Since I am somewhat new to ModernMom and have recently begun posting about health, I want to let you know where I get the information for my posts and for when I respond to questions and comments. I think this is important, as there is a lot of misinformation on websites dedicated to health that is not research-based or credible. While I have a lot of … [Read more...] about How to Verify Information About Health Issues
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I attended a recent conference one week and then the next week I walked into a classroom for yet another class. I was reminded of why I feel educating myself is so important. Once my child began services for developmental delays, and ultimately autism, it didn't occur to me at the time that my autism education was going to be ongoing. Early on, I simply didn't realize that my … [Read more...] about Educating Yourself (Yet Again)
Most of my life has been spent in groups of men and women. First, my family of six. Then elementary school classrooms. Then more school, including business school, where 100% of our work occurred in study groups. Then actual business, with its endless small meetings and large presentations, as well as a few nonprofit boards, where all work again occurs in groups. What’s … [Read more...] about Do Women Need to Learn How to Speak Out in a Crowd?
On Monday, we celebrated National Licorice Day! Before you all go run out to Costco and buy those economy size tubs of Red Vines... pump the brakes!! It turns out black licorice is actually the way to go! Everyone from the Greeks, to Chinese Emperor's to Egypt's King Tutankhamen himself seemed to know the healing properties of black licorice. For hundreds of years it's been … [Read more...] about The Surprising Health Benefits of Licorice
From promises of an increased libido to a larger penis, natural male enhancement pills lay claim to them all. These herbal dietary supplements, which even purport to treat erectile dysfunction, may seem like a less expensive at-home treatment to address your most private concerns. However, MayoClinic.com and the Center for Science in the Public Interest, or CSPI, warn that the … [Read more...] about Are the Effects of Male Enhancement Pills Permanent?