Archive of ‘Health’ category

Dental accidents don’t take summer vacation!

Summertime is here and we are all feeling the excitement in the air. The summer season is usually filled with endless activities as kids replace their tired, dirty, torn and sometimes even lost school backpacks with beach bags and sports bags. It’s time for summer league sports, swimming, playing at the park, trampolines and bike […]

On being mindful

As a mom, I find it hard to be mindful. I can imagine a future day when my brain is freed up enough to be mindful- but at the moment, my mind is so busy, so concerned with the needs and schedules of others, that I forget what I need, or what I was planning […]

Becoming Mama Bear

When you first welcome your little one into the world there’s an insane shift…of priorities, sleep…and hormones, ha! You’re 100% responsible for this tiny human and there’s no manual. It can be downright terrifying, especially if you’re the type of person who likes consistency and having a predetermined plan — anyone else out there besides […]

Girls in sports: The power of play

My 5-year-old daughter’s first T-ball game was Tuesday evening. For weeks now, my husband has been out in the yard playing catch with her most nights. The day we registered her for the season, he rushed right out to Sports and Fitness Outlet and bought her a pink glove. Bless his heart. I made him […]

Women’s self-defense course offered in Wenatchee

I just got back from the first of a four-session women’s self-defense course being offered by KI Fighting Concepts, down off the corner of Columbia and Kittitas. I came back so pumped I had to drink tea and do yoga to calm down! I have a strong momma-bear mentality. We all have a bit of […]

Cold and flu remedies that are safe while breastfeeding

It’s that time of year again. It seems that everyone you know has a sniffle and a cough. Wondering which treatments and remedies are safe for breastfeeding mothers? Wondering which things to stay away from? My name is Carrie Bews and I’m the lactation coordinator at Confluence Health. Read on for some remedies that are safe for […]

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