It’s no secret that motherhood is full of demands. However, I have finally come to the realization that when I don’t fill my own cup, it’s impossible for me to fill the cups of my children or husband. Mothers naturally have a servant’s heart. The needs of everyone else come before our own. I am […]
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Gladys Velarde, MD, medical director of the UF Health Women’s Cardiovascular Program, invites you to join UF Health medical experts for the Prime of Your Life educational event, “When Life Hands You Lemons,” on Monday, January 7, to learn about mental health. Phyliss Taylor, MD, medical director of outpatient services for UF Health Psychiatry – Jacksonville, will discuss advice and tools for navigating life’s challenges personally and as caregivers.
A light meal will be provided.
Seating for the event is limited.
RSVP at UFHealthJax.org/POYL or by calling 244.2060.
Helping our children develop independence as the school year starts sounds beautiful. I can see the flawless Instagram-worthy image in my head. All the children packing their own lunches, double-checking homework, perfectly combing their own hair, matching their outfits and neatly filing into the car. Here is the problem. That image is a lie. It’s […]
Alyssa is 16-year-old with a bright future. She’s a sophomore in high school and is taking several advanced placement classes in addition to a couple of honors courses. She’s also on the dance team and a member of several clubs. She intends go away for college and is planning to tour several over the next […]
I had tears in my eyes before I had even opened them for the day. I laid in bed for 20 minutes thinking of possible reasons I could call out of work. Sick kids… nope, that was last week. Flat tire… nah, too obvious. Phone in a bomb threat? Too dramatic. Finally, I gathered the will […]
Thanks to the real OB/GYNS of UF Health Specialists – North for encouraging new mamas to take care of themselves and for these tips on surviving with the first days of motherhood. After having a baby, the last person a new mom makes time for is herself. However, in the weeks following the birth, it […]
Lately, it seems way too often I wake up and see on the news that something horrifically tragic has happened in this world. Has it always been this way? Is this the new norm? Are people right about it just being publicized more due to social media? Or could it be that the human race […]