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Back to School Health Checklist – What Your Child Needs and Where You Can Get It

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And in the midst of buying ALL THOSE SCHOOL SUPPLIES, you may overlook some of your back to school health requirements. This list will help you figure out what you need—and where you can get it (even at the last minute). School and Sports Physicals New to […]

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Going Viral: 5 Horrifying and Common Childhood Illnesses that Will Haunt your Dreams

Remember when you first brought baby home from the hospital? He was so tiny, so helpless, so very vulnerable to all the ills of this world. You made guests wash their hands before they got nursery clearance and you hosed down the shopping cart with Purell every damn time you went to the store. In […]

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How We Discuss Our Bodies MATTERS — Kids Are Always Listening

It’s feeling like spring today. Seventy-nine degrees, zero clouds, light breeze. YES, please! I currently sit in my back yard wearing short shorts and a bikini top. Seriously. I am. Give me all the rays.  First. A little background. Currently I’m in the midst of what seems like a never ending weight loss journey. Three years ago […]

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The Best Baby-Friendly Policy

I loathe the term cluster feed. Ever heard of it? My second night postpartum, I asked my nurse to take my son to the nursery so that I could sleep. She shook her head and said that Baby-Friendly hospitals encourage rooming in so that babies can cluster feed. Come again? By this time, I’d been awake for nearly […]

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Looking For a Fitness Win?

Looking for a fitness win? Or any type of win? Do you need to feel like you are absolutely crushing something? Then go for a run . . .in the rain. I’m currently training for the Music City Half Marathon, and today was my workout day. My full-time job makes training really difficult, so I have […]

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