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Medical Terminology – A Whole New Language

“Most of the time, I don’t understand what the doctors are talking about. They talk so fast and use so many words and phrases that I don’t know the meaning of ; how am I supposed to make sense of all of this if we are not speaking the same language?” HISTORY AND PHYSICAL (H+P): » Read More



Helping When Your Child is in Pain

“I cannot bear to see my child in pain, and I feel so helpless. What can I do to support her? How can I support her and not fall apart myself?” As a parent, you want to protect you children from everything that can harm them. You teach them not to talk to strangers. You » Read More



Stress on Marriage and Relationships

“With the stress from our child’s diagnosis, our marriage is suffering. There is so much pressure on both of us, I am afraid the whole thing is tearing us apart. Is this normal?” Parents of children with special needs (such as health, emotional, or behavioral conditions) often experience a complex array of feelings, including sadness, » Read More



What Do I Tell My Child?

“I don’t know when the best time is to talk to my child about some of things I know we need to discuss. I want to make sure she isn’t wondering about something and is having a hard time asking about it.” Talking with your child about the illness and treatment Right about now you » Read More



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Questioning God in the Midst of Illness

“I find myself doubting and questioning my beliefs and that is a very scary thing to be going through right now when I really need something to hold on to.” What sets us apart from other living creatures is that we have a body, mind and spirit. When we are sick, all three aspects of » Read More



Medical Terminology – A Whole New Language

“Most of the time, I don’t understand what the doctors are talking about. They talk so fast and use so many words and phrases that I don’t know the meaning of ; how am I supposed to make sense of all of this if we are not speaking the same language?” HISTORY AND PHYSICAL (H+P): » Read More



Stress on Marriage and Relationships

“With the stress from our child’s diagnosis, our marriage is suffering. There is so much pressure on both of us, I am afraid the whole thing is tearing us apart. Is this normal?” Parents of children with special needs (such as health, emotional, or behavioral conditions) often experience a complex array of feelings, including sadness, » Read More



Receiving “Bad News” from the Doctor

“My child has not been feeling well and from the looks of it, it’s probably something serious. This will affect my whole family in ways I cannot imagine. I have an appointment with the pediatrician, what can I ask?” Be sure to read the article “Talking with Your Child’s Doctor” and if the news is » Read More



What Do I Tell My Child?

“I don’t know when the best time is to talk to my child about some of things I know we need to discuss. I want to make sure she isn’t wondering about something and is having a hard time asking about it.” Talking with your child about the illness and treatment Right about now you » Read More