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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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A Father’s Reflection

I have a quick reflection about fatherhood and love that I’ve been meaning to write about for awhile. As a father one of the biggest things I learned about parenthood from my dad was to love and sacrifice. For different people those things manifest in an infinite number of ways.

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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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Hakuna Matata: Elijah and the Evans Family

Have you ever looked back and thought, “Wow, my life looks so different than it did this time last year!”? That’s us…the Evans Family. My husband Nate and I were trying to finish up our homestudy for domestic adoption this time last year. Fast forward to September, and we were

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Patient Spotlight: Gabriel

Upon Gabriel’s birth, instead of an eruption of cheers as with their first two sons, Sandra and Freddy were met with silence. Finally, after a long pause, they were told that Gabriel had “a little something in his mouth and nose”—that little something was a complete bilateral cleft lip and

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; – Romeo & Juliet (2.1. 43-44) Whether forced upon you by some required college coursework or if you’re a scholar of English Literature, we have all at some point in our life

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