Parents Connect: Raising Happier, Healthier Kids

October 2017

¡Celebrar la vida!

By: Paula Zelaya on October 26, 2017

Mis hijas son lo mejor que me ha pasado en la vida y su vida hay que celebrarla. Porque además de eso, me encanta gozar, pasar rico y qué mejor oportunidad que juntar a los amigos y la familia para celebrar los “milestones” de los hijos.
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Balancing Life

By: Anais Grullon on October 18, 2017

Blogger Anais Grullon discusses the daily struggles with balancing everything in life, in addition to being the best parent possible.
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To My Fellow Imperfect Parents

By: Maeghan Garcia on October 11, 2017

I never imagined that I would have to transition into parenthood without my husband by my side. That was never the plan. The plan always included him, as far back as I can remember. Then, suddenly, without warning or my consent, the plan changed and I was forced to adjust. 
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First Time Medical Mom

By: Cristina Edmunds on October 03, 2017

My first experience as a parent was consenting to surgery, the first of quite a few that would take place in Oscar’s first year of life.  The decision was clear — of course, I would consent. The alternative to surgery was quite grim. The medical interventions that Oscar would endure in the first few days of life were life-saving and absolutely necessary, but that doesn’t take away from how scary and difficult they were to endure. 
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From the Newsdesk

Be Part of the Safety Team for your Child
Nicklaus Children's joins hospitals across the nation in highlighting Patient Safety Awareness Week. Be a part of the safety team for your child. Parents are the most critical part of a child's caregiving team.
Could Your Teen Athlete Have a Deadly Heart Condition?
Every three days, sudden cardiac death (SCD) takes the life of a young U.S. athlete, such as a girl playing soccer, a boy at basketball practice or a high school football player. An EKG screening is a simple heart test that takes only a few minutes, and can mean the difference between life and death.

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