Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

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 [...]

How hearing aids can save your pet’s life

The hearing aid provider, hear.com, recently received a heartwarming letter from a woman who purchased hearing aids for the first time and experienced more than just better hearing. After three weeks of wearing her [...]

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 [...]

Overcoming the Sticker Shock of Hearing Aids

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by hear.com #sponsored Focusing on the price makes it easy to miss the value of a product. This might explain why only 20% of the 48 million [...]

Hate Squishing the Girls? 5 Possible Mammogram Alternatives

This is a guest post written on a topic that I handpicked. Besides the fact that one of my dearest friends died from breast cancer last October, two other friends have daughters [...]

Ronald Reagan: Husband, Father, Hearing Aid User

Most of us are familiar with many of the achievements of our 40th President, Ronald Reagan. However, there is one notable achievement seldom mentioned in discussions about Reagan’s legacy: He was the [...]

The Better To See You With, My Dear

Until I was in my 30s I had great vision and no need for glasses. I’m an avid reader and also an Internet addict who loves all forms of social media. By [...]

A Love Story You Don’t Want To Miss

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I want to share a love story with you that you won’t soon forget. It’s the true story of Samantha and Kyle; how they met, [...]

Making Sure Your Grandchildren Are Safe In Your Home

One of the most important things you can do for your grandchildren is to make sure they are safe when visiting you in your home. Or, if you are one of the [...]

Don’t miss a single word from your grandchildren (sponsored by Hear.com)

Disclosure: The following is a paid advertisement; all content provided by Hear.com. Whether it’s the first words from our precious grandbabies, the joy of birds singing, the tinkling of a mountain stream, [...]

Random Acts of Kindness for Caregivers

“This is a sponsored post on behalf of Element Associates and Midlife Boulevard.” November is National Family Caregivers month, and the Random Acts of Kindness initiative aims to recognize and support the [...]

When Saying “Goodbye” Breaks Your Heart

I have always loved the ocean and every time I visited the beach, if it was possible. My cousin, Martha, came and stayed with us. We walked for miles along the shore [...]

Help For Infertility

This post is brought to you by The Stork OTC and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. We were blessed with 5 children and the only thing I have loved more [...]

Mother and Daughter Walking Side By Side

Did you know that the phrase, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” is sometimes attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte? According to Wikipedia (which is always right, right?) He said “Un bon croquis vaut [...]

Meet Nana Kathy Bray

Please meet Nana Kathy Bray and read about her life, her battle with breast cancer and her grandchildren. I met Kathy on NanaHood’s Facebook page and asked her if I could share [...]

Easy and Delicious Marinade

My Aunt Kate is cool. She’s fun to hang out with for many reasons. She got all the Martha Stewart genes that I didn’t. She and I took a road trip to [...]

Finding Happy When You Are Feeling Sad

No one likes to feel sad. Sadness is like a gray cloud hovering over our head. Sometimes we can do like the Taylor Swift song says and Shake It Off. Other times [...]

Best Blueberry Muffins Ever

Does anyone else think the weeks are flying by at record pace? Time flies when you are having fun and when you are baking muffins! This week I’m sharing my favorite blueberry [...]