Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

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

Disclosure: The following is a paid advertisement; all content provided by 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 [...]

7 Tips For Surving the Holidays When The Kids (or Grandkids) Are Sick

When my children were small I could always count on one thing; if they were going to be sick it would be on the weekend or a holiday. I called it Murphy’s [...]

A Gift Idea For The Women In Your Life

I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign for L’Oreal Age Perfect. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am [...]


The husband broke his finger and had surgery recently, not once, but twice.  During the first surgery they put a pin and a screw in his ring finger, bandaged him up and [...]

National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month. I’m pleased to partner with Midlife Boulevard to bring you this important public service information about National Family Caregivers Month. This article is dedicated in memory of Richey [...]

Grandchildren and Food Allergies

It’s almost time for Thanksgiving and many of us will celebrate with our children and grandchildren. When family members have food allergies we need to be extra careful about  the ingredients we [...]

When Losing a Breast is a Good Thing

This is a guest post by Tammy Bleck (See Tammy’s bio below) Three weeks ago, when the threat of breast cancer entered my life, I decided to hang up my blogging hat [...]