Super Malaria

Our travel health insurance company, Global Rescue, just sent us an email about “Super Malaria.” Just something to be aware of, if you’re traveling to the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS): Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Southern Vietnam, as I recently did.  They offer some good tips on helping to prevent, diagnose, and treat the disease. … More Super Malaria

Daughter’s Surgery

Over Thanksgiving break, my 10-year-old daughter had foot surgery.  She has a condition called Accessory Navicular Syndrome, which basically means she has an extra bone in each foot.  We always knew she was special!  The condition itself isn’t super rare, but the size of her extra bones are unusually large.  After the surgery, the doctor … More Daughter’s Surgery


I’ve recently been diagnosed with mild asthma.  After my oldest daughter was diagnosed with it, I began to do some research and learn more about it, and suddenly I found myself saying, “Wait a minute. I have those symptoms too.”  It seems we are often more attentive to the health of our children than we are with … More Asthma