No Mustache, No Problem: Supporting Movember and Men's Health

No Mustache, No Problem: Supporting Movember and Men’s Health

November is the only time of year that I might tolerate my husband growing facial hair. While I’m not a fan of mustaches, beards, or goatees, I’m happy to support a good cause. By growing mustaches, Movember is an annual event to raise awareness about men’s health issues, like prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health. […]

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How to Manage Pregnancy Diabetes When You Love Food

How to Manage Pregnancy Diabetes When You Love Food

I want to get something off my chest. Something that only a few people around me knew about while I was pregnant. A few days into my third trimester, I was diagnosed with Pregnancy Diabetes. Yup. I had to take that three-hour test of fasting, drinking that sugary orange drink, and waiting to find out […]

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How to Survive Being A Mombie: 5 Simple Tips

How to Survive Being A Mombie: 5 Simple Tips

Mombie: A tired mother that feeds on coffee and survives on wine. She is beyond exhausted, but stays up late anyway since it’s her only opportunity for kid-free time. Mombies – we’re out there. Mombie symptoms vary, but can include: memory loss, getting very hangry, messing up recipes, forgetting when you last showered, relying on delivered groceries, putting […]

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Another Baby? {Please Stop Questioning My Decision}

Another Baby? {Please Stop Questioning My Decision}

I vividly remember my six-week postpartum appointment after my second baby was born. I spent the bulk of the appointment nodding, as my OB/GYN did her best to sell me on an IUD. And not-so-subtly suggesting that we (my husband and I) consider a permanent birth control method. My methodical nodding and blank stare must […]

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A Hero’s Halloween:: Fun and Free Event Celebrating Our Community

(traducción al español abajo) Join us for the first ever FREE trick-or-treat Halloween event in Downtown Santa Rosa. Let’s celebrate our community heroes, large and small. Displaced families, their friends, and our community are invited to join us in downtown Santa Rosa for merchant trick-or-treating and carnival fun on the square! GUESTS: THIS EVENT IS FREE: Please register below […]

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