MY OVERLY-SUPERSTITIOUS MOM MAY HAVE BEEN RIGHT ABOUT 2020

My mom was a witch. I mean, not in the literal sense (although you might not want to ask my junior high friends; that's an unfairly...

BIDEN'S COVID RELIEF PLAN AIMS TO OPEN SCHOOLS IN 100 DAYS

The goal is to vaccinate 100 million Americans and reopen schools in the first 100 days of his administration As the COVID-19 pandemic...

 
 
 

A CHINESE RESTAURANT IS GOING VIRAL FOR ITS EXTREMELY HONEST MENU DESCRIPTIONS

“Anyway, I am not big fan of North American Chinese food and it's your call,” the owner writes Restaurants reviews are helpful because...

Nicolas Cage Hosting A Netflix Show About Swearing Is F**king Perfect

NICOLAS CAGE HOSTING A NETFLIX SHOW ABOUT SWEARING IS F**KING PERFECT

This show is NSFW Nicolas Cage is hosting a new show about swearing and that, in and of itself, may be the most exciting sentence I've...

 
 
 
9 In 10 GOP Women Don't Blame Trump For Violence At Capitol

9 IN 10 GOP WOMEN DON'T BLAME TRUMP FOR VIOLENCE AT CAPITOL

Nearly every female Republican in the country believes Trump should not be held responsible for the U.S. Capitol riots earlier this...

My Husband Is Better With Babies Than I Am

MY HUSBAND IS BETTER WITH BABIES THAN I AM

When we brought my son Logan home from the hospital two years ago, I watched in awe as my husband instantly assumed the role of the...

 
 
 
From An Educator: 5 ‘Teacher Tricks' To Use When Reading To Your Kids

FROM AN EDUCATOR: 5 ‘TEACHER TRICKS' TO USE WHEN READING TO YOUR KIDS

No matter where I am-the library, the doctor's office, waiting to get my oil changed-I can always tell if the person I overhear reading...

Marijuana And The Zen Of Housework--Hear Me Out

MARIJUANA AND THE ZEN OF HOUSEWORK--HEAR ME OUT

I've written before that pot makes me a better mother. I yell less; I play with my kids more; I chill out. I've written that pot makes...

 
 
 
Your Kids Don't Need A Perfect Childhood, They Just Need You

YOUR KIDS DON'T NEED A PERFECT CHILDHOOD, THEY JUST NEED YOU

Hey parents? You're doing a wonderful job. Probably a better job than you even realize. Parenting is hard , but chances are you're...

MY KIDS HAVE BETTER HISTORY AND LITERATURE MATERIALS THAN I EVER DID--THANK GOODNESS

When I was a child, I loved to read. My mom would find me awake until the wee hours of the early morning, a blanket over my head, a...

 
 
 
Why We Medicate One Of Our Kids For ADHD - But Not The Others Who Have It

WHY WE MEDICATE ONE OF OUR KIDS FOR ADHD - BUT NOT THE OTHERS WHO HAVE IT

Everyone in my house, from my husband on down, has varying degrees of diagnosed ADHD. He and I are spacey and vague: we lose small...

I WAS OBSESSED WITH MY SON'S KINDERGARTEN READINESS

My son Walker is almost five years old. He is one of the smartest kids I've ever met. He can read hundreds of words and simple books....

 
 
 
I Absolutely Hate Winter, But I'm Really Into Wintering

I ABSOLUTELY HATE WINTER, BUT I'M REALLY INTO WINTERING

I absolutely hate winter. I love the holiday season and all that, but come January 2, I pretty much want to hibernate away the next...

Teachers Are The True Heroes Of Virtual Learning

TEACHERS ARE THE TRUE HEROES OF VIRTUAL LEARNING

As we embark on 2021 , I can't help but reflect on this past year. I remember at this time last year; everyone was so excited about...

 
 
 
I Had To Admit My Four-Year-Old To A Psychiatric Hospital

I HAD TO ADMIT MY FOUR-YEAR-OLD TO A PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL

The elevator up to the 7th floor was slower than I expected. I squeezed my son's favorite stuffed dinosaur tightly against my chest,...

