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wine

Is Wine Making You Chubby?

It was my first “not-baby” doctor’s appointment I had in almost 10 years.  I looked for an internal medicine doctor the best way I knew how, ask all my mom friends.  Unfortunately, most of my mom friends where in the same boat.  None of us had a “real” doctor’s visit since before our having kids. […]

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breast cancer

A Mom’s Guide to Breast Examination

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and so we wanted to take a moment to share some very important breast health information with you, the busy mom.  If you are like me, you barely have time to wash your hair in the shower, let alone do a breast examination.  But, it is incredibly important […]

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yoga

The Yoga of Motherhood

The time came in my adult life when yoga classes no longer served their purpose. I no longer wanted to go to them. It was hard to get there on time. 90 minutes became a rare and precious long time. I simply could not quiet my thoughts while there. “Is this going to over soon? […]

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Chit-Chat

“Quit Your Chit-Chat”

As moms, what is “Me-Time” really?  A trip to the grocery store?  A mani-pedi before your sister’s wedding?  A 45 minute spin class that is really 60 minutes, but you can only seem to squeeze in 45 minutes? Some would argue yes. Others, like moms I know, would say, “No, those are necessities!”  In the […]

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man cold

It’s Man Cold Season… Are You Prepared?

It’s that time of the year…the sun is setting earlier, the nights are getting colder, and the smell of pumpkin spice fills the air.  It’s Fall – my favorite season! Well, except for one thing: the change in weather and uptick in indoor gatherings invariably leads to more illnesses in the house.  Last year, when […]

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