Tag: health

From Mom to Mom: Abdominal Surgery is No Walk in the...

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Why is Kate Middleton's extended stay and recovery following abdominal surgery so newsworthy? Well, obviously, she's KATE. She's also young and a very active and...

New Year, New… Pap Smear?

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January is the National Cervical Health Awareness month. Cervical cancer screening is like wearing a seatbelt – it might feel unnecessary until it saves your...

Healthy Moms Take Care of Themselves: Breast Cancer Screening

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  This week, I am joined by my friend, my business partner, and the woman who delivered my second baby...

From Doubt to Triumph: Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week

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I'm a mother of seven. Yes, you heard that right – seven amazing children! When I was just 18 years old and had my first baby,...

Preparing for a Hysterectomy

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  I recently went to my gynecologist because of some issues with my menstrual cycle. The ultrasound showed that I had a fibroid cyst. Because...

Establishing a Healthy Bedtime Routine

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We've discussed the many reasons a bedtime routine is essential to improve sleep quality for people of all ages, not just our kiddos. The...

Even Mommy Needs a Good Bedtime Routine

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Let's talk about the one thing that seems to illude us mamas the most, SLEEP. May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and also Better...

Hyperdontia: My Son’s Superpower

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Today Marco, my nine-year-old, walked into the oral surgeon’s office for a procedure like a BOSS. He greeted the staff and waited patiently with...

January Was a One-Month Free Trial, Right?

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Happy New Year, and welcome to...February! The start of a new year is a great time to reevaluate your goals and create habits for...

As You Are: Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder

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As I reflect on my son Matthew's upcoming 18th birthday, my mind floods with emotions and memories. Some of them are typical, just like...