Parenting: Managing Stop Behaviors for 2yr-12yr

I have always heard how important it is to have clear rules and expectations and to be consistent in discipline.  However, I’ve also read books about being empathetic and using teachable moments to mold my child’s heart.  I struggled with consistency as a parent.  I didn’t like disciplining my children so I tended to try to talk themContinue reading “Parenting: Managing Stop Behaviors for 2yr-12yr”

Fever

In many African languages the word for “fever” and “malaria” are the same.  If your child has a fever in Malawi, your first thought should be, “Does my child have malaria?”  The good news is that malaria testing is readily available and only requires a simple fingerstick.   The two types of malaria tests are:  MRDT (malaria rapid diagnostic test)– thisContinue reading “Fever”