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Severe Weather Safety: Before and After the Storm

Severe Weather Safety: Before and After the Storm

Three years almost to the day of the devastating storms that hit Alabama in 2011 we are once again preparing for severe weather. As often as they occur, it can be tempting to get complacent about tornados but since that experience in 2011 there are few in this part of the country that don’t get(…)

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Tornado Safety for Families

Tornado Safety for Families

It’s April, and if you’ve lived in Madison County for any amount of time your “Tornado Spidey Sense” might be tingling right about now. Huntsville has a long history of weathering these storms, and there’s a big reason we’re #2 on The Weather Channel’s “Top 10 Tornado Cities” list. If you’re a parent, Tornado Season(…)

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What Happened When I Had My Car Seats Checked

What Happened When I Had My Car Seats Checked

I’ll admit it. I’m a bit of a nut for car seat safety. If I’m being honest, I’m a bit of a nut for child safety in general. I have been guilty of being a helicopter mom and I’m working on that, but when it comes to car seat safety, I wear the badge proudly.(…)

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Hope for the Challenging Child

Hope for the Challenging Child

After 30 years as a pediatrician, I’ve seen that in every arena parents face many challenges. It’s difficult to get a child to: eat a balanced diet play creatively outdoors play peaceably with other children obey simple directives Many parents are startled with behavior and attitude problems. The sources of these problems are many, among(…)

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