As an all-around optimist, I tend to look at the glass half full. Even on the dullest of days, I can spot the light. Ask me what makes me this way and I’ll say it’s largely because of my...
Hold the Space “Just hold the space. It will take time, but they will come.” This comment was in response to my concern about no one coming to a breastfeeding support group that I started at a clinic. So I...
Teething has long been blamed for sleep disturbances. It seems that teething has become a catch-all for some relatively vague symptoms with no solid diagnosis. ⁣Yup, a teething child can be a bear. They are drooly and cranky and...
What does having a "balanced life" look like to you? (Hint hint: it looks a little different for all of us). I can guarantee you, though, that most of us tend to feel more prepared, calm, and content when our...
I don't know about you, but this is the year that I am determined to become a winter person. Checking out different hiking spots with my dog was one of my very favorite activities pre-kids. But somehow, galavanting through...
We've all heard it. We know the quote. It peps us up on tough days. It reminds us to look at the positive and turn the challenges into triumphs. "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Well, what if you just...
As pumpkins, hearty mums, and shabby chic “GRATEFUL, THANKFUL, BLESSED” home decor grace our front doors and social media feeds, this feels like a particularly important year to remind ourselves of all we have to be grateful for. Studies...
The colder weather is here and with that, the thought (and dread) of winter illness. The sniffles. The fevers. The coughs. Maybe even some projectile body fluids. Reading this should prompt you to make some changes now to prevent...
Recently there's been a lot of news coverage of clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines. Reading the headlines can give a scary impression of what clinical research is and what the potential outcomes are. In reality, there are many types...
During my first year of teaching, I wanted to decrease the negativity I heard from my fourth graders. I thought by counteracting the negative with more positive we could change the culture of our classroom. Starting small we read...

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