Posts from Rachel Camper
COVID-19: I Took My Daughter to A Doctor’s Appointment
It's important to keep routine doctor's appointments, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. A mother explains her experience attending one with her daughter and the precautions that were taken to keep everyone safe.
How to Talk to Party Hosts About Kids’ Nut Allergies
The holidays can be particularly stressful for families of kids with nut allergies, especially when attending parties outside of the home. The key to doing this safely and successfully is to have a conversation with the host ahead of time. Read a few tips on how to do this.
12 Tips to Protect Your Family’s Skin This Summer
Sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Follow these sun safety tips to help protect your child's skin this summer.
How Our Family Handles Trick-or-Treating With Food Allergies
For food allergy families, the scariest part of Halloween is the "unsafe" treats on trick-or-treat night. Read how one family handles trick-or-treating with food allergies safely, while still enjoying the holiday.
Pin of the Week | First Day of School Photos
Whether your child is starting her first day of kindergarten or moving onto her senior year, the first day of school is usually mixed with a lot of different emotions and
Clinical Sciences Pavilion: Where Art and Science Intersect
When Abby Blevins and Isela Leal were invited to collaborate on a piece of artwork that would be placed in Cincinnati Children’s new Clinical Sciences Pavilion, it was an opportunity
A Mother’s 5 Rules of Target
I am no stranger to public meltdowns. My toddler and preschooler are highly energetic, independent and let’s face it – a little wild. They’re qualities that I love and will certainly
Happy One-Year Anniversary, WKID33!
One year ago this week, WKID33 broadcasted live for the first time in Seacrest Studios at Cincinnati Children’s. Since then, Seacrest Studios has provided patients a window to the world,
Neuro-Oncology Team Takes Layup 4 Lauren Challenge
//www.youtube.com/v/OulddGMavlQ?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0 Editor’s note: if the video does not display properly for you, please follow this link. Drs. Mariko DeWire, Trent Hummel and Lionel Chow, along with the majority of Lauren Hill’s
Hand Washing: What’s the Proper Technique?
Today is Global Hand Washing Day. As the name suggests, it’s a world-wide campaign to raise awareness about the importance of washing hands with soap. Sounds pretty straight-forward, right? But according
Michael Fisher and Research Team Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Seems like no one has been able to escape the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, including Cincinnati Children’s president and CEO Michael Fisher. When nominated by Christopher Durovich, CEO of Children’s Medical
Cooking with Kids | Pin of the Week
I love to cook, and I’m always looking for ways to involve my boys in the process. It’s such an important skill to learn, but can be challenging to find recipes
Adopting a Child from China and Finding a ‘New Normal’
Working at Cincinnati Children’s gives me the opportunity to meet inspiring families. Recently, I met one mother who told me the story of how she wouldn’t stop seeking answers for her
DIY Recycled Kite Craft | Pin of the Week
Either my boys are aware that April is national kite month, or they simply have spring fever, because lately they have really gotten into flying kites! I love any activity
10 Creative Ways to Organize Toys | Pin of the Week
I have to admit, having kids threw me for a loop. Well, I guess they threw me for more than one loop, but relative to the organization of my house,
Textured Yarn Hearts | Pin of the Week
Valentine’s Day creeps up on me every year. I think I’m just so thankful to get through the November-to-January holiday season that I’m in complete denial another holiday is about
Snowman Pancakes | Pin of the Week
I love dual-purpose activities, especially when one of them involves food. When the other involves keeping my boys entertained, it’s the perfect match. So when I saw the snowman pancakes
Cloud Dough | Pin of the Week
We love to bake at my house. And it’s not just because the end result is eating sweet treats. The boys have so much fun measuring, counting, pouring and stirring
Indoor Activities for Kids | Pin of the Week
I’m going to go out on a limb here and say it – I’m a little tired of winter. We’re technically only about a month in and I’m dreaming of