Category: health

Know your mammogram guidelines

Know your mammogram guidelines

Everyone I know in this life has been touched by cancer. So many lives touched, so many lives changed forever. Some people come out battered and bruised but they make it through. Others don’t and it’s devastating. No one wants…

Incorporating homeopathic meds into your life

Incorporating homeopathic meds into your life

I’m always searching for natural solutions for my family. Homeopathic medicine has worked for us. I’ve always been the crunchy granola type. I just like the idea of things being natural and I’ve been this way since I was about…

What I learned on my Whole30 journey

What I learned on my Whole30 journey

Thirty days without sugar, grains, legumes and dairy sounds crazy but Whole30 has transformed my life and the way I view food. Let’s jump this off by saying the Whole30 program is a complete mental trip. They say that changing…

When you decide to do Whole30 but you have six kids

When you decide to do Whole30 but you have six kids

I finally decided to embark on the Whole30 adventure, but one question remains: how am I going to stick to this diet and prepare meals for my six kids? Have you heard of Whole30? Welp, if you haven’t then you’ve…

Neutrogena Selfie Teen Party: Taking care of their skin

Neutrogena Selfie Teen Party: Taking care of their skin

Neutrogena Rapid Clear line. Ever since my sons have started to navigate their teen years, I’ve been concerned about their skin.  I remember what puberty was like and how I felt like a leper every time my skin broke out….

Keep those pearly whites smiling

Keep those pearly whites smiling

One of the funniest things anyone has ever said to me about the relationship I have with my husband Michael was said by his little sister, Angie.  She would observe us together, shake her head and laugh. One day she…

Do you grind your teeth at night? I do!

Do you grind your teeth at night? I do!

I have a problem. I grind my teeth. I’ve known this for quite some time now. When my dentist mentioned it to me, it was like a light switch turned on. Suddenly, all of the headaches and soreness made sense….

The vacation that almost didn’t happen

The vacation that almost didn’t happen

While I posted a smidge about the general awesomeness of the crafting cruise I spent eight days on, I have to tell you that it almost didn’t happen. Sigh. It’s always something. I wish I could tell you how we…

Through a child’s eyes

Through a child’s eyes

This is the time of year when some of the chil’rens struggle with asthma. I don’t know what it is but the cold weather mixed with all of the other winter ailments like bronchitis and the flu just aggravate the…

My October in pictures

My October in pictures

We’re studying The Middle Ages in Story of the World so we made mosaics out of beans. Wooo. Diego was The King of Pop for Halloween.  He won Best Costume! There are IT’S-IT mint and chip ice cream cookie sandwiches…