Opening Our Heart This Holiday Season

Let me take you on a trip back in time. The year is 2004 and the Groves’ little family of three was about to change. Unbeknownst to them, their decision to become foster parents would soon set off a series of events that would ultimately take their family of three and...

Breaking Thumb Sucking and/or Pacifier Use

Most children have the natural tendency to soothe themselves by either thumb-sucking or pacifier use. It’s a natural reflex, and a habit that, as the child grows older, can be very difficult to overcome. But thumb-sucking or pacifier use has an adverse effect on a...
DIY Cures for Bad Breath

DIY Cures for Bad Breath

Are you afraid to open your mouth because you have bad breath? You’re not alone bad breath or Halitosis happens to everyone, at one time or another. If you have chronic bad breath there could be a number of reasons, including: Gum disease Sinus problems...
I chipped a tooth. What can I do?

I chipped a tooth. What can I do?

You just crunched down on a piece of hard food when you suddenly realize there is something hard still in your mouth. Your nightmare is confirmed when you retrieve a piece of your tooth from your mouth. You chipped your tooth; now what? Obviously, the first thing you...
Canker Sores and Stress

Canker Sores and Stress

Canker sores are painful lesions that form in the soft tissues of the mouth, usually along the inner lips, under the tongue, and along the cheek walls. They are usually small and round, and take on a white or yellow hue. Though most are generally harmless and tend to...