Health + Safety

From diet to exercise, making the health + safety of our families is a priority in order to feel our best. Use the health + safety category to find articles and resources written by other mamas and local professionals to help guide you on your mothering journey. 

Fort Worth Moms publishes original, personal stories and advice from local moms, as well as relevant and fun information for those of us in the trenches of parenthood. 

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First, you have the heart-wrenching pain of watching your child struggle. You feel helpless as you watch doctors and nurses do the thing that you’re supposed to be able to do: make your child feel better. Add to that stress and lack of sleep, and you’ve got a pretty terrible combination.
Being a parent to a child with congenital issues is an incredibly messy and beautifully paradoxical blend of challenge, heartbreak, and joy.
I'll begin by telling you that today my son is completely mainstreamed into a general education classroom, and is so high functioning that you almost can't tell he even has autism. I know that our results aren't normal, but my greatest wish is that they give you hope if you know or suspect your child is on the spectrum. 
While most of women start worrying about aging in their 30s or 40s, experts say to begin an anti-aging regimen as early as your mid-20s. The earlier you start, the less extreme (and expensive!) measures you’ll have to take later in life. 
It hit me. Not only did I really need a nap, because I was trying to get a cat to talk, but it also made me step back and really think about the time I spend with Avery. I spend so much of it working on the things she’s doing in therapy that I tend to I lose sight of my number one job as her mom: to love her unconditionally, to really be there in the moment as her mom, not her therapist.
 Disclaimer :: Fort Worth Moms Blog's own Emily Y interviewed the dental experts and FWMB partners at Legacy Pediatric and Adolescent Dentistry to answer these questions all mamas have!   1. What's the Tooth Fairy's going rate? What's the word on the street about this?...
August rolled on and my husband and I began noticing white spots forming on the back of his neck, then on his torso, and in other places on his body. As I tried not to freak out, but ever the worry wart, I began to Google. (Note: Never, EVER Google.)

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