11 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Lyme

In my last post, I shared my daughter’s story and tips to help you catch Lyme disease early. But how can we protect ourselves from getting it in the first place? Studies show at least 20% of people with Lyme disease …[ read more ]

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Lyme Disease: Our Story

What are your greatest fears? Since we moved to Maryland in May 2015, one of mine has been that my husband, daughters, or I would get Lyme disease. We had traded the cold, crime, and bad traffic of Chicago for …[ read more ]

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At the Intersection of Life-Saving Help, Child Well-Being

Forty-seven percent of American children are starting school at a disadvantage, but the solution is simpler than you might think.  (Tweet that!) As obvious as it may sound, parents just have to read to their kids regularly at home. But …[ read more ]

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When Postpartum Packs a Punch: An Interview with the Author

“The world needs more educated conversations on maternal mental health,” [tweet that!] Kristina Cowan says in her new book. “We should have these talks until the truth becomes second nature” (p. 126). Two weeks ago, I reviewed Kristina’s book about …[ read more ]

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Book Review: When Postpartum Packs a Punch

“First I had a baby. Then I felt crazy.” (Tweet that!) To one degree or another, can’t all new moms relate to those opening lines of When Postpartum Packs a Punch? I first met the author, longtime journalist Kristina Cowan, at …[ read more ]

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