February 20, 2020

I marvel at the abuse my daughters' bodies take on the field, and I am ever impressed by all female athletes, because, as a non-athlete middle aged woman, everything they do looks really pai...

September 6, 2017

Ask almost any mom what she dreads most about back to school, and she’ll tell you it is making lunch every day. We want to help. Erin has suggestions to make school lunch more fun and Tammy...

July 22, 2017

The hazy lazy days of summer may inspire you to do as little as possible, but I feel it is my duty to gently remind you, you will only get busier come fall. Now is a great time to look after...

July 7, 2017

On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, I ended up in the ER. The staff there was lovely, but believe me, you do not want to have a major health emergency in a place you don’t speak the...

June 12, 2017

Do you ever wonder where you rank in the quantity of sex department? It isn’t something that keeps me up at night (the thinking about it, not the actual doing of it — that does keep me up),...

May 30, 2017

The tick population here in the northeast is predicted to be larger than ever. More ticks equals more risk for tick borne diseases like Lyme. We can blame the warm winter and the increase in...

May 14, 2017

“You can’t out-train crappy eating.” 

This is a very true, somewhat depressing statement. What is the first thing everyone who wants to lose weight does? They join a gym. For the small percen...

April 26, 2017

You treat, it comes back. You treat again, it comes back again… It is a terrible way to live. 

Today, a post-menopausal friend … wait, that sounded weird. Today, a friend who is through...

April 15, 2017

When young men come to see me for a routine physical, I have a high suspicion something is actually bothering them — the trick is to get them to tell me what. Men rarely go see a doctor for...

March 6, 2017

I volunteered to be class parent–which everyone calls “class mom” even though it is a gender non-specific position — for my 5th grader. The coordinators kindly sent me a list of the kids in...

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