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I have been gone from blogging for almost 2 weeks….my son had an asthma attack and that left me little time to go online. Although asthma runs in the family, I have been told that once a child has reached the age of 7 and has not had an attack since then, then your scot-free….no more asthma for the rest of your life or until something triggers it again when one is older. My son is now 10 years old and unfortunately, this is his 2nd attack for this year. For the past 2 years, he hasn’t had one and I was getting complacent and definitely hopeful that it was forever gone. Worst luck for my son, it isn’t yet. I am certainly hoping that being active in sports and swimming will help. On my part being prepared is crucial and a must. Now, I realized that I have a need to get acquainted with it again after believing that there really was no need. Here are some things I got on my recent research…I copied the exact text and have some comments on the side. To all parents who have or at one time ha