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Bring Your Own Toys to the Pediatrician’s Office

It’s winter, the season of the never-ending cough. Every December, my kids get some kind of phlegmy hack that peaks after a few days and then gets … mostly better, except at night, when the hackathon reasserts itself. Eventually I get tired of this and head to the pediatrician.Read more… Continue Reading at

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These Stickers Tell You If Your Kid Has a Fever So You Don’t Have to Wake Them 

There have been several times when my husband and I have hovered over my four-in-year daughter while she was asleep, touching her forehead in confusion. “Does she feel hot? I think she feels hot.” “No, she’s probably just warm from all the blankets.” “No, feel her—she’s really warm. Should we wake her up and take […]

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