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5 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

(Thanks to PediaCare for sponsoring this post. All opinions are mine, as I'm sure you know. The information that follows in not intended to be medical advice; it is intended to be the advice of a parent and former preschool teacher. Please contact a trusted medical professional for questions regarding your health or the health of… Continue reading 5 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

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Hitting the Ground Running in 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BioSport #CollectiveBias I feel like I've been running forever yet I still am such a novice. There's nothing like an injury during your half marathon training to make you reevaluate your entire body. I had to skip the half… Continue reading Hitting the Ground Running in 2015

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On Being a Survivor and a Mother

"Will we have to get scars, too?" asked my 4 year-old at the dinner table last night. Though my abdomen was completely covered, as it normally is, her thoughts turned to the very long, very ugly scar that runs down the core of my body while she chewed her dinner. "No, baby, you won't have… Continue reading On Being a Survivor and a Mother