Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

5 Tips For A Healthier You in 2018

5 Tips For A Healthier You It’s a new year and time to think about your health. There are certain things you should be doing to take care of yourself. If you [...]

Fire Hazards in Your Home and in Your Grandchild’s Home

Fire Hazards and Facts About Fires Did you know that according to the National Fire Protection Association–In 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 365,500 home structure fires. These fires caused [...]

Preventing Shingles So You Don’t Have to Suffer

This post is sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases through an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The first time I heard [...]

Overactive Bladder Doesn’t have to Control Your Life

I am being compensated by Astellas Pharma US, Inc. for this post; however, the opinions expressed here are my own. Lots of women are planners. They make lists of things they need [...]

Breast Cancer and the Environment

Breast Cancer and the Environment *This is a sponsored post in partnership with Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program. Every October I write posts about breast cancer because it’s a very [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness and Remembering

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Ironically it was in October that my cousin and BFF, Martha, lost her decades long battle with breast cancer. This column is dedicated to her. Martha [...]

When Your Grandchildren Have Food Allergies

                                            When Your Grandchildren Have Food Allergies This is a guest post [...]

Kentucky is the Bluegrass State but Is the Grass Really Blue?

Kentucky is the Bluegrass State  Kentucky is known as the Bluegrass State but the grass isn’t blue, it’s green. Furthermore, it isn’t even native to Kentucky. So why is it called Bluegrass? [...]

Picking Blueberries and Thinking About Life

Picking Blueberries Sometimes when I’m picking blueberries I turn the radio up and open up the car doors and rock out but sometimes I just enjoy the silence. It’s good thinking time. [...]

The Peanut Pickle – Peanut Allergy Video Book Review

For today’s Tween Talk video and post, Martha wanted to share with you a book that is very special to her. It’s called “The Peanut Pickle” and it’s about a child who [...]

Celebrity Chef Elizabeth Falkner on Atopic Dermatitis

Celebrity Chef Elizabeth Falkner has Atopic Dermatitis (eczema) but she hasn’t let it keep her from following her dreams. She is one of the most recognizable chefs in the culinary world and [...]

Blueberry Season on the Farm

It’s finally blueberry season on our farm in Kentucky! We own a blueberry farm in southern Kentucky and the berries are getting ripe. Pretty soon I’ll be up to my eye balls [...]

Marilu Henner Talks About Bladder Cancer with Medical Oncologist Dr. Galsky

Marilu Henner talks about Bladder Cancer May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month and actress Marilu Henner teamed up with Genetech and the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) to help raise awareness and [...]

Five Things Women Need to Know About Their Health

Five things Women Need to Know About Their Health (And it isn’t a secret) Occasionally I am invited to speak to women’s groups. Most of the time whoever is hosting the event [...]

Sleep Apnea Symptoms and Treatment

Sleep Apnea Symptoms My husband and I have been married for 37 years this August. For most of those 37 years he has snored. Oddly enough his snoring didn’t bother me. I [...]

Heart Problem Symptoms For Women

Heart problem symptoms for women are different than they are for men-but just as dangerous. Did you know that 1 of every 3 women die of a heart attack? According to The American [...]

Grandma’s Home Remedies

My grandmother had all sorts of home remedies. When she had a sore throat she gargled with warm salt water. If it got worse she added a little bleach to the warm [...]

Aging Isn’t Easy

This is a guest post shared by my friends at, they are part of the Grandparent Network that NanaHood proudly belongs to! Socks with Crocs Hey, let’s be frank- it isn’t [...]

Improve Digestive Health

Disclaimer: Since writing this post I have become a representative for Juice Plus. All thoughts and opinions are strictly my own! Today I want to tell you about a way to improve [...]

Yoga: You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

For years my chiropractor and my son have been telling me that Yoga would be good for me. My chiropractor actually gave me a video that stayed in a drawer until I [...]