Archive for August, 2010

  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Outbreak –

    Friday, August 27th, 2010

    Did you know that we are currently in the midst of a terrible pertussis (also known as whooping cough) epidemic. In California, more than 2,700 cases have been reported so far this year — eight times last year’s number at this time. This year is on pace to be the worst breakout since 1958!

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  • Economizing As A New Parent

    Monday, August 16th, 2010

    Believe it or not we are heading into the busiest baby months of the year. The highest rate of babies in the U.S. are born between August and October. I want to go over some good ways to economize as the baby arrives. If you’d like you can watch my Good Morning America spot or read about some ideas here.

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  • Beach So-Longs

    Monday, August 9th, 2010

    We head back to California today. A bittersweet ending to a beautiful summer here on Lake Michigan. It always comes too quickly but this summer just seemed to completely disappear.

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  • Reflecting On Alexander’s Birth Story

    Monday, August 2nd, 2010

    Last week I wrote about my birthday and birthdays in general and how the day of our birth evolves, over time, into two or three sentence descriptions by our mothers.

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