By a mom who happens to be a doc with an entrepreneurial spirit

Month: October 2017

Looking for answers on how to get more deep sleep naturally?
Girl in the garden, Santa Monica, California By Michelle Ramirez

Looking for answers on how to get more deep sleep naturally?

Last week we spoke about why sleep is so important and all the health issues that may come about from chronic sleep deprivation (read about it here). Now, You may be longingly looking out the window trying to find some sleep. Don’t worry! Help is […]

When you are lying in bed and
Model of Incan house ceiling, Sacred Valley, Cusco, Peru Michelle Ramírez

When you are lying in bed and

you look at your clock for the fifth time. It is now 3am, but you are still awake. You have been tossing and turning all night. Sound familiar? It probably is at least vaguely familiar. We’ve all had an insomniac night here or there. Lying […]

Trust wisely, not blindly
Bicycle in colored pencils by Camille I Claux, 2016 Camille Claux

Trust wisely, not blindly

I remember teaching our daughter to ride a bike a couple of years ago. She said “Mama, I’m scared.” I told her, “It’s ok, let go and trust us.” It took a little coaxing, but ultimately she took off without training wheels. Trust, lies, deception. […]

All the leaves are brown
Muir Woods, Mill Valley, California

All the leaves are brown

Ahhh, yes. It’s that time of the year again, when the leaves start turning a beautiful brown, orange and yellow in the northern hemisphere. There is no denying fall is coming. As someone who grew up in the tropics, I can’t say I am a […]

Out of darkness comes light
Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Out of darkness comes light

As most of you are aware, my beautiful island of Puerto Rico was decimated by the path of Hurricane Maria on 9/20/2017. The infrastructure and people are hurting and will be hurting for many months to come. If you are interested in helping, please consider […]