• When A Strep Infection Becomes A Killer

    2 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    In 2016, my daughter, Gracie, was a 4th grader on top of the world. She was a straight A student, a student council member and a talented cheerleader and softball player. She loved spending time with her friends, doing arts and crafts and being a big sister.
    Then, seemingly overnight my girl was gone.
    Gracie had recurrent strep infections that fall and a bout of pneumonia. Nobody likes to see their little one sick - but when school starts, you expect it. So, I never panicked. I don't know, even knowing what I know now, that there's anything I could have done differently. But I kick myself...
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