For me, the sex talk was much more than talking about what changes to expect when puberty hits, and the technical aspects of sex, although that was definitely part of it. I also wanted my boys to have no doubt in their minds what the definition of consensual sex is, and for them to understand all of […]
There is more aluminum in a piece of fresh fruit than there is in a dose of HPV vaccine. Aluminum is used in an extremely low dose to help the body form an immune response using a smaller amount of vaccine. So yes, HPV vaccine does contain aluminum — but so does fruit, veggies, meat, […]
Check out what our mom contributors have to say about arming teachers, politics, depression, sexuality, and standardized testing . . . just to name a few. The Hot Topics 2018 editorial series tackles tough, hot topics that moms need and want to discuss.
I’ve learned that if you don’t also suffer from some sort of mental disease, you will never truly understand — and that’s okay. I wish I didn’t understand. We need to continue to educate people on this disease and erase the stigma that so often comes with depression, anxiety, or any other mental disease.
While it’s true influenza is a virus and can manifest with few or no symptoms, per the CDC, 36,000 people die and more than 200,000 are hospitalized each year from the flu or complications of the flu in the U.S. alone. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 80 percent of the children who […]
From leadership to laws, from processes to substance, I want them to be engaged in some way. So we’ll keep talking a lot about stuff on the news, things they read on the Internet, and what they hear their friends saying.
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