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Domestic Violence: Making a Safety Plan

Originally posted on Well Child Chats:
Violence in the home is a reality that continues to threaten the lives of both adults and children. There is never a justification for domestic violence and abuse.  It just shouldn’t happen.  Period. Often times, there are multiple factors that make it difficult for the victim to leave the…

Alone

Alone

A sense of community is hard to come by.  Despite how much lives can now intersect with lightning speed in megabyte bursts and 140 character blurbs, loneliness is as prevalent as ever. Perhaps even more so in this age of digital convenience.  We can convert files and transfer media, but relationships just simply can’t be … Continue reading

The Lingering Baby Blues

The Lingering Baby Blues

  This past Mother’s Day weekend was a turning point for me.  I realized that I was happy again. Finally. It was already my third Mother’s Day.  Two and a half years after having my son.  A little over one year after having my daughter.  The baby blues just seemed to linger on and on.  Despite … Continue reading

Vaccines: It’s a Small World After All

The World Health Organization reported in a press release today some striking numbers. Approximately 6500 cases of measles among 30 countries in Europe.  From just the start of this year.  That’s less than 4 months. Take those 6500 cases and imagine the number of contacts each individual has and the possibility of spread.  This is … Continue reading