Misogyny in healthcare is a real problem. But it doesn’t stop there. A new mother contacted me in my office a few days ago. I spoke with this pleasant young woman in person for nearly a half hour, far beyond the free 10 minute consults I usually do. Here’s why: Women’s pain and suffering is LARGELY not ACKNOWLEDGED or well cared for in healthcare. And worse, often the … [Read more...] about Misogyny in Healthcare (& Beyond) Hurts Us All
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It's summer break so you may start hearing those maddening words - "I'm bored." Here are ten fun and fulfilling ways to entertain the kids without breaking the bank. Visit your local library. Skip Redbox and choose from the myriad of books and DVDs at your local library instead. While you're there, check out the children's department. You will likely find … [Read more...] about 10 Cheap Cures For Boredom
Nothing beats childcare as a bore-everyone-to-tears parenting subject. Long wait-lists; caregiver-child ratios; the pros and cons of in-home versus institutional care; the prevalence of germs; late fees; how to certify employees.When that positive pregnancy test sent you over the moon, did you ever think your joy would be reduced to this?When it comes to childcare, the … [Read more...] about The Most Important Senate Bill You’ve Never Heard Of
Summertime camp is so great, right? Lots of active fun for our kids! My 4-year-old daughter goes to a fantastic day camp called Tom Sawyer Camp in the Los Angeles area. Even the name is great! She’s gets to experience so many outdoor adventures like horseback riding lessons, swim lessons, playing in the mud, playing in forts, singing songs - good old fashion fun! But … [Read more...] about Camp for Kids – Not Just For Summer Anymore!
I recently read an article by Susanna Sonnenberg in Whole Living magazine that I want to share. I'll paraphrase the parts I liked, since I can't find a copy online.First, I loved that the subtitle of the article called "decluttering" an art -- I've always felt like it was drudgery, so to elevate it to the level of highbrow makes me feel slightly more sophisticated when doing … [Read more...] about The Art of Decluttering