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The Gift Idea I Almost Forgot

The Gift Idea I Almost Forgot

It’s time for a confession. A few years ago Scott and I decided to put ourselves first. We started tracking our food intake, exercising regularly and really focusing on us. We lost the equivalent of what our kids weighed at the time a ...
Device Usage That Doctors Would Approve

Device Usage That Doctors Would Approve

A couple weeks ago Madison had her annual appointment with the allergist. We are grateful she doesn’t have any major concerns, but this routine trip is required to renew her EpiPen prescription. The appointment started with the usual ...
Where Did THOSE Hands Come From?!

Where Did THOSE Hands Come From?!

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I looked at my hands the other day and saw something for the first time. No, it wasn’t some kind of marking or alarming growth. What ...
Worries of a Kindergarten Mom

Worries of a Kindergarten Mom

Life is so different when kids first head off to school. I’m not referring to the beginning of every school year but rather the beginning of school in general. You know, kindergarten. As a mom, you wonder if you taught them what they need t ...
Every Baby Boomer Should Know This

Every Baby Boomer Should Know This

Last week was my annual eye exam. As with every medical appointment I attend, I show up prepared to ask questions and listen to input about my health. “Have you had your cholesterol tested?” my eye doctor asked. My response was ...
Appreciate Your Clean Water Supply

Appreciate Your Clean Water Supply

Last fall we were able to participate in an experiment to learn about clean water. It wasn’t part of a science project nor some homeschool assignment, but it certainly had all the qualifications to be part of an educational program. A ...
Five Tips for Helping Kids Succeed

Five Tips for Helping Kids Succeed

Why is it that kids don’t want to do things that are good for them? Think about it… Exercising, eating their vegetables, showering, washing their face and hands and brushing their teeth are among the things that just about every ...
You Can Drink That Now

You Can Drink That Now

About a month ago, I watched Wild, the movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Based on the autobiography by Cheryl Strayed, it chronicles her hike of more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. I’m currently in the middle of reading “ ...
Is Your Mouth Killing Your Chances?

Is Your Mouth Killing Your Chances?

Parenting is tough. Teaching kids about why they have to have shots at the doctor, or why they can’t play in the street. Explaining why candy is not a proper breakfast and the importance of saying please and thank you. It’s an e ...
Make Oral Hygiene a Game for Your Child

Make Oral Hygiene a Game for Your Child

Have you ever noticed that even the coolest things lose their luster? The excitement surrounding the newness of it begins to fade. A favorite teddy bear is vanquished and a new one takes its place. The can’t-forget-to-restock grocery ...