Vaccines and Children

Today's conversation is to inform and educate. Any information provided must be addressed with your own pediatrician. Dr. Alexis Marí Orama is a board-certified pediatrician who was born and raised in New York City. Dr. Orama’s path to medical school was not a traditional one. She attended a small, private college in a suburb of... Continue Reading →

Take off the mask…

Depression: “feelings of severe despondency and dejection.” I was depressed, and I didn’t even know it. I never liked the word “depressed.” I said I was at peace, but I was actually numb - The hurt was so grave I didn’t know what else to do but to mask it with what I called peace,... Continue Reading →

Save Yourself

The past few weeks I have sat in several conversations where someone said, “I need to let it go” or “I’m letting it go”... it struck me that there is a marked difference in these words along with their actions and all I kept thinking was "save yourself." "Letting go,” is a slow and sometimes... Continue Reading →

Keep your bras on!!!

It was bound to happen! We are in a sexual revolution of a different kind. We went from being liberated,  demanding equal pay, burning our bras to saying ENOUGH, NO MORE! We will keep our bras on, demand equal pay and you MUST keep your hands off of me. I have very strong opinions on... Continue Reading →

Words matter…all the time!

I love you, I hate you. Go away, please stay.  You are amazing, you are ugly. You are a failure, you are brilliant.  Hello, Goodbye.  Will you marry me?  She's gone.  You failed, you passed.  Go to Hell, God is Love. It's a boy, I am sorry for your loss. These are words I have... Continue Reading →

Getting older….feels great!

I remember when I was a child, my brother Joey and I would always dream of turning 35!  Yes, 35!  It was the oldest number we thought we'd become.  You see we were 10 and 12, so 35 felt like a lifetime lived.  We'd often fantasize about where we'd live...  marriage? careers?  More importantly what... Continue Reading →

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