Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

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 [...]

The Phone Call You Don’t Want: Premature Babies

This guest post was written by Rena McDaniel who blogs about being a Alzheimers caregiver for her mother and is a new grandmother of twins. Rena is a 24/7 Alzheimer Caregiver, RA patient, [...]

You Will Eat It and You Will Like It

When my husband was a little boy his parents took him to the Smoky Mountains for a family vacation. While they were there his dad went into a little country store and [...]

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Probably Shouldn’t Make and 1 You Should

It’s that time of the year again when we must say goodbye to the old year and ready ourselves for the new. Come New Year’s Eve most of us make resolutions that [...]