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11 ways to help your child enjoy math

Even if you are, um, numbers-challenged. From TheWeek.com.

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When You’re One of the Oldest Moms on the Playground

On parenting while old:

Whether we’re trying to convince ourselves that high-waisted jeans are not the same thing as mom jeans or introduce age-appropriate ideas about consent to our toddlers, we more seasoned mothers of young kids face challenges younger moms don’t, but we’re also reaping some unexpected benefits.

From AARP’s The Girlfriend.

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Asking For—And Getting—What You Want At Work

Ready to like your job more? Follow these experts’ tips.

“When people come to me, they’re almost always solving the wrong problem,” says career transition and executive coach Etta Jacobs of hermes|path in Watertown, MA. That’s in part because “When you’re unhappy, it’s hard to know what will make you happy.”

From Ruby Magazine.

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Opioids and Pain Management in the Construction Industry

An unrelenting crisis in among manual laborers…

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Rx for Mental Health: Sweat

From PTSD to eating disorders, five exercisers weigh in on how working out improves their wellbeing. From Psycom.

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Laurie Colwin and More!

In this article for Lilith, I discuss the Jewish women who anticipated the current food memoir explosion.

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Pregnancy, Unfiltered

I wrote about my experience with depression and anxiety during pregnancy for Romper. (Not as gloomy as it sounds!)

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Ecotherapy: The Mental Health Benefits of Nature

The strange and wonderful ways nature boosts mental health. For Psycom.

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Your First Visit to a Pain Clinic

What to expect from a pain specialty practice or clinic.

After her primary care physician diagnosed her with chronic migraine 14 years ago, Wendy struggled to manage the pain that radiated from the corner of her right eye. “I didn’t just have pain in my head, it was in the neck, jaw, absolutely everywhere,” recalls the HR professional, who lives in the Indianapolis area.

From Practical Pain Management

 

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The Truth About Malingering*

In this Practical Pain Management piece, I discuss recent research on malingering, and what it means for chronic pain patients.

 

*It’s impossible to identify.

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