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The Unseen Army Working for Special Needs Children | downtown-houston

September 17, 2012


We work, play and worship with them; they are our friends, daughters, sons, sisters and brothers – they are caregivers of children with special needs.   There are some simple things we can do to make their lives easier and let them know we care.  We can’t know each individual but we can look at their […]

The Cost of Raising a Special Needs Child | downtown-houston

September 12, 2012


    For parents of a normal child it is relatively easy to consider the emotional strain that a special needs child could place on you.  Imagine if your child needed 24×7 care, could not play outside with friends or was so depressed they wanted to take their own life and your heart feels heavy, […]

Bringing a medically-fragile patient home from the hospital | downtown-houston

August 15, 2012


  We understand what it’s like to prepare to leave the hospital with a medically-fragile patient. Our second child was born on the Submarine Base in Groton, CT.  At that time the technology was not what it is today and he was born with a condition called Gastroschisis, See more at: via Bringing a medically-fragile […]

A Desperate Act, Born of Depression

August 5, 2012


When I lived in Miami it was common for  stories like this to make the news and that was back in the 1990s.  The fact is we don’t do a good job of taking care of providing psychological treatment for anyone in the United States.  As family we need to be more aware of how […]

CPR Classes in August at BrightStar Downtown Houston

July 27, 2012


Please join us August 18 or August 25 for an American Heart Association Basic Life Saving CPR Class.  This class is only $30 for a limited time and is given at our Richmond office right off Southwest Fwy. Class Location: 3311 Richmond Avenue, Suite 230 Houston, Texas 77098 832 730 1255 via Downtown Houston local […]

‘Smart pajamas’ monitor infants wirelessly

May 22, 2012


Having a sick child means more stress for parents and caregivers and later this year technology will come to the rescue.  I doubt parents of healthy children will pay for these but if you have a child that is chronically ill this could give a significant boost to your confidence that all is well at […]