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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September means fall is around the corner. September also means Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. As an oncology nurse, I know how crucial it is to use this as a teachable moment, especially because ovarian cancer is known as a “silent killer.” When ovarian cancer is diagnosed and treated early, the five-year survival rate is 92%. Fantastic, right? But a […]

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2 women on beach: i love my mom bod!

I Love My Mom Bod!

I read a blog post the other day about how to choose a bathing suit for a “mom bod.” It was written by a fellow mom who suggested the most flattering colors and cuts, plus ways to camouflage those parts of our post-baby bodies that are now apparently subpar. Since when did our bodies become unacceptable […]

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Farmers’ Markets: Develop your Kids’ Taste for Locavore Flavor!

Farmers’ markets are one of the great joys of summer.  Massachusetts has embraced its agricultural roots and supports a thriving locavore movement, and nowhere is that more apparent than at one of the many markets across the Commonwealth. While I love taking in the beautiful produce and other offerings, I’ve learned that these markets can […]

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Kids and Allergies: What Parents Need to Know

Headlines everywhere are reporting “This Allergy Season Will Be The Worst.”  The reasons for this include climate warming, long term increases in carbon dioxide, last summer’s rising temperatures, and the record breaking snow totals of the past winter.  UGH!  (As if we have not suffered enough with the ridiculous winter we just endured in the Northeast.) […]

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Amwell | The App Every Mom Needs

Disclaimer: The following post is sponsored. However, we would not promote or work with a business we did not believe to be reputable or relevant to our readers. As a busy mom, sometimes we don’t have time for sickness.  If we don’t have time for sickness, we definitely don’t have time to run to the […]

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