Posts From Kate Setter

About a month ago, something really big happened in my daughter’s life. Booster seats! Ok, so not life-altering news, but certainly life-saving and a big deal in her young life – and a surprisingly big deal in my life too. I › Continue Reading

With much excitement and a bit of slobbery fanfare, the CancerFree KIDS & Impact 100 Family Pet Center officially opened this morning at our main campus. The ribbon cutting ceremony welcomed members of the CancerFree KIDS and Impact 100 organizations, › Continue Reading

Honoring Regan

Each year, heading into the fall, we get really excited about Cincinnati Walks for Kids. It’s a seriously fun event. If you’ve never participated, I encourage you to do so – the event has an energy that you just have › Continue Reading

As I’m sure you can tell, there’s a lot of excitement at Cincinnati Children’s about the big Cincinnati Walks for Kids move to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for 2013! We’ve gotten some fantastic feedback from walkers about the › Continue Reading

Leaving Home

Leaving home to travel for a family member’s medical care is a difficult decision to make, but for so many of the families who choose to make a trip to Cincinnati Children’s, the right care makes the decision easier. And › Continue Reading

It’s officially time to register for Cincinnati Walks for Kids 2013 and we are so very excited to share with you the news that this year we will be walking at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! With the move › Continue Reading

In celebration of Father’s Day, we’d like to take a few minutes to honor the fathers of our patients. I had the pleasure of meeting one particular dad this week, many people told me he’s a “Super Dad” – and › Continue Reading

Meet Spencer. He is a super smart, always energetic 6 year old boy with a big personality. He, along with six other Cincinnati Children’s patients, recently participated in a photo shoot to capture the images for our new advertising campaign that › Continue Reading

Last week, a study conducted at Boston Children’s Hospital and published in the journal Pediatrics, confirmed speculation that an increase in prescription drug exposures and poisonings among children is related to a significant and increasing number of prescriptions being written for adults. › Continue Reading

This week’s Sensory Bottles Pin of the Week comes from Erin at A Bird and a Bean. Erin says, “I made these cute little bottles for my niece when she turned one. Sensory bottles provide a variety of learning experiences for preschoolers and › Continue Reading

Our newest neighborhood location in Green Township is in the final stages of construction and will open to patients on Monday, April 29th. As the opening approaches, we are excited to offer families, employees, friends, neighbors and members of the › Continue Reading

Our pin of the week comes from the blog Sew Many Ways. If you have a big Easter egg hunt at your house every year or have multiple children who are always fighting over the eggs, you are going to › Continue Reading

Too many sugary drinks and treats can have an impact on your child’s health. Check out what our experts have to say about the realities of sugar overload. A healthier diet can prevent tooth decay, heart disease, diabetes and childhood › Continue Reading

Our Pin of the Week and accompanying photo come from the blog All Things Simple. With Spring Break season in full swing, we hope this idea will be helpful for those of you who will be traveling with kids. Vacation › Continue Reading

Our pin of the week is a “Squishy Bag” from the bloggers at Play At Home Mom LLC. Children can practice pre-writing skills, letters, numbers, shapes, etc. In addition, it offers a great therapeutic/calming effect and can be used simply as a sensory activity. We › Continue Reading

Our pin of the week comes from bloggers at thegoodstuffguide.com.  It is a phone number bracelet that young children can wear when traveling in airports, parks, field trips, etc. There are many products on the market to help identify your › Continue Reading

Can you believe December is almost over? We hope you all had a wonderful Holiday. Our pin of the week comes from the blog realdanagentry.com . It is an idea for celebrating new years with children.  The idea is to › Continue Reading

Our Pin of the Week comes from HGTV. It is a thankful tree to show what friends and family are thankful for this Holiday Season. This easy project will take center stage in your home throughout the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving › Continue Reading

Ah, October. It’s the epitome of the fall season and one of my favorite months of the year. I love it. The weather, festivals, pumpkin farms, hay rides and most importantly, Halloween! Our neighbors have a giant inflatable spider with light-up › Continue Reading

Guest post by Deborah Willoughby-Grice, Nya Symone’s mom. As an educator with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, I never imagined that what comes so easy for me each day would be my biggest challenge at home. My daughter, › Continue Reading

It’s the end of October and everyone is buzzing about Halloween costumes and trick-or-treating. It’s such a fun time of year, but as our doctors and experts in the Drug and Poison Information Center remind us, it’s also a time › Continue Reading

This is a recap of recent health news featuring Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. We hope you enjoy this week’s edition of collected news, and please feel free to offer comments below– we really do listen! New Vaccine Strategy May Save Lives Science › Continue Reading

Remember this summer when we talked about the cost — dollars and cents as well as human capital — of obesity? (Click here for a refresher.) At that time, the Centers for Disease Control had just issued a report that › Continue Reading

This is a recap of health news featuring Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. We hope you enjoy this week’s edition of collected news and, please, feel free to offer comments below– we really do listen! Pre-teen brothers battle fat together: One family’s story › Continue Reading

The July Effect

A couple of weeks ago, we noticed an MSNBC.com article, “Hospitals really can be deadlier in July, study shows.” One study shows that medication errors skyrocket in July, the month after med school graduations, and thus the first month that › Continue Reading