The history behind infectious diseases is terrifying. Vaccines were created out of necessity; people were dying in mass quantities. In fact, it was the number one killer of humans. The first successful vaccine was developed in 1796 by Edward Jenner and used cowpox to create immunity to smallpox. The prospect of eradicating viruses was groundbreaking … Continue reading Vaccinations Are a Big Deal
Going to see Santa Claus is the highlight of any child's Christmas. As families we celebrate the the magic of Santa, his elves and reindeer. In today's video, Santa makes a little girl's Christmas even more special by using sign language to communicate with her. She instantly lights up when she is able to tell … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Santa Signs With Little Girl
What are your memories as a child? Do you get warm and nostalgic over holidays past or are you filled with anger or even deep seeded resentment? There isn’t a book around that can completely prepare you for parenting. Babies are ushered into the world under the guise of protection and unconditional love. Completely at … Continue reading Perfect Childhoods Are Unreasonable
A cancer diagnosis can send anyone reeling with panic. Families are sent into a tailspin, awaiting the prognosis. A significant portion of cancer research focuses on the treatment of adults, yielding amazing results. However, the same advances for children have been stonewalled. The federal governments allots a certain amount of money to cancer research each … Continue reading Childhood Cancer: More Than 4
Taking care of yourself is imperative to the mental health of a stay at home mom/dad (parent).