January 7, 2015, Adventure Day #1

At the airport – saying goodbye to daddy… headed on a 6-hour flight to Granny’s to see if we can: 1) help Avi’s plaque psoriasis / get him better or at least stabilized & 2) focus on some Mama/Charlie time to see if an extended stay away from home (and away from the “regular routines”) […]

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I don’t like the parent I’ve become

I don’t like the parent I’ve become. Afraid. Afraid of taking my kids out in public. Afraid of how they’ll act. Afraid of what they’ll do. Afraid of how others will perceive them. Afraid of how others will react. Afraid others will judge. Afraid to take a nap at home because they may run away. […]

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Q: I found lead-paint, now what?

Christine posted on Facebook (6/23/2014): “What do you do once you find lead paint?? I tested last night and found some deteriorating on the front door jamb and I’m so worried about my 2 year old and 3 month old! I can’t afford to hire a contractor. Would painting over it be enough??” ANSWER: Here […]

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Q: Should Adults Get Tested?

I posted out about getting tested when you are pregnant (on Facebook.) This is Dawn’s comment/ question (6/23/2014): No, I never thought of it [getting a blood lead level test while pregnant.] Before I discovered you I only thought we were exposed to lead via chipping paint. The Organic Mom has posted items such as […]

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