Articles About Medical issues

What to Expect When Your Child Gets Wisdom Teeth Removed

What to Expect When Your Child Gets Wisdom Teeth Removed

Being the parent of teenagers is an emotionally exhausting job. From the time we teach them what to expect in junior high to the advice for teens when they get their license, we endure the ups and downs of their hormone-driven emotions. You ...
A Back to School Task You Probably Forgot

A Back to School Task You Probably Forgot

  Thank you JCPenney Optical for sponsoring this post. Visit your local JCPenney Optical to find your perfect frames! It’s that time of year again. The time where moms and dads toast to the return of a ‘normal’ schedu ...
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 ...
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 ...
7 Tips for a Better You

7 Tips for a Better You

If there is one thing I’m am really good at, it is avoiding seeing people who knew me when I was young. Elementary school was awesome because I was one of the “cool” kids. Unfortunately, a transfer to a private school in s ...
Eating Healthier and Accepting Solutions

Eating Healthier and Accepting Solutions

Last month I stepped out of my comfort zone to talk about matters a little more personal than the usual games, electronics and food. As I spoke about the commonality of incontinence, I struggled because not only is it not like me to be open ...
Incontinence is No Joke

Incontinence is No Joke

The kids are into jokes these days. Not practical jokes, they leave that to their dad. We’re talking riddles, knock-knock and logic jokes. They’ve been sharing ones they read in books or heard at school while Scott and I have be ...