Children’s Health & Wellness

Getting the Financial Help You Need for Diapers

Getting the Financial Help You Need for Diapers

By Guest Blogger Aeroflow Healthcare The average family can spend $200-$300 a month on diapers or pull-ups per child or disabled adult. This astronomical cost can take away other necessities such as food or clothing. It’s no surprise nearly 1 in 3 American families...
Eating Disorders and Broaching the Subject with Your Child

Eating Disorders and Broaching the Subject with Your Child

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Whether you are the struggling one, your child, or someone you love, eating disorders are scary for all of those involved. There are various types of eating disorders, each of which are serious and very disastrous for your body. It takes...
“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton If you haven’t already, meet Malcolm. He is 11; finishing up elementary school; loves basketball, baseball and his teen-age sister (much to her long-suffering annoyance); and, as you can tell, has Down syndrome. We found out about the DS...
Triad Area Support Groups

Triad Area Support Groups

Updated by Laura Simon You never know when you will need to rely on a support group. Whether you (or your child) is facing a new challenge or a stressful life change or are just looking for new contacts – there are a million reasons why support groups can be...
The School Says Your Child May Have ADHD – Now What?

The School Says Your Child May Have ADHD – Now What?

By Guest Blogger Jim Anderson, MD, Pediatrician, Wake Forest Health Network – Pediatrics at Premier It’s that time of the school year when progress reports are sent out and parent-teacher conferences occur. For some parents, this can mean an often-worrisome...
Counselors, Psychologists and Therapists for Your Family

Counselors, Psychologists and Therapists for Your Family

Updated by Laura Simon Many children and teens suffer from anxiety, hyperactivity, depression, and other issues. It is often difficult to get good referrals and information because parents are not always comfortable discussing the problem with others. To assist our...