Did you know there may be a way to prevent colds, lower blood pressure, transform both misbehavior and stress in your home, combat depression and anxiety, and even increase cardiovascular health? And it's free. Hugging has numerous health benefits...
Moms wear many hats, and regardless of whether or not you have any actual medical training, one of them is being the family nurse. It's such an important role, I've compiled a little guide to creating your own illness...
No Rest for the Weary I don’t know about you, but I find being awake at four in the morning never means anything good. Even in college, when four o’clock was bedtime for some of my friends, I was usually...
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also commonly referred to as ObamaCare, has a lot of benefits many people don't know about or take advantage of. The ACA seeks to lower health care expenses by ensuring that majority of Americans...
A few months ago my daughter was diagnosed with serious scoliosis, and just like most things in my life, I shared it on social media. Many people only share the highlight reel, or do the opposite and share just...
Chances are, someone in your household has endured the always annoying--and sometimes serious--symptoms and complications associated with allergies. Springtime can be especially harsh for anyone with seasonal allergies. While our first reaction might be to look in the medicine...
In my five years as a working mom with two children, I am extremely fortunate at the few number of times I've had to keep my kids home sick from child care with icky colds and/or flu symptoms (because, ugh,...
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Quieting Your Inner Critic

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What lies does your inner critic tell you? If you're anything like me, mine like to pop up to claim that I'm not enough. I'm not doing enough, I'm failing. It usually visits when I'm already overwhelmed. It wakes me up...
September was Suicide Prevention Month, and I believe the best way to prevent it is to normalize talking about it. So, we are continuing the conversation. It’s easy to suffer alone when everyone who’s suffering is silent about it....
I gave birth to my second child not too long ago. I promised myself that I would enjoy the time with my baby and refrain from pressuring myself to shed the postpartum pounds. After dropping most of the excess...

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Summer Camps with Space!

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We know scheduling summer camps can sometimes get a little bit crazy. Many families have changes to their seasonal plans and need to make...