Why Getting My COVID Vaccine Made Me Emotional

WHY GETTING MY COVID VACCINE MADE ME EMOTIONAL

A child who is four years old gets his or her booster vaccinations prior to going to kindergarten. My experience as a pediatrician...

 
 
 

DYLAN DREYER NAILS EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER OF STOPPING BREASTFEEDING

Dylan Dreyer: ‘No one talks about the emotional toll STOPPING breastfeeding takes on a mom' Dylan Dreyer , accomplished meteorologist...

The Trump Adminstration Has F*cked Up Vaccine Distribution

THE TRUMP ADMINSTRATION HAS F*CKED UP VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

COVID-19 has been mishandled by the Trump administration at every single turn. From maligning the science to downplaying the seriousness...

 
 
 
You Don't Get To Single Out The ‘Bad Apples' But Still Support Trump

YOU DON'T GET TO SINGLE OUT THE ‘BAD APPLES' BUT STILL SUPPORT TRUMP

The most common defense I see of the treasonous events that took place at the United States Capitol on January 6 is, “But what about...

My Wife & I Give Each Other 3 Hours Of Alone Time Each Week

MY WIFE & I GIVE EACH OTHER 3 HOURS OF ALONE TIME EACH WEEK

In late December, I published a micro post on my blog social pages where I described an argument I had with my daughter over leaving...

 
 
 



Why Getting My COVID Vaccine Made Me Emotional

Why Getting My COVID Vaccine Made Me Emotional

A child who is four years old gets his or her booster vaccinations prior to going to kindergarten. My experience as a pediatrician is that kids handle the trauma of getting... Read more ...

Should You Take Zinc to Further Protect Yourself From COVID-19? We Asked Experts

Should You Take Zinc to Further Protect Yourself From COVID-19? We Asked Experts

As deaths from COVID-19 continue to hit record high numbers , it's more important than ever to take every available precaution to protect ourselves and others from contracting... Read more ...

Will Coronavirus Variants Soon Dominate in U.S.?

Will Coronavirus Variants Soon Dominate in U.S.?

The SARS-CoV-2 variant first documented in Britain could become the primary strain in the U.S. by March, researchers found. Despite only 76 infections with the variant, B.1.1.7... Read more ...

COVID-19 VTE Prevention: The Case for Intermediate and Outpatient Dosing

COVID-19 VTE Prevention: The Case for Intermediate and Outpatient Dosing

Should patients hospitalized for COVID-19 routinely receive extra anticoagulation or go home with a course of antithrombotics? The first randomized controlled trial data are... Read more ...

The hospitals where Covid admissions are FALLING

The hospitals where Covid admissions are FALLING

Some 20 of 138 acute NHS trusts recorded a dip in beds occupied by Covid-19 patients in the seven days to January 12 compared to the previous week. Read more ...

Got Half an Hour? Try This Fat-Burning, Lower-Body Dumbbell Workout

Got Half an Hour? Try This Fat-Burning, Lower-Body Dumbbell Workout

Doing a strength-training session like this lower-body dumbbell workout from ACE-certified personal trainer Nicci Robinson helps to build lean muscle and aids in the... Read more ...

Global surge of cases is fueling more chances for the virus to mutate to...

Global surge of cases is fueling more chances for the virus to mutate to beat immune system

Professor Trevor Bedford warned that a higher number of severe infections would lead to more super-strains as it gives the virus additional chances to mutate to evade the... Read more ...

Care home Covid cases TRIPLE in a month: MOST outbreaks are among elderly...

Care home Covid cases TRIPLE in a month: MOST outbreaks are among elderly residents

Date from Public Health England reveals that in the week to January 14, there were 977 outbreaks of respiratory conditions in care homes with 739 confirmed as Covid. Read more ...

GOP rep: If we had strongly prosecuted BLM-Antifa rioters, Capitol riot may...

GOP rep: If we had strongly prosecuted BLM-Antifa rioters, Capitol riot may not have happened

During debate on the impeachment article in the House on Wednesday, Rep. Tom McClintock said the lenient response to BLM and Antifa rioters over the course of several months... Read more ...

Twitter opposes censorship only when it affects Twitter

Twitter opposes censorship only when it affects Twitter

Just days after banning President Donald Trump from the platform for repeatedly tweeting about the fraudulent 2020 election, Twitter engaged in the very same behavior by... Read more ...