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6 Full-Body Playground Workouts

I don’t know about all you mamas, but my weekends often feel more harried and stressful than my weekdays, despite working a pretty demanding, more-than-full-time job. Laundry, cleaning, play dates, practices, and taking care of the epically long list of things that don’t get done on weekdays has me so beat that I’m frequently counting […]

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Our Daughters Are Watching :: 6 Ways to Foster Positive Body Image

When I found out I was having a girl, I kind of freaked out… but not in a good way. I worried about the tough challenge I would have in raising her to fight the many battles women and girls face. I especially worried about pressure from society and media related to body image, appearance, and self-acceptance. […]

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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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