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March 2017

Environmental Poisons Hurting Our Nation’s Children—Especially Low Income Families

By | 2017-03-28T09:01:15+00:00 March 28th, 2017|blog, Environment, Family & Parenting, Featured, Health and diet, My Two Cents.|

  By Denele Campbell As of 2002, the majority of Medicaid beneficiaries (54%) were children under the age of six years. Contrary to the popular myth of aging slackers, drug addicts, and welfare queens sucking at the national teat, this majority of Medicaid provides healthcare to children and adolescents with limitation of activity due to [...]

February 2017

Anxiety: Getting Past the Awkward & Choosing to Engage in Discomfort

By | 2017-02-24T09:24:43+00:00 February 24th, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Family & Parenting, Featured|

“No, not like that. Come on. Shake your arms out and make them loose. Just walk normally. Swing them normally.” I got better at it, but the humiliation of being distractingly self-conscious stayed with me.   By David Jones At one point in my childhood, I'd walk around without swinging my arms. I [...]

I Didn’t Care What She was the Goddess of, She Had Touched Me

By | 2017-02-09T08:49:43+00:00 February 9th, 2017|blog, Family & Parenting, Featured, Relationships, Wellness|

  Every solstice the sun would shine through the picture window in the living room at the opposite end of the house and send a bright shaft of light all the way down that hall creating a saint’s halo around Quan’s head. It was magical.   By Carmelene Melanie Siani My husband and [...]

Grief Shines a Light into Every Corner

By | 2017-02-05T11:17:19+00:00 February 5th, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Family & Parenting, Featured|

This is hard work---unglamorous, and sometimes miserable. We cannot step into a fuller awareness of our lives and our self without the painful process of examining and sorting through our emotional, spiritual, and relational spaces.   By BethAnne Kapansky Wright  When I was younger, I used to have the misconception that as I grew [...]

January 2017

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