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The Future Of Genetics- NCC Collaborator Article

Last Fall I was honored to be asked by NYMAC (New York Mid-Atlantic Collaborative) to write an article for a national genetics publication: The NCC (National Coordinating Center) Collaborator Newsletter. Recently this article was published in the January 2016 issue. … Continue reading

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Childhood Anxiety-All in Their Head or Their Belly?

Childhood Anxiety- is it all in their HEAD or their Belly? Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2015

It’s that time of year again! Time to celebrate our Savior’s birth and rejoice in the GIFT of his love.  We love making and giving gifts to friends, family and neighbors at this time of  year and have shared many … Continue reading

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Peanut Allergy Epidemic: Where did it Come from?

I am again beyond blessed to have another article published in Pittsburgh Parent Magazine! This one is on a topic that I had not researched as in-depth, until I started working on this piece. Talk about a new rabbit hole … Continue reading

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Top 5 #GivingTUESDAY Picks

In the past few years on this journey, I have learned a lot more about non-profits and how they use their money to benefit those they represent. I wish I could go back to my days when I wore rose … Continue reading

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Sunny Spot Radio Interview

Today, I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Vickie the supplements manager at Sunnybridge Natural Foods on their radio show called the SunnySpot on this station. We talked a bit about our journey with our daughter’s health, mitochodrial disease, … Continue reading

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Much Ado about the Flu (shot)

It seems as if you can’t turn a corner without hearing about the flu, and more importantly the FLU SHOT and why you must get one!! At the grocery store, the pharmacy, the community center, your doctor’s office and now … Continue reading

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Lady A’s GF/CF/SF Low Salicylate Banana Bread

Lady A’s Gluten Free/Casein Free/Soy Free, Low Salicylate~ Banana Bread 2 cups GF Flour (we like this brand) 1 teaspoon  baking soda 1/8 teaspoon himalayan sea salt 1/2 cup sunflower or safflower oil (low salicylate oils) 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 … Continue reading

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Hyperactivity: Is it “Just” the Sugar? Pittsburgh Parent Magazine October 2015

Honored and thrilled once again to have an article I wrote, published in the October issue of Pittsburgh Parent Magazine. Sugar Sugar Sugar! Is it really the root off all Hyperactivity- evil? Read to find out more! And don’t forget … Continue reading

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T.I.M.E. for Mitochondrial Disease Awareness

Where did the summer go? It is September and time for Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Month. Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week will be celebrated September 20-26, 2015. But here at Babyfoodsteps we think there is enough information and enough awareness that needs … Continue reading

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