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A Day in the Life of Mom

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A day in the life of mom is filled with many competing priorities, including managing your overall health. However, with so many wellness trends (We see you, celery juice!) and an endless to-do list, taking care of yourself can sometimes feel overwhelming. Not to mention all the effort that goes into taking care of a Read More »

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#WeSeeYouMom: Cara’s Story

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For Cara Kobzeff, a Los Angeles travel agent, becoming a mom wasn’t something she saw in her future, until she became the last hope for her niece Ana and nephew Eli. In a situation where Ana and Eli’s parents were no longer able to care for them, Cara found herself transitioning from the fun aunt Read More »

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We See You Mom: Yesenia’s Story

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“It’s not easy to take care of myself while also taking care of others, but if I don’t, who will?” Born with two heart conditions and a family history of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, Yesenia is acutely aware of what could happen if self-care isn’t a priority.  “As a mom of two Read More »

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#WeSeeYouMom: Jodi’s Story

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“This is how I used to see, mommy.” As five-year-old Carly handed her mom a pair of old goggles, foggy and worn out, Jodi Burgess’ heart sank. “How could I not have known?” she thought to herself. Jodi had no idea that her daughter was having extraordinary vision issues. In preparation for Kindergarten, Jodi had Read More »

#WeSeeYouMom: Mary Alice’s Story

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If you were to click on Mary Alice Stephenson’s LinkedIn profile you’d learn that she is at the helm of GLAM4GOOD, an award-winning empowerment platform and non-profit organization. A career that takes her into women’s shelters, hospitals, schools and sometimes even people’s homes. Alongside community partners like VSP, GLAM4GOOD provides life-changing makeovers, clothing giveaways and confidence-boosting Read More »

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#WeSeeYouMom: Ali’s Story

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“My world stopped in that moment. We were walking the dogs, talking with excitement about putting together the nursery for our baby and suddenly he fell, unconscious, onto the pavement.” At 9 weeks pregnant Ali faced a new challenge – taking care of not only herself and her baby, but also her fiancé, Brandon, who Read More »

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#WeSeeYouMom: Alicia’s Story

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“As women, we put so much pressure on ourselves to make it seem like everything’s ok all the time.” After five miscarriages, the feeling of isolation for Alicia Garcia-Green was palpable. “My husband and I stopped talking about it, stopped trying. We couldn’t face another heartbreak. Then shortly after my 11th wedding anniversary I discovered Read More »

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#WeSeeYouMom: Lynda’s Story

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“The hardest thing about being a mom is knowing your kids are going to hurt. And when they hurt, there are going to be times when there is nothing you can do about it.” For Lynda Bettencourt, wife, teacher, and mother of two, the decision to treat her oldest son, who at the age of Read More »

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#WeSeeYouMom: Mother’s Day

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Moms are often the chief medical officers of their households and the first line of defense when it comes to their family’s health. They are on call 24 hours, through every stage of life, and most of it goes unacknowledged because they make it look so easy. To mothers of all kinds, thank you for doing Read More »

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