My kids' father . . . my ex-husband . . . is an alcoholic. I suppose I knew this even when were dating. We would go out after work and drink. And he drank a lot. But we were...
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Bedtime . . . Yep. I said it. My most beloved, yet stressful time of EVERY SINGLE DAY. This mom often feels like Cinderella at bedtime. If my kids are up past 7:30pm? Our home becomes a pumpkin, and I...
Is one of your goals for 2018 to get healthier (or work out more or eat better or the like)? One easy way to start on that journey is to drink more water! Drinking enough water is essential for...
There’s no shortage of fear-mongering on the internet. Thousands of articles and blogs and interviews telling us of things that should terrify us. So many of those things are of no substance, no consequence, and of no value to...
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Recently, we posted a poll asking for YOUR physical therapy questions. We sorted through them and sent them over to our friends at Results Physiotherapy. We're excited to share their helpful answers and information with YOU, our readers. Read...
Strep Throat . . . pink eye . . . ear infections . . . thrush. These are just some of the joys of child rearing. Thankfully, modern medicine has made it possible to treat these ailments – if...

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