Near mom, but not with mom

The American Academy recently released new recommendations for safe sleep for babies and the headlines may have moms a bit confused.  It all boils down to this – keep baby close, but not in the same bed. “The basic recommendation … Continue reading

7 small changes you can make for the new year

It’s only a few weeks into 2017, but you’ve already come to an uncomfortable and familiar realization. New Year’s resolutions result in more guilt and depression than achievement. Forget about the big aspirations for a transformational do-over. They don’t work. … Continue reading

Are teen drug use levels improving?

Drug use among our teens is at its lowest level since 1975 according to a report just released by the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Based upon a survey of 45,473 high school students, “The results show a continued long-term … Continue reading

Notes & quotes from 2016

Here are some of my favorite quotes and notes from this past year. “Never let someone tell you that your dreams aren’t realistic,” proclaimed Portland Blazers basketball star CJ McCollum.  I so dislike these “follow your dreams” platitudes. They sound … Continue reading

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