Blog Posts - Sick Kids



The Good of Pokemon Go

Ive given the game one month to prove itself or collapse, time to get down to it. Much anticipated, Pokemon Go; it could be argued, is the first game to successfully implement augmented reality technology on a wide scale to say nothing of the use of...
by Box Office Buz on Aug 9, 2016

BREAKING THE BOUNDARIES OF COMPLEX CARE FOR CHILDREN

Breaking the Boundaries of Complex Care for ChildrenComplex care is a real interest of mine. We gave complex care at home to our son for 23 years and now his care is delivered by one to one nurses at a nearby care home. My Mom's care is becoming incr...

Mystery Virus Hospitalizing Kids Goes from Midwest to All Over the US

A mystery virus which has hospitalized hundreds of children across the midwest in the United States has also landed some kids in the hospital as far west as Colorado. What was once thought to be a case only happening in Illinois and Ohio may now be a...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Sep 6, 2014

Review: The dreaded cold and what can help

The boy’s had numerous colds since it .. got cold. Just like most babies I guess. Of course as a new mother I had no idea what to do about it, which led to lots of secondary issues: no sleeping … Continue reading →...
by Mum and that on Feb 15, 2014

Review: The dreaded cold

The boy’s had numerous colds since it .. got cold. Just like most babies I guess. Of course as a new mother I had no idea what to do about it, which led to lots of secondary issues: no sleeping … Continue reading →...
by Mum and that on Feb 15, 2014

Saying No Thanks to Sick!

With five children in the house, it’s easy for one of them to bring an illness home, which can then easily have a domino effect on the whole family. And most moms know how if feels to care for children, while sick themselves!  ”I can bar...
by SuperMomWannabe on Feb 8, 2014

Buy a Blizzard® at DQ® and $1 or more will be donated to Children's Miracle Network Hospital

Every child gets sick. Today, $1 from every Blizzard Treat purchased at Dairy Queen will be donated to your local Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Children's Miracle Network Hospitals treat one in 10 kids in North America annually. Read m...
by Barbara's Beat on Aug 8, 2013

On advocating for a sick kid and then some

We are in the clear. It was a long ten weeks though. Let’s call it a really long virus. Let’s call it frightening. Let’s call it another reminder in how much perseverance a parent must have to parent, period. In this particular phot...
by Mama C and the Boys on Jul 9, 2013

More on PTSD

Originally published on October 18, 2011 on the old blogComposed a bit more now, I'm ready to hopefully finish this PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) article. In the last post, debunking myths was my main focus. In this article, we will r...
by Chrissy Adventures on Jun 17, 2013

Murphy’s Law Sucks

I’m not sure how much Murphy has had to do with this but it seems like once again the holidays roll along and the flu strikes.  It’s day four of spring break and I have already done more laundry in those four days than I do in an entire mont...
by In the Mommy Trenches on Mar 28, 2013

Allergic to England or Just a Bug?

The Sad Eyes of The Boy Who Just Keeps Throwing UpEither we're all allergic to England, or the schools need to buff up their 'sick' policies. They still tell kids to cough in their hands, children may return to school as long as their fever is gone (...

An "impressive" case of thrush. Ain't nobody got time for that!

No photos for this blog post.  They would need a disclaimer in the gross department.  Poor Eliza has thrush.  Apparently according to our nurse practioner, Laurie, who saw her today... it's pretty impressive.  I'm pretty sure that...
by A Life... Less Perfect on Mar 20, 2013

Cuddles, Love and Mrs. Cookie School

My three are home this week for their half-term break. I'm falling in love with the school calendar here. It's basically 6 weeks on, 1 week off and a much shorter break (5 weeks) during the summer than in most US schools.I thought I might dread this...

Conjunctivitis Strikes Again... Times Three!

Crusty, Swollen, Red Eyesare the tell-tale symptomsI know that "Pink Eye" is a common thing among school-age children, but I don't recall ever having it nor had my own children until we moved here. I'm not blaming England, of course. That would be ri...

Flu Reaches Epidemic Porportions in US

There's currently a flu outbreak within the United States of epidemic porportions and it has many health experts concerned. According to the CDC this is the most cases of flu they have seen this time of year in over a decade. Why is this year's flu...
by Dad Of The Day on Jan 13, 2013

Taking your child to the doctor? Enter to win a gift pack with a toy doctor kit, fun bandaids and a $20 Baskin Robbins gift certificate 12/7

Luca listens to the nurse as the doctor gets ready for the checkup for Luca's doctor visit!Five tips to help your child say “ah” with confidence. Guest post by Nicole Fonovich, co-creator of the “Luca Lashes” app/eBook Series. Winter i...
by Barbara's Beat on Dec 4, 2012

How to Handle Vomit - A Guide for First-Timers

Yesterday, I had the absolute joy of seeing my family in Michigan via Skype. I love Skype! My little brother and his wife are expecting their first child next Spring. When my mom asked how my little Rose was, after all she's been through and her tumm...

Help Make a Wish and Gravol

It seems like more and more children are being diagnosed with serious illnesses and it breaks my heart.  I believe every child should have an opportunity to enjoy  life to the fullest and to laugh and share memories with their loved ones an...
by In the Mommy Trenches on Nov 20, 2012

There's Always One, My Mama Said

Picture by P. Vellozzo - my little one's self portraitThere's always one child who gets sick more often than the rest, my mother told me this summer. It was my sister for her, with severe asthma all throughout childhood. For me, it's my Sweet Ro...

Sick little monkeys and a barrel full of tasks

This weekend was filled with sick children and chores. Although neither one is very fun, my weekend was still somewhat productive. Saturday was spent taping and painting my kitchen while the boys spent the afternoon at their grandparent’s house...
by Mom Mart on Jul 23, 2012


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