This sponsored post is brought to you courtesy of The Iowa Clinic -- providing comprehensive care for the entire family. Our author is pediatrician Dr. Jessica Greenley -- a mom herself!  Tips for a Healthy and Happy School Year As the school year approaches,...
The decision to go forward with redshirting our kindergartener has not been an easy one to make. My son is bright, loves stories and books, and is articulate to a fault. He’s also impulsive, has problems with his “listening...
Did you ever do that as a kid? Run up to someone's house, ring the doorbell, and take off running and laughing? I grew up in the country, so this was not something I did. However, some kids in...
As a continuation to Autism Awareness Part 1: Living a Life Unknown, and driving Autism Awareness, I wanted to offer in this post a source of supports and resources that have minimized our son from the anxiety and behavioral problems that...
It's the most wonderful time of year! I love the smell of fall leaves and pumpkin spice candles/lotions/coffee/everything. I love tall boots, warm sweaters, and mittens for sports games. I love that my kids are back in school and...
Don't worry Mom, we've got you covered! Keep your kids busy (and preserve your sanity!) all summer long with these fun summer activities. 
Winter is great time of year to snuggle up with our kids and watch movies. It’s too dark and cold to be outside in the evenings. The holidays are over and our family is in a bit of lazy...
I remember when I became the Tooth Fairy. When my oldest lost his first tooth, I actually shed a few tears while looking down at that tiny tooth in my hand. I couldn’t stop thinking about how big that tooth...
The Science Center of Iowa is offering a new program for families who want to help their kids get a head start on STEM learning. Family STEM Institute classes are led by early childhood experts from the SCI Preschool. These...
Some of my most traumatic childhood memories are of going to the dentist. I was TERRIFIED of the dentist. Everytime my mom told me it was time to go to the dentist, I would break out in a cold sweat and...

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