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Let’s ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for ALL.

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Today's heroes are often celebrities, actors, singers, athletes and entertainers, children look up to them and want to to be like them. I think it's time that we introduce our children to a new type of hero... the real super heroes of our time, the ones that saves lives, the ones that daily serve their communities and help protect and nourish the lives of others, Community Health Workers.  I was able to spend a week with … [Read more...]

Health Goals for women and Children – #‎MDG456Live

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For more than 125 years, Johnson & Johnson has advanced the health and well-being of women, children and families around the world. I'm excited to share that I have been chosen to be one of 13 Johnson & Johnson Social Influencers for Social Good. As a JnJ Social Good Influencer, I will share many of the things that I have been sharing for the past few years, topics surrounding maternal, neonatal & child … [Read more...]

Health Care Deadlines: Educate yourself and know the facts

Regardless of where you stand on the current health care issue, I think we can all agree that everyone should have access to affordable health care. It's also very important that everyone is educated about this new health plan and the options available to all families and individuals. I remember a time when I did not have health insurance and though I could have received assistance, I opted to go without. … [Read more...]

28 Days of Impact – Giving Children a Healthy Chance #vaximpact

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Last year I had the privilege of taking a trip to Guatemala with Save the Children. We visited a temporary health care outpost in the Vipecbalam community in Nebaj. These health care outposts have been built in remote locations offering families health care and vaccinations from trained community health care workers. Unfortunately, there are not nearly enough of these clinics available in developing countries; too many … [Read more...]

How Important is a Healthy Confident Smile? #Giveaway

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Through the daily grind of motherhood, we are forever cleaning, carpooling, moving, working, teaching and refereeing. It's easy to frown, to feel worn out and spent. Feelings of frustration and distress can easily come across to our children as they look upon our facial expressions. There is one simple, quick, and effective way to make yourself feel better and make those around you feel better too.... just smile! Smiling … [Read more...]

All Children Deserve a Chance to Live a Healthy, Happy Life!

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This week, the first-ever World Immunization Week kicks off  with Shot@Life! Shot@Life educates, connects and empowers Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most cost-effective ways to save the lives of children in developing countries. Some moms walk 15 miles to reach life-saving vaccines for their children. We’re asking you to spend 15 minutes or less each day during World Immunization Week to help spread the … [Read more...]

Health Resources From Centrum’s #NutritionPossible

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Walking down the Vitamin isle at an grocery store can seem a bit overwhelming, there are so many different brands, vitamins and supplements to choose from. How does one know which vitamins are most beneficial? Do you know what is lacking from your diet that you might need to supplement? The makers of Centrum® know that navigating the supplement aisle can be confusing and choosing the right foods to make sure you’re … [Read more...]

Giving children a shot at healthier, happier lives.

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I recently  returned from a trip to Guatemala with Save the Children.  We visited a health post in the Vipecbalam community in Nebaj, it was a temporary health clinic set up by the Ministry of Health and supported by Save the Children.  Save the Children is working in these remote locations offering families healthcare and vaccinations from trained community health workers. Unfortunately, many more are not getting the … [Read more...]

Combat summer learning loss with PreK12 Plaza

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This is part of a sponsored collaboration ̊with the PreK12 Plaza. However, all opinions expressed are my own. #PreK12Plaza It’s hard to believe that summer break is soon coming to an end. The smell of campfire s’mores will soon be replaced with the smell of new pencils and crayons.  The beginning of a new school year is usually received with many emotions… excitement, hesitation and even worry. Parents may worry about … [Read more...]

The Power of Clean program – clean water for families in need

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Disclosure. I am participating in a paid campaign on behalf of P&G and The Motherhood to share information about the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program. Do You Know the Power of Clean Water? There is nothing like water to quench thirst on a hot day or to warm you up on a cold day. My drink of choice is water, I get my full 8 glasses a day if not more.  Many of us don't even think about water, as … [Read more...]