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Actionize is a Client Engagement System that helps marketing consultants work more productively. It’s a SaaS-based environment that includes a community of marketing consulting experts and peer-to-peer support. Actionize includes tools for project, document, contact & client management and more. Try it for free: www.Actionize.com
  • 25 May 2009
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Struggling to get pregnant can be an incredibly stressful and frustrating problem for a couple. Fortunately today, there are many options to helping mother nature along. Dr. Rachel Ashby is a physician in the Center for Reproductive Medicine at Boston's Brigham & Women's Hospital. She discusses when a couple should consider getting fertility treatments and the different options available. You'll learn how to decide which option is best for you.
  • 14 Apr 2009
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You've just given birth to a beautiful baby! But what happens before baby can be taken home? Our expert guest is neonatologist Dr. Richard Parad, in the Department of Newborn Medicine of Boston's Brigham & Women's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He tells us what new parents should know about newborn screenings. What tests are routine, are there risks involved, and how you can learn more about what tests your hospital does before baby arrives. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 27 Feb 2009
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Whether this is your first baby or third, one thing you know for sure: labor is painful. Dr. William Camann is the Director of Obstetric Anesthesia at Boston's Brigham & Women's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Harvard Medical School. He is also the author of the book “Easy Labor”. Dr. Camann tells us how to have an easier labor. Whether you choose traditional or alternative methods to control pain, being prepared and knowing your options ahead of time is the first step. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for mopre productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 9 Feb 2009
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As parents it's natural to want to ease your child's discomfort when they aren't well. But when it comes to a cold it seems there aren't many options for younger children. Practicing primary care physician Dr. Heather Diskin is a recent graduate of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children pediatric training program. She gives us the truth about over the counter cough and cold medications. She'll explain the safety concerns, why they were taken off the shelves last year, what age they are effective and alternative methods to relieving your tots sniffles. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 11 Dec 2008
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As parents it's natural to want to ease your child's discomfort when they aren't well. But when it comes to a cold it seems there aren't many options for younger children. Practicing primary care physician Dr. Heather Diskin is a recent graduate of the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Pediatric Training program. She gives us the truth about over the counter cough and cold medications. She'll explain the safety concerns, why they were taken off the shelves last year, what age they are effective and alternative methods to relieving your tots sniffles. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 4 Dec 2008
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Possibly the most talked about parenting concern today, Internet danger is not virtual, it’s real. Parents worry about kids having access to pornography or interaction with predators – including other kids. Dr. Gene Beresin is the Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and McLean Hospital. He is also the co-director for the MGH Center for Mental Health & Media and he is a professor of psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Beresin discusses what to be prepared for and what to do to keep your child safe. Learn what to look for, what to do, and what to avoid when managing your child’s web time. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch, anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 9 Nov 2008
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Dr. Mark Proctor from the Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospitals is an expert in concussion management. He tells us what a concussion is, how it effects your child and how to tell the difference between a bump on the head and a concussion, such as what symptoms to look for if you’re concerned. Dr. Proctor also explains how concussions are diagnosed, treatment options and how to prevent your child from getting a concussion. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 22 Oct 2008
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Parent-teacher conferences can be very stressful for both sides. Whether your child is an exceptional student or one of special needs, finding agreement with your child’s teacher about your child’s capabilities and needs is often difficult. Nationally recognized and awarded principal, Robin Welch, will share some inside tips on how to take advantage of the parent-teacher conference to really learn and positively influence your child’s educational experience. Robin will discuss how parents can be helpful and not overbearing to often intimidated and overworked teachers. He’ll help you be more prepared and get more out of these meetings and the information will benefit you any time you have the opportunity to interact with your child’s teacher. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 5 Oct 2008
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Helping your child with his/her homework is an important way to connect to and support your child. Yet, many parents don't know the best way to do this. Some are frightened that they don't know all the answers. Others wind up doing the homework for the child. Nationally recognized and awarded principal, Robin Welch, will discuss how parents can most help their child with homework and set up a practical homework station, making it fun and productive for all. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com.
  • 28 Aug 2008
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Many kids believe money just comes out free from the ATM. So how do you teach them the value of money and how to properly manage it as they grow up? The topic of money is sometimes as hard to discuss as sex and religion so parents often skip it as their parents did to them. But like sex, talking appropriately to children about money and personal finance can help make them safe and more successful in a competitive and expensive world. Jameel Webb-Davis, Founder of Start Money Smart, educates and trains adults and children about personal finance. She’ll discuss why and how to teach kids about money. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 11 Aug 2008
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Without regular prompts or reminders, Dr. Maureen O'Brien will teach us how develop our children into polite individuals. She'll talk about how to get your children to be overall more gracious and respecetful when they are in a restaurant, receiving a gift or meeting new people. Recognized for her sense of humor and down-to-earth guidance, Dr. O'Brien is a nationally respected parenting expert with her "Watch Me Grow" books, parent magazine consulting and speaking engagements. More importantly, she is the mother of 14 year old twins! Mom Matters in 10 easy to watch, anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 1 Nov 2009
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Cranky kids are no fun, so how do parents get kids to adjust smoothly when there is daylight savings time or perhaps a vacation in a different time zone? Besides being cranky, sleep deprivation can cause learning and health issues. Kids with ADD may have exacerbated symptoms when they don't sleep properly. Dr. Kenneth Sassower from Massachusetts General Hospital's Sleep Disorder Unit discusses how to help your child better adjust to a changing sleep schedule. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 14 Jul 2008
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Finding the right doctor for your child is quite the responsibility. You want to find someone capable that you connect with personally, and that you implicitly trust. It's a lot easier said than done. Dr. Peter Greenspan, a pediatrician at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Associate Medical Director of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization will discuss the things parents should consider when looking for a compatible pediatrician. He gives specific areas to question and even some subjective things to note when researching or meeting a candidate. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. Visit us at www. mom-matters.com.
  • 27 Jun 2008
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Few things are as stressful for a parent as watching your child receive a shot. It’s even worse when you have doubts as to whether the child needs it or that the shot could cause permanent damage in any way. What shots do kids need and at what age? Is there any link to autism or other potential “side effects”? Massachusetts General Hospital for Children pediatrician and staff physician at the MGH Immunization Center, Dr. Sandra Nelson, talks about the latest research in vaccinations and what parents should know about the benefits and associated risks. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. For more information about this and other Mom Matters episodes, visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 4 Jun 2008
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Forget the birds and bees, today’s kids are much more informed and connected than ever before. They get information from friends, from the Internet, and from everyday media such as movies, advertisements, and TV. Not only are more kids aware of sex at a younger age, more are having it. But this doesn’t mean they understand the physical issues involved nor can handle it emotionally. So when and how do parents today talk to and properly manage their kids and sex? Dr. Kristen Eckler, a respected obstetrician and gynecologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses this often awkward topic with us so parents can be more prepared and more effective in talking to their kids. Mom Matters is 10 easy to watch anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. For more information, visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 22 Jan 2010
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Most of us assume violent video games can negatively affect children and their behavior. After a multi-year, multi-million dollar study, Dr. Cheryl K. Olson, Sc.D., Co-Director for The Center for Mental Health and Media at Massachusetts General Hospital department of Psychiatry, will summarize the research and findings. Despite Columbine, Virginia Tech and other seemingly related tragedies, you'll be surprised to learn about some of the benefits that these games can actually provide to children. Mom Matters is 10 easy-to-watch, anytime minutes of practical advice for more productive parenting. For more information about this and other Mom Matters episodes, visit us at www.mom-matters.com
  • 30 Apr 2008
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