Oral Care When You Are Sick

December 4, 2023
It is no fun to be sick, and when we feel lousy, the last thing we probably think about is taking care of our teeth and gums. But when you are sick, taking care of your good oral health is more important than you might think.

Overcoming Postpartum Anxiety

November 6, 2023
Of course, babies bring deep happiness and value to our lives, but their arrival can also bring changes that are more difficult to cope with. Like many women, I experienced what was later diagnosed as postpartum anxiety.

Another Hospital Visit

January 16, 2023
About a month after being admitted to the hospital with RSV, Caleb ended up getting sick again and going to the hospital.

Samaritan Health Services: Know When to Seek Care for Colds & Flu

December 26, 2022
How do you know when to call the doctor or make an appointment? Should you go to the urgent care or emergency department? Hear are some tips from Samaritan Health Services.

Samaritan Health Services: My Child Is Sick, Could It Be RSV?

December 12, 2022
Among the germs making the seasonal rounds is the respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV. Cases of RSV are increasing nationwide and are rising Oregon.  Sometimes RSV can cause severe disease in children under 2 years old – especially infants under 6 months old, and older adults.

Our recent experience with RSV

November 14, 2022
Our family just went through RSV, and it was the hardest thing we have had to deal with so far. 

Pacifier uses with babies, toddlers and kids

May 30, 2022
Pacifiers can be a lifesaver for parents. Let’s look at best practices when using pacifiers and some ideas for when it's time to give them up.

Sick kids and tired parents

May 9, 2022
It has truly been one heck of a winter cold season. It seems like every other week, we have been dealing with sicknesses.

Guest Blogger: Kyle Isaacs, Mouth Breathing and Sleep Issues

January 17, 2022
Signs your child may not be getting quality sleep and some steps you can take to help.