Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

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 Grandparentslink.com, 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 [...]

When a Child Loses Consciousness from Holding Their Breath

There are several reasons your child or grandchild might lose consciousness and hopefully this will never happen to them, but I want to share a story about breath holding, which can and [...]

Nana-lutions for the New Year

You have heard of  New Year’s resolutions, but have you heard of “nana-lutions”? Over the years I have made, kept and then forgotten countless New Year’s Resolutions and you probably have too. [...]

Want Clean Air In Your Home? Get a Venta Airwasher

This is a sponsored post. I was given a Venta Airwasher to review in exchange for my honest opinion. What follows is entirely my own thoughts. When my brother and I were [...]

A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving?

Earlier this year, my middle son was diagnosed with multiple food allergies, including wheat, and we are trying to figure out how to make sure he can still enjoy our holiday food [...]

Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy Hearing Aids Online

This post sponsored by Hear.com. It is true that the Internet is the go-to place for the best deals on almost anything you can think of. However, there are some things you [...]

FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project for Halloween

Have you heard about the Teal Pumpkin Project? The “FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project helps make sure all children will come home on Halloween night with something they can enjoy. It just takes [...]

This Hair is for You: Breast Cancer Awareness

Every October I spend a large amount of time thinking and writing about cancer awareness. Of course it’s officially Breast Cancer Awareness month but there are so many different types of cancer [...]

Kid’s Food Allergies-What You Should Know

Did you know that 1 in 13 children in the United States have food allergies? Guest Post by Char Huskins I am a “Food Allergy Mom”, with two of my three children having [...]