Christmas Cheeseball Recipe

With just a few days till Christmas, I’m sharing with you my Christmas Tree Cheese Ball. This Christmas Tree Cheeseball just might be the most festive and delicious holiday appetizer recipe!

I wish I could take credit for this scrumptious recipe but one of my colleagues at work, Tina Kiani, was kind enough to share her recipe with me.

I served this cheeseball at my Christmas/birthday party and it was a huge hit.

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7 Ways To Avoid Postpartum Blues

There’s nothing more exciting than expecting a baby. You prepare the nursery, you get showered with love from all your friends and family, and you’re watching this baby grow inside you!

Then you have the baby and your entire world as you knew it turns upside down. Your body is a wreck, you’re hurting everywhere, the level of exhaustion is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before, and your stressing over breastfeeding.

These kind of overnight changes can make anybody go mad, which is why so many women suffer from postpartum blues. I was definitely one of them with my first pregnancy.

However with close observation of women who delivered after me and with the birth of my second daughter I found qualities that help combat this emotional period of time. Read More




The Power of Being a Girl’s Girl

I consider myself a girls’ girl! As a woman, one of the things I treasure most are my female friendships. These are the women who uplift me and support me despite all the craziness they’ve seen from me over the years. I have gathered girlfriends from all stages of my life including preschool, high school, college, medical school, residency,work,and my mommy friends.

So what are the qualities that help women form long lasting friendships? Here are some observations I’ve attained over the years that distinguish us girls’ girls from the others!

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