My daughter, Sophia, had her tonsils and adenoids removed today by Dr. (Jared) Bunevich at Akron Children’s Boardman. All of the staff – including the lovely volunteer front desk attendant – was very helpful and courteous. Sophie has a bit of a “white coat” phobia and kind of freaks out over the smallest of tasks – […]
My little Joe. It is hard to believe that my son – 6 foot, 4 inch tall and size 17 shoe – was 5 pounds, 8 ounces when he was born. His early childhood was typical, with nothing of major concern except that he and his twin, Elizabeth, had their own language for a time. […]
By now, you’ve probably heard never to clean your child’s ears with cotton swabs, fingers or any other tools for risk of hurting their sensitive ears. But, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recommends parents stop cleaning ears altogether. The academy recently released new guidelines for dealing with earwax, stressing that it […]
After Jordan’s febrile seizure from his raised temperature caused by an ear infection and influenza A, we thought it would be a good idea to see Dr. Milo, an ear nose and throat (ENT) doctor at Akron Children’s. We’ve had some great feedback from family friends who’ve seen him in the past so we scheduled our appointment.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. My kids humble me daily. They teach me far more than I could ever teach them. Jane is wicked smart. It’s a blessing and a curse. Her wit is quick, and her heart is painfully large and endearing and never lets go. Baby Jude. In the year […]
I never fully appreciated the sense of hearing until my 18-month-old son was diagnosed with severe/profound hearing loss. Toby was born with hearing, but for some reason lost most of it when he was 12-15 months old. Unfortunately, this was a critical time for speech development. In addition, we believe he went nearly nine months […]