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Thoughts on Trump, breastfeeding, & #WomensEqualityDay

August 26, 2015
On August 26, 1920, women achieved the right to vote in the US, thus the Women's Equality Day. On this very special day, I want to do something that I rarely do--write a little bit about my thoughts on this heating presidential election. Living in America, I often have an illusion that we women are...
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Being Able to Get My Heath Data Helps Parents and All Caregivers

August 26, 2015
It’s back-to-school time, and busy parents are trying to cross everything off their seemingly endless checklists before the first day of school. One thing on many of those lists? Physicals and vaccinations. Many schools and sports programs require proof of children’s vaccinations and physician...
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7 Back-to-School Tips to Help You Stress Less and Find Your Center

August 25, 2015
Whether your kids are toddlers or teens, the start of a new school year offers the opportunity for a fresh start and a chance to do things differently. If you’re feeling some anxiety around all the transitions, scheduling, juggling and driving that usually accompany a new school year, take a deep...
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Are you at a threshold, too?

August 25, 2015
Yesterday we attended a moving "Ceremony of 13" at our church for my teenage son. Cultures around the world share a tradition of marking the transition from childhood to adulthood beginning at age 13 (in the Jewish tradition this is called a Bar or Bat Mitzvah). Our ministers shared why it's key to...
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Can You Get Accidentally Stoned From 2nd Hand Smoke? And Other Questions On Marijuana As Legality Expands

August 14, 2015
Your top questions on marijuana--answered! 1. Tell me about the marijuana landscape The legalization of marijuana is growing. It is legal in some form (medical or recreation use) in 23 states and that number is expected to grow. With it come pot shops, ads for cannabis products in the newspaper,...
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Finding Effective Stuttering Therapy for My Son

August 12, 2015
When my son Aaron was just 28 months old, he started to stutter. Not the easy disfluency that most children will have for short periods. This was forced speech that came with a stomach-flex and neck strain. When most kids are bouncing along with bumpy speech, they don’t know they’re doing it, they...
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8 Things You Need to Know About Pumping Breastmilk at Work

August 12, 2015
Location, location, location. It’s one of the biggest concerns for nursing moms who plan to pump at work. The good news is that whether you work in a retail store, a restaurant, or an airplane hangar, there are ways of making space for you to pump. In some cases, it just requires a bit of...
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Your Back-to-School Checklist Should Include Sexual Abuse Prevention

August 11, 2015
Let’s see: Shop for school supplies…check. Make sure immunizations are up-to-date…check. Sign up for sports and music lessons…check. Talk about sexual abuse prevention…wait. What? I feel like such a grownup when I say it, but the summer has really flown by. We’re starting to make sure all the books...
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Wellness Wednesday Recap: Breastfeeding At Work

August 6, 2015
And we are off to a great start to National Breastfeeding Month! Anayah kicked things off on the blog by chatting with us about breastfeeding and paid leave . On Wednesday, we had a very informative chat about breastfeeding and work. Here's the Storify with all of the great tweets that were shared...
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¿Su embarazo fue complicado por la preeclampsia? ¡Le invitamos a participar en este importante estudio!

August 3, 2015
Las Enfermedades del Corazón son la primera causa de muerte en la mujer en Estados Unidos, unas 6 veces mayor que el cáncer de seno y mayor que todos los tipos de cáncer combinados. Esto es particularmente importante en las mujeres latinas, ya que sólo una de cada tres está consciente que las...
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