I posted this #365FeministSelfie last week on Instagram and wanted to share the story behind it.  When I wrote this post on Turning 40, I had no idea I was pregnant. A few hours after sharing it on Facebook, I ran across the street to the Duane Reade for a pregnancy test and rushed back…

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Healthy Skin Care Tips for Kids with Lubriderm


With a little more than a week left until school begins, I cannot wait to get back into our daily routine. As Norrin gets older, we continue to work on teaching him the necessary self-help skills he needs – like personal hygiene and skin care. Norrin doesn’t need to know why skin health matters (at least not now), he…

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120 Ways NY is Wild


Remember when I first shared The Bronx Zoo’s #NYisWild photo challenge? Since then, over 4,000 people have signed up for the photo safari, sharing pictures of how #NYisWild from all over NYC. 120 Ways NY is Wild 5 Parks, 1 City, 120 Wild Attractions  to print click HERE The #NYisWild hashtag has been used over 10,000…

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The Facts on HIV and the Latino Community

This post is made possible by support from the We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time Campaign. When Norrin was first diagnosed with autism, my mother said, “You don’t need to tell anyone about Norrin’s autism. It’s nobody’s business.” What does autism have to do with HIV? Absolutely nothing except my mother’s initial…

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