Watch this short, inspirational TEDx talk about how we approach cancer and how we approach Down's Syndrome. Tamara Taggart's TEDxSFU talk is perfect.
What's it like to have diabetes at school? With so many schools ill equipped or unwilling to support diabetic kids, it can be a nightmare. It shouldn't be. Diabetes is manageable when kids have support. So why aren't we offering them the same support children with allergies receive?
When did you teach your kids the birds and the bees? We're on a 'need to know' basis, but not a make believe one. That plan got ramped up when another kid interfered in the process and tried to explain his theories.
Why is it so hard? Seriously. Eating. Sleeping. It's pretty much all humans have to do to survive, but kids are impossible. You Have To Fucking Eat is coming soon to tackle the sequel of Go The Fuck To Sleep.
33000 kids in Canada and 3500 in Alberta will go back to school with diabetes this month. It's an easy disease to manage, if schools are willing to help. The willingness, however, is not always there.
Back to school is an important time to get your kids eyes checked. Learning disabilities can sometimes occur because of eye issues. Get your kids checked free
When you are a parent there is a simple truth you must admit to yourself - "It hurts me more than it hurts them." From grades, to scrapes, to fevers, it will always ring true. Forever. CLICK THE IMAGE TO READ THE STORY.
Do you know when kids should get eye exams? They should be checked before 2 and every year when school aged. It's free in Canada. Here's more:
It's been a year since the peace of running was shattered by the bombings in Boston. This weekend, #dadsrun4boston. I hope you'll join us.
#Cinnaleve is holding a Twitter Chat to discuss how to maintain healthy blood sugar for type 2 diabetics. Can cinnamon help? Find out how at this chat.