I stayed up until two am last night watching Leaving Neverland on HBO while my kids slept peacefully in their beds upstairs. Then I watched After Neverland with Oprah. Then I felt sick so I stayed up writing. My intention is to keep this post [...]
Communicating about cancer can be a powerful tool in disarming some of the fear surrounding cancer-related distress. Here are some ways to manage cancer-related stress for patients and caregivers.
Does the Gixo fitness app help me find time to work out at home and stay accountable with my fitness goals? Read my blog post about the benefits of this fitness app.
Focusing on family health and wellness as a nurse goes beyond general recommendations to stay active and eat well. Our well-being as women, as moms, family ringleaders, and partners has to include quality time to reconnect with those who mean the most to us. There [...]
Specializing in reproductive medicine and endocrinology as a registered nurse for over ten years, I have seen and heard amazing family-building stories. I’ve also listened and felt the struggles; I’ve seen the stress, confusion, and financial burden that can take a toll. The good news [...]
When my daughter was an infant, I can remember getting her to sleep in her crib with a valiant effort to then sliver out of her room like a snake to try not to disturb her. It was pretty hilarious, but sleep deprived and exhausted, it [...]
I've always been comfortable driving long distances, but I just became comfortable traveling solo in the last few years. At first, it was just air travel, but I've made the conscious choice in the last few months to jump in the car and get out [...]
This is a sponsored post for the Nashville Symphony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. As a family, we love listening to music and we love going to the movies. Naturally, when these are combined, it means we are attending one of our favorite family events [...]
I developed parenting strategies for a dyslexic child over time, through experience, and as a parent. My emotional range included worry, fear, uncertainty, relief, empowerment, and confusion following the dyslexia diagnosis of my child. This is a sponsored post in partnering with Educents. Educents.com offers innovative [...]
I grew up on Long Island's South Shore, two miles from the beach and the Atlantic Ocean. Biking through the salty, sandy, windy air was very much a part of our lives growing up, but I've come to appreciate the health benefits of a beach [...]