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Santa Claus with Children

Scared of Santa? 6 Ways to Help Prepare Your Little One for a Visit With Santa Claus

You’ve been standing in line for an hour, waiting to get a photo of little Jenny with Santa Claus. When you finally get to the front of the line, she bursts into tears and refuses to go anywhere near him. Sound familiar? Parents often have high expectations for their child’s visit with Santa, but things […]

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Holiday Menu: Diabetic Recipes Your Kids Will Love

  Editor’s note: A version of this story first appeared in 2013 and has been updated with new information. Finding healthy holiday recipes can be a challenge, but what’s tougher than a week-old drumstick is finding diabetic recipes your kids will love. Children’s Health recommends the collection of traditional holiday recipes collected by the American Diabetes Association. […]

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Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Chocolate Cake

An estimated 34,191 children in Dallas County have food allergies. (Source:  Beyond ABC 2013) This week, we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try them all! The following allergy-friendly recipe is free of peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. It’s also gluten and dairy free. Chocolate […]

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Rib Roast

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Herbed Prime Rib Roast

Recent research shows that 1 in every 13 children in the United States has a food allergy, that’s approximately 2 children in every classroom. The following recipe is free of peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. This week, we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try […]

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Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

In the United States 90% of all food allergic reactions are caused by just eight foods: peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. This week we’re sharing directions for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try them all! Sweet Potato Apple Casserole (recipe courtesy of Whole Foods Market) Ingredients: 1 […]

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Berry Sauce

Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Holiday Berry Sauce

Even if your kids don’t have food allergies, it’s likely that this holiday season you’ll be cooking for one of your kids’ cousins or friends who is allergic to one of the top eight food-allergy triggers (milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat). This week we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly […]

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Spirit of Halloween Event

Halloween at the Hospital!

Spirit Halloween volunteers brought the spirit of the holiday to our patients. From face painting to games, patients at Children’s Medical Centergot a break from their treatments to enjoy the treats of Halloween! And thanks to generous donations from our community, kids stuck in the hospital during the holiday season could even pick out a […]

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MLK Day

Celebrating Dr. King

If you will be at the hospital this week, be sure to stop by these events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, Jan. 16 Noon to 1 p.m. Character Chorus, Bray Elementary School, Cedar Hill Butterfly Atrium, Dallas campus 2 p.m. Service honoring The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Abbott Chapel, […]

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Jamie Yeatts and Family

Tickets still available for Children’s Holiday Parade

Jamie Yeatts is the manager of creative operations at Children’s Medical Center. She has worked at Children’s for 13 years and never missed a Children’s Holiday Parade during that time. She is particularly excited about seeing the new tweaks to this year’s parade, which is taking place this Saturday, Dec. 4. Tickets are still available […]

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Easter Party at Children’s

>I loved Easter eggs hunts as a kid — the anticipation of what the Easter Bunny would bring, the thought of colorful eggs, and especially chocolate Easter Bunnies. I was always amazed at how the bunny managed all that in just one morning. I never put together the fact that we had a lot of […]

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