Category Archives: Parenting

When the Clock Strikes | New Story Posted over at #Snaps1000Words

Last month I told you about my joining the team over at, a website dedicated to creating 1000-word short stories based on pictures the contributors see or take. Well, a while ago I visited an elderly man. His house was filled with beautiful trinkets, antiques and conversation starting knickknacks. One piece that caught my

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Malnutrition: Leading Cause of Death in Children Under 5

In 2012, over six million children under the age of five died (WHO, 2013); more than 45% of those children died of causes linked to malnutrition. Malnourished children are more susceptible to severe diseases.  If you do the math, close to 3.5 million children die annually as a result of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)—more than

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