What to do to prepare your child for their surgery

“Your child needs surgery,” says the doctor. Every member of the family feels the anxiety attached to those words. You want your child to be well, but “surgery” is an uncomfortable subject. What can family members and caregivers do to help ease some of the anxiety the child feels? Preparing your child emotionally In the event … Read more What to do to prepare your child for their surgery

Kids help create app for cystic fibrosis

Elementary students teamed up with Augusta University to create a mobile app game for kids to help raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis, an inherited life-threatening disease that mainly affects the lungs and digestive system. The understudies at Chukker Creek Elementary School concocted the idea to teach others about Cystic Fibrosis (CF), planned characters and inquired … Read more Kids help create app for cystic fibrosis