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Demanding a Path to Better: Being Your Own Health Advocate

I’ve written before about discovering my primary immunodeficiency and living with Common Variable Immune Deficiency. I’ve also talked about how the diagnosis was pretty much done…

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prAna Upgrades to 100% Organic Cotton: Plus a Discount Code for You!

prAna has long been one of my favorite apparel brands. Known for creating versatile, stylish, and sustainable clothing and accessories, prAna clothing is ideal for an…

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Parenting Gear, Advice, + Activities at Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo

A Child Grows in Brooklyn is bringing back the borough’s most popular baby show, the Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo, on Sunday, April 22, from…

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Scents that Are Truly Refreshing: Goddess Garden Essential Oil Perfumes

How many times have you been in a Lyft or Uber with an “air freshener” fragrance so strong you’ve had to open the window in…

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If I Did Everything the Health Professionals Told Me

Having a rare chronic illness – in my case primary immune deficiency – is more than just physically exhausting. It is an emotional mindfuck, rife with conflicting…

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Things You Didn’t Know About The Instant Pot – And Three Easy Recipes

Every Black Friday and Amazon Prime day I have let the Instant Pot deals pass me by. But after the new year, I decided it was finally time…

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My Twitter War with Roseanne Barr (Or How I Spent my Winter Vacation)

So here’s a story I never thought I’d be telling. Yet, for those who know me well, there is somehow nothing surprising about it. It’s…

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If 2016 Was the Worst Year Ever…Could 2018 Be The Best?

This time last year I wrote about how 2016 was a steaming hot pile of garbage. And I could easily write the same about 2017.…

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Tell a Grown Up or Ignore It? Lessons from a Lockdown

On Wednesday, December 6, I was sitting in my son’s elementary school library for the monthly School Advisory Council meeting. The principal received an urgent…

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Act Now to Protect Our Kids with Moms Clean Air Action

Despite the most proactive and protective actions we can take as consumers and as parents, we must rely on our government to ensure so much…

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