How to Talk to Family and Friends about Living Donation

If your child is on the waiting list for a liver transplant, it’s important to keep an open mind when it comes to living donation. A living donor can help your child receive a transplant sooner – saving their life. Sharing your child’s story and talking about their disease may be a challenge. How much… Read more »

Tips for a Happy (and safe) Halloween

Halloween can be one of the most fun nights of the year for children across America, but for parents, it can be the most nerve-wracking as well. On average, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween than on any other day of the year. By taking just a few simple precautions, kids,… Read more »

Prevent Furniture Tipovers

Most of the injuries that happen to small children occur in the home. Furniture and television tipovers are becoming more and more common and they are extremely dangerous – causing a death approximately once every two weeks according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Children under the age of five years old are most at… Read more »

Small Toys = Big Injuries

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s a great time to think about fun as well as safety and make sure toys are appropriate for a child’s age and maturity level. Approximately 50 percent of all toy purchases in the United States occur between the Friday after Thanksgiving and Christmas per the Consumer Product Safety Commission… Read more »

A Reflection on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I don’t need a month to make me aware of Childhood Cancer. I wake up every morning and think of my precious son, Matt, and I am immediately aware that pediatric cancer has stolen not only my child, but 15 years later, is still taking far too many children… Read more »