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Boy with a disability participating in sports. Posted By: Jeane N. Liburd, MA, CCLS
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Embrace Each Child’s Uniqueness

When teaching children how to be a friend to those living with disabilities, it's important for parents to be a model for kids. One woman shares her advice. Read full post>>

Pediatrician talking to a mom and her daughter. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sara Smith
Monday, September 20, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine and the Flu Shot

With more children being infected with COVID, vaccinations for the flu and COVID-19 are more important than ever. Read for guidance on vaccinating your child. Read full post>>

Sidney Garrett working in CHKD's NICU. Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

A Sickle Cell Warrior’s Journey: Patient to Nurse

Sickle cell warrior Sidney Garrett grew up as a patient at CHKD. Sidney, now a nurse in our NICU, tells her story for National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Read full post>>

Dad playing dress-up with his daughter. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

#GirlDad: Fostering Strength in Our Daughters

The role a father plays in their daughter’s life can impact how she grows up to view and treat herself and others. Be a more effective girl dad with these tips. Read full post>>

Childhood cancer patient at CHKD reaching for the camera. Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Childhood Cancer: Know the Facts

September is childhood cancer awareness month, and while survival rates for pediatric cancer have significantly improved, more research still needs to be done. Read full post>>

Young student watching lesson online and studying from home. Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Lauren Hartsfield, PT, DPT
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Home Desk Tips for Improved Posture

Many kids are spending several hours sitting at a desk in front of a tablet or computer. Ensure your child’s home setup promotes good posture with these tips. Read full post>>