Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

(Family Features) Being sick isn’t fun, but missing out on family vacations or parties for the big game because you are sick is even worse. It has been called FluFOMO, the fear of missing out because you are sick. Getting a flu shot, washing your hands frequently and disinfecting hard surfaces are just a few things you can do to … Continue Reading →
5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

Our world can be a scary place these days and we want to protect our family. There are lots of ways to achieve family protection. Many people think about protection in terms of physical acts, such as practicing safe driving, but there are many more aspects of your lifestyle and home that affect your loved ones’ safety. Here are five … Continue Reading →
Germs and Cooties and Coughs, Oh My! Twins Starting Daycare

Germs and Cooties and Coughs, Oh My! Twins Starting Daycare

You may remember that not too long ago we started the twins in daycare. I had no idea how many germs and cooties and coughs came along with that change! When my son was young I never used a daycare, I was always a SAHM (Stay At Home Mom) and he never had very many colds, coughs, viral infections, etc. … Continue Reading →
November Holidays, Causes and Events to Celebrate

November Holidays, Causes and Events to Celebrate

A new month is here, welcome November! I’ve compiled another list of some fun, unique, serious, and interesting holidays for you to consider this November. There is much more than just Thanksgiving in this month! Special Days in November 2 – Deviled Egg Day I’m going to have to make Hubby some of the Bacon Deviled Eggs again 3 – … Continue Reading →
Alternatives to Pills for Pain

Alternatives to Pills for Pain

America is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Sales of prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2012 alone enough opioid prescriptions were written for “every American adult to have their own bottle of pills.” Prescription opioids – medications that reduce pain by interrupting pain signals to the brain … Continue Reading →
8 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Sharp

8 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Sharp

The brain is the body’s most complex organ. It’s also the most important one. Brain health is so important and there are things you can do to “work out” your brain! That’s why keeping it healthy is critical, especially as you age. Every day, scientists are discovering how closely our minds and bodies are connected. As it turns out, the … Continue Reading →
Kidney Stones Are Not Fun! My story and infographic

Kidney Stones Are Not Fun! My story and infographic

You know the old saying, when it rains it pours, well it sure has been pouring in my family lately! The latest crisis is that I have a kidney stone. Ugh! On Thursday I was feeling perfectly fine and then all of the sudden that afternoon things went downhill. If you have never had a kidney stone (I had not) … Continue Reading →