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Xander’s Story: Bringing Awareness to TSC

Megan Kahn is a lawyer, yoga instructor, and mama to 3 beautiful kiddos. Last year she and her husband, Ben, and their two daughters welcomed the newest addition to their family, Xander Shiloh. Xander has a very rare genetic disease called Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC), and we are endlessly grateful to Megan for sharing the story […]

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Earth Day: Be Bee Friendly and Protect Your Kids

It’s Earth Day! And even though you didn’t recycle that milk jug with the “solidified milk” inside, you can still potentially redeem yourself in the land of eco-karma by being a bee friendly citizen. I am sure you have heard there is a global crisis about the declining bee population. This issue is important for […]

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Questions About Marijuana While Pregnant and Nursing

We are so thankful to Good To Know Colorado for providing this sponsored post. Due to the nature of this post the contributor has been kept anonymous. Ah, motherhood.  The things we give up for these little human beings. When you’re pregnant, there are a multitude of things you aren’t supposed to consume – goodbye alcohol, deli […]

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Maternal Morbidity is a Serious Issue, Even Today

We are so thankful Dr. Amita Kumar shared this important information on maternal morbidity and pregnancy health! Surprisingly, maternal mortality is a newsworthy topic right now in our country. While globally, maternal deaths are decreasing thanks to improvements in infection prevention and other precautions, in the United States, maternal deaths are actually increasing. The increase […]

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Alcohol Awareness Month: What are you running to?

April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, which causes me to take a not-so-fond journey down memory lane. It’s likely that I’m the only writer for this blog to have been through an “intervention.” Not as a participant, but as the focus of one. I’ve been sober for two years and while the detour my life […]

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The 24 Hour {Sickness} Rule

You have small children and that means colds and flus are a worthy concern. You view every public surface they can reach as enemy number one. And let’s not even start in on those dang car carts at King Soopers …  You are a diligent hand washer and your kiddos are relatively healthy. But at […]

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The Cruel Irony of Postpartum Insomnia

Postpartum depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and psychosis; the childbirth classes introduced me to all of those terms and then I expanded my knowledge when I started attending a postpartum support group. But not once did anyone warn me of this one: Postpartum insomnia. That’s probably because it’s no secret that all new parents lose […]

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