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Forever Loved, Never Forgotten

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, when we recognize and remember the twenty five percent of pregnancies that do not go full-term, and the babies who were taken from us far too soon. We remember and we feel the loss of our children. It doesn’t matter if there is a specific date marked on the calendar. It doesn’t […]

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Does everyone know about therapy?

Full disclosure: I am a therapist. I am licensed in professional and addictions counseling, respectively, and work in the behavioral health field full time. I am writing this first and foremost not as a therapist, but as the therapied. I have always been a huge proponent of therapy, and I thought it important to clarify […]

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Getting Through a Toddler Rough Patch

This morning I was woken up at exactly 6:23 by my three-and-a-half-year-old daughter whisper-shouting “I need my bottom wiped!”  A month ago I would have found this slightly endearing, as only a mother could; I would have laughed, followed her into the bathroom, and dutifully wiped her bottom. But this morning was different. This morning […]

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Potty Training from the Trenches

We are currently in our 5th round of potty training. No, it hasn’t gotten easier for us! There are those families that can successfully do the 3-day potty training thing. If you’re one of those, stop reading right now! Get in your car and come directly to my house. Please pack enough things to make […]

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Can I get breast cancer from the pill?

Can oral contraceptive pills influence the risk of breast cancer? This a difficult question to answer. In medicine, we tend to look at risks and benefits, because all medications, even acetaminophen or vitamins, have side effects and risks. Most oral contraceptives contain synthetic versions of estrogen and progesterone, the main “female” hormones. Taking a birth control […]

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