Day: November 2, 2012

Health Activist Parents: Do you know about Pica?

When raising awareness for health conditions, as a Health Activist parent, it’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with what other parents in the advocacy word are doing. In this post, you’ll learn about a common eating disorder among children with special needs and see how parents can confront this issue to help their children. The condition Pica is akin to other manifestations of anxiety disorders but can be addressed with the right care and therapy.


Read all about Pica here in an a guest post by Ryan Rivera: “Pica: A Common Eating Disorder in Those with Special Needs”


Thanks to Marla of Special and Determined for bringing this issue to the attention of the community!


Featuring Health Blogs Day 2

In honor of National Health Blog Post Month – we’re featuring health blogs and the bloggers who write them!

[Click the pictures to visit the blogs]




“I blog from the perspective of being a two time cancer survivor.  Initially my blog was dedicated to my recovery. While breast cancer still affects my everyday life, I now blog about many day to day things about life.”

Civilized Caveman Cooking Creations


“I blog about my health and provide healthy simple recipes because this lifestyle saved my life.  I lost over 100lbs and cured all my allergies and gut health issues I was having.  I try and provide easy approachable recipes for anyone to mimic so they can enjoy cooking and enjoy their health.”


La Osita’s Weblog


“I blog to relate to other T1Ds, to be related to, and to share for those who are trying to understand.”



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