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Concert Safety

After the Manchester attack, many parents may be nervous about sending their children to concerts alone. Although it's impossible to prepare for every situation, here are some ways to help keep them safe.

My Homeschool Hacks

Hello, TulsaKids! I’m back with a few homeschooling tricks of the trade to share. Everybody has their own way of approaching homeschooling and that is one of the best things about it. You can customize your experience to what works…

My Tulsa Top Three

When I started homeschooling my children five years ago, I worried I wouldn’t be able to give them the kind of rich experiences I had as a child growing up in Atlanta. I have since found that concern to be…

Is fluoride bad for kids' teeth?

There are a lot of websites out there that say fluoride is harmful to kids’ teeth. But is fluoride really dangerous for your child? What’s the deal with fluoride? Fluoride strengthens tooth enamel. It makes the enamel as strong as Superman…

Traveling Route 66 with OK Travel Family

With Fall Break just around the corner, Tulsa parents are scrambling to find a way to make the most of the extended weekend for their families. For our first post for TulsaKids.com’s guest blog, we’re going to throw you some actionable advice…

Update: Lily’s Surgery Successful

The surgery is complete, but this is more like a beginning than an end. Lily had surgery to correct her torticollis Jan. 11 at the Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis. The doctor made incisions in her sternocleidomastoid muscle …

Surgery Rescheduled

We visited the Shriners Hospital in St. Louis for the second time last week. Lily’s surgery has been rescheduled to January, and I am thankful that we have the holidays to enjoy before the procedure. This visit wasn’t nearly as…

Something to Live Up To...

All in all, I'm a pretty good person. I pay my taxes, don't litter, volunteer regularly, go to belong to a church, use my turn signal, and do all the other things that would garner bonus points if you were playing a…

Lucky Me

One of my first jobs was at a sandwich restaurant. I wasn’t the best sandwich artist who ever lived, but I got by. One day, I came to work ill with a sinus infection. Instead of sending me home, my…

Medical Mis-Communication

Well, things aren’t going quite like I thought they would. But, having a child with special issues you would think that I would have learned my lesson by now. There has been some “miscommunication” between the scheduler at the Shriners…

Four weeks till torticollis’ turn

I’m sitting here at work for the second day in a row with tears trickling down my face. I was fine with this a few months ago. Sure, at first I was heartbroken when I found out Lily would need…

Kids – The Ultimate Driving Distraction

You're driving along on a clear, sunny day. Traffic is light, you're on a familiar route, and you're even driving a couple of miles under the speed limit. Suddenly, your toddler in the back seat spills her sippy cup all…

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We love to hear from people of all walks of parenting. If you'd like to be a guest blogger for TulsaKids, please send an email to tara.rittler@gmail.com.