Microsoft Office 365 Nonprofit Concern case study

Reliable tech helps combat poverty

With a donation of Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofit, Concern—an Ireland-based organization that battles poverty—can better help the world’s most vulnerable populations overcome hardship. Read the Microsoft Philanthropies case study here, or view the PDF.

Put a pin in it!

This primer to acupuncture—the ancient practice that both alternative pros and mainstream M.D.s applaud—pinpoints everything you need to know to feel great. Read Put a pin in it!, Natural Health September/October 2014

Wishful thinking

Holidays with kids entail a deluge of gifts from well-meaning friends and family. Here is my wish list for our girls’ presents—a list a little different than you might expect. Read Wishful Thinking, Metro Parent, December 2015.

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Take Two

Having a second child means a lesson in patience, for everyone in the family. Read Take Two, Metro Parent, October 2015.

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How to take your toddler for a walk

Taking your kid for a walk sounds so easy. These super-simple instructions cover everything, from diaper blowouts, kids who refuse to move, stir-crazy dogs and wardrobe malfunctions. Isn’t hiking so much fun? Read How to take your toddler for a walk, Metro Parent, January 2015.

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Bring it on

Though you’ve been eagerly awaiting your baby’s arrival since that day you peed on a stick, Baby may need a little extra encouragement to make her grand entrance. Here, what to expect when you’re induced—and what your doctor will try to help you avoid getting induced. Read Bring It On, Fit Pregnancy, February/March 2015.

Baby: The Amazing First Year, August 2015

Summer is prime time for fun—and a handful of health concerns. Help your baby play safely in the sun and navigate other tricky issues with this guide to your little’s health. Read Baby: The Amazing First Year, American Baby, July 2015. Read Baby: The Amazing First Year, American Baby, August 2015. Read Baby: The Amazing…

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Going Coastal

When summer is a distant memory and spring is a long way off, it’s time to get out and enjoy winter’s best vacation spots. Oregon’s coast offers fun for families, no matter the weather. Read Going Coastal, Metro Parent, December 2014.

How to keep Baby Healthy

Baby: The Amazing First Year

Taking care of your little one during her first year—through the colds, the nap strikes, the diaper rashes—is tough, but you’re not alone. The health news in American Baby helps you keep your sweetie smiling. Read August’s Baby: The Amazing First Year, American Baby.