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Monthly Archives: January, 2016

How Worried Should Moms Be About the Zika Virus?


The Zika virus is in the news and could be causing severe birth defects in unborn babies…it is carried by mosquitoes in certain tropical countries. There has been much in the news about the Zika virus over the last couple of weeks. I know many Moms have had questions, they wonder if the virus will …

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Tis the season for coughs and colds!


It is cold season.  I can’t tell you the number of runny, crusty little noses, coughs, and worried parents I have seen over the last couple of weeks.  I remember the days when my own four kids seemed to have constant runny noses.  The average child has 6 to 10 colds a year that last …

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Happy 2016….Live with Joy


Here it is the 3rd of January, the holidays are really over!  I love the holiday season, but I also love the feeling of new beginnings.  There really is no magic to the month of January, but it is a time that I stop for a moment and think about the blessings of the past …

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