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The Dos and Don’ts Of Nutrition And Mealtime With Small Children

Establishing healthy eating habits and proper nutrition in your children is essential from a very young age, as these will impact their overall health and relationship with food for their entire lives. A well-balanced diet is vital for your child to develop both physically and cognitively, and what you teach your children about healthy eating habits can affect their body image in the future.

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9 Ways To Boost Your Child’s Self-esteem

Every year, thousands of the children born with facial difference. Living with a craniofacial difference may create pressures and challenges that can affect one’s self-esteem. Here’s how you should know about these challenges so you can help empower your child to thrive in school. Be prepared for transitions. Visit your

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The Thing about Wonder

By: Eloise Diaries So I finally did it… I finally read Wonder. I just sat down on Sunday morning while Landon nuzzled next to me on the couch and read it. For years now, when folks hear about Landon’s syndrome, most people offer “have you heard about the book Wonder?!”.

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Zen and the Art of Cleft Discovery Part 2

In my last piece, I wrote about the different feelings that we experience as parents after finding out our child will be born with a cleft. I mentioned that doing research and coming up with a plan was a crucial part of getting to that place where you can be

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Zen and the Art of Cleft Discovery Part I

By: Shawn Sadjatumwadee Jan 10, 2014. This same date exactly a year ago, I barely had any idea what a cleft lip was and certainly didn’t know what a cleft palate was. We had just found out my wife, Tene, was pregnant with our second child, and started the long

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myFace patient Nathaniel Newman and his family

Navigation Tools for Back-to-School

Since I started last year as Director of Family Programs at myFace and as a former patient myself, I have had parents reach out to me expressing concern for their child entering school for the first time. How will they handle the stares, the teasing, and the bullying? Will they

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