Keeping Your Kids Safe During Summer

Teenagers crossing the street has become a lethal exercise

Summer is the time to make lifelong memories ,and if you follow these guidelines, you can help ensure that those which you create will be only good ones.

Helping kids to understand – and grow – during Pride month

June is recognized as Pride Month across the United States and in many other places around the world. It commemorates and celebrates LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) activism and culture, both historically and in modern times. Whether you are a member of the LGBTQ community, or you have friends or family that are, […]

We all must play a role in child abuse prevention

Child abuse and neglect still occur at epidemic rates in the U.S. In 2019, one in seven children experienced it in some form, and more than 1,800 children died as a result, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For many of us, this fact may be difficult to grasp, since so […]

A few thoughts on Provider Fatigue

A healthcare worker on the front lines of pandemic care takes a moment to reflect

Today’s theme is about taking the time to acknowledge the heroes among us. Looking back, it is hard to remember what the world looked like a year ago. On this day in 2020, there were fewer than 100 cases of COVID-19 anywhere in the country. The first case to reach Western New York was still […]

The Pandemic’s Impact on Children

We recently passed the anniversary of the start of the COVID-19 shutdown. Thankfully, we’re also seeing rays of hope as vaccination rates increase and infection rates decrease. Much has been said about how life has changed for us all, and there is plenty of debate surrounding what has changed permanently and what might return from the […]