I really need to thank whoever coined the term “adulting”. I use it on a consistent basis. As in, “Do I really have to do this ‘adulting’ thing today?” or “How do you manage ‘adulting’ so easily when you have two kids?” But more often than not, I find myself saying, “Adulting is hard!”
It is said that the walls of the NICU have heard more prayers than the walls of any church. After my own NICU journey with my daughter, I believe it. Born at 32 weeks and at just three pounds, my daughter spent seven stressful weeks in the NICU before heading home.
The primary goal of dermatologists is skin cancer prevention and early detection. Even without a personal or family history of skin cancer, it is advised to have your skin checked every 1-2 years.
Skin cancer is a collective term for a variety of types of cancer that affect the skin, lips, eyelids, and nails. The majority of cases of skin cancer are the result of ultraviolet (UV) exposure. All types of skin cancers have very high cure rates and excellent outcomes when detected early.
Growing up with an “older mom” in the 80s had a certain stigma to it. It wasn’t as common as it is today. My sisters are 17 & 19 years older than me so my mom actually started having kids in her 20s, but I was that serendipitous surprise when she was 43.