We hope you were inspired by Part 2 of our ongoing series on Mothers in Politics! Get to know our guest Rep. Kim Schrier, her story, and her legislative priorities.
Curious about what running for office is like? Take that first step and check out these resources. As Rep. Schrier said, some of the best advice she got was: "Win or lose, you will respect yourself more having gone through this process ... Look at it like a journey. You will like yourself better at the end."
Thank you to our co-hosts, Dr. Jacqueline Dougé of What is Black? podcast and Dr. Nevin Heard of Flesh & Bold podcast, and to our special guests Dr. Lauren Smith and Dr. Letitia Dzirasa!
We loved talking with State Senator Dr. Au, and we hope you were just as inspired as we were!
Is wishful thinking not enough to help you reach your goals? We've got you covered!
Going "bananas" looking for engaging, science-based sources for kids' nutrition? We've got you covered with resources that are great for kids and adults. We also link to organizations that help provide healthy foods to people who are struggling during these tough times.
Ready to learn more? Check out these resources on pain management options, the opioid crisis, and how to teach kids to talk about their pain.
Sleep training your baby and teaching older kids healthy sleep habits isn't easy! On this episode, we share lots of expert tips, and we'd love for you to share your experiences with us on social media! Also, we discuss the latest on sleep safety for infants and how can you know if your child has a medical problem affecting his or her sleep. Here are some resources to help your kiddo get more sleep and for you to help others.
Environmental justice is a huge issue and can feel overwhelming. What we can we as individuals to protect the environment and to advocate for equity in local and national policies? We would love for you to try out our suggestions and share your own ideas with us on social media!
Did one of the products in this episode catch your ear? From electronics to food, we've got you covered! None of these are affiliate links and some lead to lists of options; we're truly just sharing items we've loved. Whether you're already a fan of these products, or you're trying one out for the first time, hit us up on social media and let us know what you think!
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Wondering how to get sweeter dreams? We share lots of ideas in this episode! Here are a few more resources with tips for getting better sleep, learning if you have a sleep disorder, and finding blue light filters.
Are you pregnant, breastfeeding, or pumping? Or know a woman who is? Share these resources that have helped us in our breastfeeding/pumping/supplementing journeys and as we have counseled other families.
Let's talk about birth order! Firstborns, middle children, babies of the family, or onlies … how do these family positions affect your children’s personalities? How do they affect our own personalities as adults? And what does the science really say about this? Check out these links to learn more!
Do you feel like you're approaching burnout? Let's talk about the people we most often forget to care for: ourselves. Why is self-care important for our health? How do we squeeze it into our crazy lives? And how do we teach kids these critical self-care habits? Check out these resources.
If cooking and baking are part of your self-care plan, we hope you'll enjoy some of our favorite new recipes!
What is the national guidance on school re-opening during the pandemic? How are different states approaching this difficult question? And how can we support our local school systems that might be struggling to provide quality education among all the competing priorities?
How can you be sure you aren't falling for false information online? Here are the resources we mentioned on this episode, plus a few bonuses!
In the second of our two-part series on race, racism, and health, we’re talking to pediatrician and researcher Dr. Nia Heard-Garris about talking to kids and loved ones about racism: why it’s important, how to maintain momentum, and where on earth to start if you have not already.
Check out the books that Dr. Heard-Garris recommends, plus some of our favorite resources. And remember, these resources are great ways to educate ourselves, but true change will require us to take action.
And, check out her brand new podcast, Flesh & Bold, that she recently launched with her brother!
In Part 1 of our two-part series on race, pediatrician and public health expert Dr. Jacqueline Dougé discusses the complex ways race and equity affect health outcomes and medical care, and what we can do about it. Here are the resources that we discussed in this episode as well as some additional ones:
As you educate yourself, your kids, and your loved ones on racial justice, here are a handful of resources we'd like to share. Stay tuned for more to come.