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“Mama, my ear hurts!” – The Chiropractic Approach to Childhood Ear Infections

“Mama, my ear hurts!” – The Chiropractic Approach to Childhood Ear Infections

Often in my conversations on this subject, I come across the interchangeable use of the terms ‘common’ and ‘normal’. I want to make it clear that ear infections in children are fairly common these days. They are not normal.

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Her Life Was Beautiful

Her Life Was Beautiful

“My life is beautiful.”

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Setting Boundaries and Saying "No"

Setting Boundaries and Saying "No"

One of the areas we often struggle with is setting boundaries. This means saying "no" to certain people, demands, attitudes, and even circumstances. Even when something threatens to overwhelm us, we can still improve the situation by standing up for ourselves and saying “no, this is not ok with me!”

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Pregnancy Doesn’t Have to Hurt!

Pregnancy Doesn’t Have to Hurt!

This scene always makes me laugh! It makes me equally sad at the same time. It seems like whenever women are being honest about their pregnancies, it comes across as though we are destined to turn into waddling, uncomfortable complainers.

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Dealing With Cancer, part 1

Dealing With Cancer, part 1

I remember my 26th year like it was yesterday. For someone who has the memory of a goldfish, that is saying a lot. Why was it so memorable?  When most people are thinking about all their hopes and dreams for their future, in August 2002 I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. Yes I tried to play it down as much as possible as it was considered the "good" cancer.

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