can mean the difference between life and death.... Read full article

Sing it Clean

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Seven Silly Songs to Get the Chores Done... Read full article

PTSD Awareness Month

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June offers an opportunity to teach the public about PTSD and effective treatments, which allows family and friends of those who experience a trauma to recognize symptoms and help them find adequate care.... Read full article

Mardi Gras May Be Near, but Flu Season is Still Here

by Mallory H. Allen, MD on

While driving to work one morning this week, a local radio DJ described Louisiana's four seasons as football, hunting, Mardi Gras, and crawfish. While this is undeniably true, those of us who work in healthcare, particularly in pediatrics, tend to re... Read full article

How to Agree on a Movie for Family Movie Night

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We get stuck on an endless scroll through Netflix, Amazon or Hulu. One time we ended up not watching anything. Sad! So I came up with a formula that works! ... Read full article

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