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Understanding Teenage Development and the Impact of Adoption

Thirteen- to nineteen-year-olds experience rapid physical and hormonal growth. In later grade school years, girls may develop breasts and get their periods; boys may grow facial hair and have their voices deepen. By the mid-teen years many adolescent...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Feb 1, 2014

When Adoption Goes Awry

When most parents adopt a child, they think love and care will be enough to erase a traumatic past. What happens when it’s not? Five. Whole. Days. And they were ready to give up. I imagine most people have trouble wrapping their brains around r...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Dec 15, 2013

Online Hepatitis C Support Groups

There are some really good support groups on the internet. These are just a few links I have in my collection. If you have others that you would like to see added, please feel free to contact me.   Hepatitis C Family and Friends (Facebook Grou...
by Hepatitis C Research and News on Dec 12, 2013

Waspadai Makanan Yang Dibakar Dapat Memicu Kanker

Apakah anda sering mengkonsumsi makanan yang dibakar? Mulai dari sekarang, kurangi konsumsi makanan yang diolah dengan cara dibakar. Karena konsumsi makanan yang dibakar akan memicu terjadinya penyakit kanker. Seperti yang dijelaskan oleh Dr. Ronald...
by Bisakimia on Nov 15, 2013

To My Kids, TMI, Feel Free Not to Read This One

If it wasn’t for the note to my kids, it might have been titled “How My Sex Life has Changed Since Chronic Pain/Illness.  Frankly I thought the warning to my kids was more important.  As it is now any psychiatrist they … Continue...
by A Patient Perspective on Nov 8, 2013

To My Kids, TMI, Feel Free Not to Read This One

If it wasn’t for the note to my kids, it might have been titled ”How My Sex Life has Changed Since Chronic Pain/Illness.  Frankly I thought the warning to my kids was more important.  As it is now any psychiatrist they … Continue...
by A Patient Perspective on Nov 8, 2013

Timeless Tips To Help You Stop Smoking Forever

People who start smoking today know the perils of it, but they start anyway. Smoking cessation is much easier said than accomplished. However, a person who is truly dedicated will ultimately succeed. If you are looking to find out what it really requ...
by About E-Cigs on Nov 1, 2013

Love is a drug for survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

There’s such a huge number of factors contributing to the failure of relationships. It’s sometimes difficult to navigate one’s way through the rocks. For those who’ve been sexually abused as children it’s even more compl...
by Divorced Doodling on Sep 15, 2013

Love is a drug for survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

There’s such a huge number of factors contributing to the failure of relationships. It’s sometimes difficult to navigate one’s way through the rocks. For those who’ve been sexually abused as children it’s even more compl...
by Divorced Doodling on Sep 15, 2013

Confessions of a Cereal Dieter

Nothing makes a woman more angry than being on a diet.. oh apart from watching the man in bed next to you sleep when you can’t sleep… that is proper anger! Those are long hours planning how to make him release how much he has angered you...

My biggest fear.

I never thought I’d be flaunting my ostomy.  I see so many people bravely posting pics of themselves sporting their pouch.  I wish I would have looked at those pictures before my surgery, they would have made me feel a lot better.  In order...
by Fierce and Flared on Sep 3, 2013

My biggest fear.

I never thought I’d be flaunting my ostomy.  I see so many people bravely posting pics of themselves sporting their pouch.  I wish I would have looked at those pictures before my surgery, they would have made me feel a lot better.  In order...
by Fierce and Flared on Sep 3, 2013

Benefits of Adoption Support Groups

Whether online or in-person, adoption support groups offer encouragement and various levels of involvement for all members of the adoption triad. By Dore E. Frances, PhD Birth parents, adoptees and adoptive parents experience a roller coaster of emot...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Aug 18, 2013

Melanoma Cancer Support

Melanoma cancer support has always been significant in having effective control over overall numbers of cancer-deaths due to malignancy in melanocytes. Melanoma cancer is common in both primary and secondary form and most number of deaths occur due t...
by Health Articles Online on Aug 12, 2013

Resources for Moms in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

MEETUPS Moms Meetups Stay at Home Moms Meetups Work at Home Moms Meetups SUPPORT GROUPS/RESOURCES Family Support Groups Resources for Single Moms in Pittsburgh Grief and Loss Rape Crisis Intervention Hotlines Adult Rehabilitation Centers...
by When Mothers Cry on Aug 2, 2013

Saying Goodbye To Social Anxiety

There are many reasons people begin to experience social anxiety, however nearly all of those reasons stem from the desire of the individual to avoid an emotional response that might arise from a social situation. Examples of these responses include...
by The Anxious Athlete on Jul 30, 2013

Saying Goodbye To Social Anxiety

There are many reasons people begin to experience social anxiety, however nearly all of those reasons stem from the desire of the individual to avoid an emotional response that might arise from a social situation. Examples of these responses include...
by The Anxious Athlete on Jul 30, 2013

Seleni Institute – We Need More Comprehensive Women’s Reproductive Health Services Like This!

Something caught my attention today.  An article appearing on my Facebook feed about a workshop offered by Seleni Institute this Wednesday, July 31st, titled: “Preparing for Your Newborn,”  which will assist the expectant mom in knowing...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Jul 28, 2013

Learn How To Stop Smoking With These Tips

Your loved ones desperately want you to stop smoking. Your doctor has also advised you to stop smoking. You will also find that your insurance provider will offer a discount for quitting. So, what is holding you back? Time to stop and use these tips...
by About E-Cigs on Jul 26, 2013

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Maternal Matters

*** This post may be triggering if you are suffering from postpartum depression (PPD) and are sensitive to negative news events *** I felt like blogging tonight.  Partly to keep my mind preoccupied so I won’t be nerve wracked all night, worryi...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Jul 11, 2013


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