Whether the stressor is the sound of gunfire, losing your baby in utero, being sleep deprived for months on end, or finding out he or she has a life-threatening illness, the internal reaction in the body is the same.
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Some families have been staying at the House since before Halloween, and some may check-in on Christmas Eve. When you have a critically ill child, you will do whatever it takes to make sure you are close to them.
When kids are roughhousing or playing sports, it’s not a matter of “if” your kid will get hurt, it’s more a matter of “when.” That doesn’t mean they should stop playing (I mean, kids are going to find a way to get bumps and bruises, even if we wrap them in protective bubble wrap), it […]
There are a lot of opinions out there about the appropriate age to start mammograms, to stop mammograms, and how often to get them. I’m of the opinion that you should start at 40 and get them annually.
Although I haven’t been to therapy since my time in the hospital, there are many things I learned while in outpatient therapy that have stuck with me.
Are you 100 percent sure your child (of any age) is buckled properly in his or her child car seat? After getting your car seat checked through SaveMeWithASeat.org, you won’t question or doubt . . . you’ll KNOW that your child is safely secured.
At the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth, cancer accounts for about 25 percent of patients’ diagnoses. We support them in the best way possible because we believe that a family with a sick child needs help for the whole family, not just the sick child.