my son has sickle cell anemia

Joseph is a sweet and rambunctious almost-three-year-old who loves watching Curious George on repeat, sneaking into our bed in the middle of the night, and spending hours playing in the sandbox. He also happens to have Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), a blood disorder he was born with.   Today is World Sickle Cell Day, and I’ve been […]

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yoga during pregnancy

I’m not really an athletic person. I’m busy. I’m tired. I’ll do it tomorrow. I’m an expert at creating excuses. Making exercise a priority is a challenge. As I neared my third trimester, Jonny and I attended a childbirth class, where learned about the importance of breathing to relax and focus during labor. It was […]

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