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World Maternal Mental Health Week: Hang in there – an open letter to new moms

  In honor of World Maternal Mental Health Week… These are examples of the emotional struggles we can all face as we come home with a newborn: You’re in shock, your body feels sore. You open the door of your home, and the familiar smell hits you. It’s comforting. But it strangely feels quiet and empty without […]

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A Control Freak No More: Goodbye Perfectionism, Hello Appreciation

For as long as I can remember, I have been a self-proclaimed uptight, Type A, control freak. While still in high school and college, I would obsess about making perfect grades, practicing extracurricular activities, and creating dynamite presentations and reports.  If I wanted something, I would work hard towards that goal, and I would usually […]

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Crazy, But True: We Live In Sarasota, Florida, And We Still Are Vitamin D Deficient

I see patient after patient who is Vitamin D deficient — yes, even here in Sarasota, Florida. What in the world? Well, it turns out that to be able to get enough vitamin D from our “responsible sunlight exposure,” it takes more than what we think. How we should get Vitamin D Food gives no more […]

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Autism Awareness Month: What Everyone Should Know

April is National Autism Awareness Month in the U.S. and World Autism Month across the globe. However, in many homes across our world, every month is Autism Awareness Month. We have all heard about the growing rate of autism. Web MD defines autsim as a complex neurobehavioral condition that includes impairments in social interaction and […]

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Being a Mom and Getting Beauty Sleep… Is That a Joke?

Being a mom and getting beauty sleep… is that a joke? No, just far from reality. During the first year with a new baby, we lose almost 3 hours of sleep a day. Multiply this and you will have lost close to 45 total days of sleep in that year.  We lose precious nighttime sleep for many reasons. Babies (and […]

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