Category Archives: Mommy Notes

Price tag for the American dream: $130K a year

Let’s just cut to the chase: is the American dream affordable, and if not, what changes need to be made to this equation to make it affordable?

Price tag for the American dream: $130K a year.

Cooking for Emotional Wellness by Kiersten Marek Now Available

My new book is now available! Please visit the link below to learn more!

Cooking for Emotional Wellness by Kiersten Marek eBook – Lulu.

What Paleo Means to Me a non-dogmatic view – They Call Me Oystergirl

I may be more Paleo than I realized, based on this definition! Thanks to Rhode Island’s one and only Oystergirl, Vanessa Query.

What Paleo Means to Me a non-dogmatic view – They Call Me Oystergirl.

RI rings in $8 minimum wage, paid family leave – News Local Rhode Island – Boston.com

Woot! Woot!

RI rings in $8 minimum wage, paid family leave – News Local Rhode Island – Boston.com.

Nursing Mothers Granted Tax Break

Yay!  Tax breaks for nursing mothers!

Nursing Mothers Granted Tax Break.

When Health Deductibles Rise, Men Delay Emergency Care – NYTimes.com

Didn’t I just blog about this? Is the NYTimes copying me? LOL!

When Health Deductibles Rise, Men Delay Emergency Care – NYTimes.com.

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research shows // News // Research at Notre Dame // University of Notre Dame

I think we have done pretty well on these factors in parenting.  Interesting research for those who have small children.

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research shows // News // Research at Notre Dame // University of Notre Dame.

Risk of Adult Anxiety Seen in Children’s Stomachaches – NYTimes.com

Not exactly a big surprise, but worth noting.  BTW, eat yogurt!

 

Risk of Adult Anxiety Seen in Children’s Stomachaches – NYTimes.com.

CDC: Childhood obesity rates falling in many states

Finally, some good news!

CDC: Childhood obesity rates falling in many states.

Originally posted on Therapy with Kiersten Marek, LICSW:

Katrina reads to Beanie, our 17 year old cat.

The illustrator, Katrina Marek, reviewing her work.

We got in a big delivery of books today, so those who have requested it will be getting your copies.  Local friends:  if you would like me to bring a copy to you, let me know!  We are also beginning plans for a publication party in late July or early August, so stay tuned!

And for you folks who aren’t local, the easiest way to get a copy is through Lulu.com:

Support independent publishing: Buy this book on Lulu.

Don’t forget to use the 20% off discount code CHASE.

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