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My kids have always been great about eating lots of fruits. They have even been pretty good about veggies, as long as they are cooked. They will eat broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, asparagus, and the like, with very little...
The day I found out that my best friend had cancer was, despite what clichés will tell you, not at all like any other day. I wasn’t with her when she got the news, and we never wasted the...
Like all moms, I tried to do my best and follow all the suggested timelines for my kids regarding health screenings.  We go to all recommended well visits, dental visits, etc., but there was one visit that slipped through...

I Am An Imposter

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Have you ever had the constant overwhelming feeling that you were inadequate? As if you did not belong in that amazing job position? Like you did not fit in with your tribe? These feelings are all too familiar for me....
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Dr. Susan Fallahi of Uptown Pediatric Dentistry. Tips for Taking Your Kids to the Dentist During a Pandemic During a time when we are forced to weigh the risks and benefits of public exposure, many...
5, 4, 3, 2, 1…. Run! We shouted our own race countdown together through cloth masks, taking off at a steady pace on a course we selected, on the day and time we chose. There were no officials, megaphones, or...
One of the most notable challenges of the past several months has been the amount of time spent at home with the entire family all day, every day. I feel a little ashamed to admit that. I love my kids,...
Let's talk about therapy. I am a therapist, so I happen to think that therapy is amazing. I am writing this post both from a professional stand point and from my own personal experience. The first time that I went...
Nine months: it shoots by like a bottle rocket for everyone around you and seems to drag on especially slowly when it's happening to you. Especially during a pandemic when you experience a daily and weekly routine so out...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by LCMC Health Urgent Care. Is it Safe to Visit Urgent Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Challenging. Unprecedented. Unbelievable. Though overused, these words aptly describe the times in which we find ourselves living as we all...
Back in March, my husband, an ICU nurse, tested positive. Though we were completely caught off guard, we managed well (with the help of our village, of course). Now, as our kids prepare to return to school, I’ve been...
Last month my husband, my daughter (presumed positive), and I were ridden with the dreaded COVID-19 virus. To say that I was terrified is an understatement. We were shocked and upset to find out that we were sick as...
My pregnancy journey has been three years in the making. My husband and I first conceived in 2016. We were ecstatic (and terrified). Sadly, that pregnancy miscarried at just under 10 weeks. The path continued with a chemical pregnancy...
Let me state this plainly: I am not a beach person. Does the beach have any redeeming qualities? I think not. Let’s start with the sand. It’s like itchy glitter: once you touch it, you will find it all over...