About Us

Your Kids Health serves kids and their caretakers by providing easy to digest articles and blogs that break down kid’s health issues in a format that is easy to find, understand and implement.  Your Kids Health was founded by Pediatric Nurses who are also parents!  Laurie and Tony know both sides of the coin: experienced pediatric health professionals who are also caring, concerned parents. Their network of pediatric pros contribute to the vast resources available to parents and caregivers.


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Laurie Dirks

Laurie has 20 years of experience in Pediatric nursing.  Currently she is an ER travel nurse and loves it.

A proud mother of a 19 year old daughter who is approaching her second year at the University of Arkansas.  She loves to travel, spend time with her daughter, and friends.  Hobbies include snorkeling, fishing, and promoting the safety of children!


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Tony Wallace

Tony is a Registered Nurse, who has 25 years of pediatric experience. He has practiced as a Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, and as a Nurse Manager at Cook Childrens Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

He also has experience in the adult arena, most recently as a nurse in a Cardiovascular ICU and as a Hemodialysis Nurse. He has a wife and two children. His hobbies are Bible study, physical fitness, working with children, writing and blogging.