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Solar Eclipse Safety Information

Looking directly at the sun during a solar eclipse can permanently damage your vision or cause blindness. In Ohio, we are not in the “path of totality” and will only have a partial eclipse.  Therefore, there is no safe time to look at the sun with the naked eye.   If you decide to watch […]

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Surviving a Broken Arm

It was Easter afternoon, and as I looked up from talking to my husband to see the neighbor running up my driveway in a panic, I felt the pit in my stomach that it wasn’t because he had good news. I heard him say, “she snapped her wrist,” and I took off too. As I […]

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The Talk

“The Talk”… Are You Prepared?

In a CMB contributor poll about embarrassing moments, a time in many of our lives came up surrounding the start of menstruation. It just so happened that many could relate to the feelings of confusion, panic, fear, and embarrassment that body puberty brings. This conversation combined with my recent experience of speaking to a 4th […]

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Sugar

Slaying My Toddlers’ Sugar Dragons

I recently completed my fourth round of the Whole30.  If you haven’t heard of it before, it’s an elimination diet that you do for 30 days to figure out what foods are causing inflammation and other bad stuff in the body.  For 30 days, you abstain from: dairy, sugar, legumes, grains, soy and (this one […]

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