Bringing Christmas Cheer to Amazing Kids

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Christmas can be very stressful for families who have a child in the hospital. Parents just want to be home with their kids for the holidays. When a child is hospitalized during this time, it is a total disruption from the normal Christmas routine and activities. We have a department of ten child life specialists […]

Holiday Accidents: Know Where to Go

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The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but accidents and illnesses can still happen. If someone in your family needs to see a doctor during the holidays, knowing whether they should be examined in an emergency room or urgent care center can save you precious time and money. Emergency Room All of our emergency […]

5 Tips for Handling Stress During the Holidays

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The holiday season is upon us – a time for peace, love, good food, family traditions…and a healthy dose of anxiety. Stress during the holidays is a common experience, but we have some tips to help you deal with the anxiety: 1. Be realistic. The holidays don’t have to be perfect or just like last […]

Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

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With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, it is important to be aware of the extra food and treats your child will be offered during holiday parties, especially for children with diabetes. Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body is unable to produce enough of or properly use its own insulin, a […]

Holiday Anxiety: When is it More Than Just Seasonal Stress?

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The holiday season is almost upon us – a time for peace, love, good food and family traditions… And a healthy dose of anxiety. There are Black Friday crowds to navigate, airplanes to catch, feasts to prepare, stockings to stuff and in-laws to see. Stress during the holidays is commonly experienced, but how do you […]