Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic

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B2S Getting back in the routine

Asthma b2s photo

August already!  Where did the summer go?  Of course all the back to school stuff has been in the stores, taunting us, for weeks now.  Soon the Halloween costumes will start coming out as well.  It’s as if time is in hyper-drive.  But, the kid’s “internal clock” has a way of knowing when it’s time … continue reading

Back to School to-do list for kids with asthma

b2s Asthma

Did you know that asthma attacks spike in the month of September? There are lots of reasons for this including fall allergies, viral exposure when kids go back to school and late season forest fires.  In addition, many children are able to stop their controller medication (that everyday inhaled steroid) in the summer because of … continue reading

When they want a phone

Texting

What do you do when your 10-year-old wants a smartphone and all you hear is, “But, all my friends have iPhones, mom, and I’m the ONLY one that doesn’t have one!”  We caved with my 13-year-old last summer because he was going into middle school and most certainly would have been a complete social reject … continue reading

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