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    How To Reduce Breast Cancer

    This is a sponsored post in partnership with Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program. Finding out that a loved one has cancer not only affects the person. It also impacts their family and friends. For years, I’ve had family members and long-time friends who’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Watching their body slowly give in to the sickness can be devastating. When I heard about the opportunity to share my thoughts through a survey conducted for the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) I said yes to participating. As one of the primary caregivers to my children, I’m always looking for ways to stay healthy and eat right. Regardless…

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    Pink Ribbons: Exposed

    “If people actually knew what was happening, they would be really pissed off.” – Barbara Brenner, former Breast Cancer Action Executive Director. October is a time when everything around you turns pink. From paper toilets to guns, practically every industry wants a piece of that pink money — so to speak. But what is it about this time of the year that has most cancer survivors upset? I met Karym Urdaneta, Partner at toxic-free skincare company Pink Horizons Botanical Skin Care, at a recent mommy and me event in October and our discussion opened my eyes to the idea of pink ribbons. During our discussion she shared the concept of pinkwashing, placing…

  • Mommy News,  Parenting

    Pink Ribbons: Exposed

    “If people actually knew what was happening, they would be really pissed off.” – Barbara Brenner, former Breast Cancer Action Executive Director. October is a time when everything around you turns pink. From paper toilets to guns, practically every industry wants a piece of that pink money — so to speak. But what is it about this time of the year that has most cancer survivors upset? I met Karym Urdaneta, Partner at toxic-free skincare company Pink Horizons Botanical Skin Care, at a recent mommy and me event in October and our discussion opened my eyes to the idea of pink ribbons. During our discussion she shared the concept of pinkwashing, placing…