How To Know When Your Child is Water Safe

There are many parents that want their children to quickly learn how to swim and become water safe, a status where children are competent and comfortable enough in the water that they are able to handle most situations and not be minimally at risk. Parents often sign their kids up for swim lessonsand ask, ‘how […]

Caring for Our Parents – 5 Star Responder

This post brought to you by Zeitghost Blog Network. All opinions are 100% mine. Being a member of the sandwich generation has brought about a true, fearful connection with the phrase, “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up.”  Prior to midlife, this senior targeted advertisement seemed very unrealistic, perhaps even comical in its presentation. My […]

Walgreens and Express Script, A Case of He Said She Said?

This post brought to you by Walgreens. All opinions are 100% mine. The Walgreens and Express Script contract negotiations were among the top New Year headlines. Over the last year Walgreens has been in negotiations with Express Scripts in an effort to continue as part of its pharmacy provider network. The contract expired on Dec. 31, […]

The Benefits of Cooking With Kids

Cookbooks for children are a wonderful way to initiate a healthy lifestyle. Involving your kids in cooking can open the door to related topics like nutrition, meal planning, and perhaps even gardening. Having been blessed with two sons did not stop me from encouraging them to cook. In fact, cooking, cleaning, and outdoor chores were part of our regular […]

Grab and Go Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Getting kids ready and out the door for school can be a challenge, especially when it comes to ensuring that they eat a healthy breakfast. These simple suggestions can help your kids begin their day with a filling, nutritious breakfast without taking a lot of preparation time! On-the-Go Eggs Eggs are delicious and full of […]

Fighting Childhood Obesity at Home

Childhood obesity is an ever increasing problem in western countries, and one that will have terrifying repercussions for generations to come. A child that is obese is likely to become an obese adult, and develop all of the health problems associated with obesity. Governments are encouraging schools to do their bit to fight childhood obesity, […]

Family Matters – Disability Caregivers

This post brought to you by NMEDA. All opinions are 100% mine. Whether it is a parent or child, caring for a person with a disability can be overwhelming. Great patience, caring, and insight are required to achieve a safe and happy standard of living.  The good news is searching for a wheelchair van, car, […]

Walgreens Way to Well Fund? Supports Local Families

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walgreens. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know Walgreens is bringing preventive wellness services to local communities? How many times do you hear the news media grumble about big businesses getting all the breaks? This is a prime example of big business reaching […]

Child Safety: Rodent Control

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Victor Pest. All opinions are 100% mine. Of course, based on personal experiences. It’s no wonder Victor is recognized as a world leader in the rodent control category. They have been controlling rodents since 1890. Victor® revolutionized the rodent control market 100 years ago […]

Store Brand Formula – Nutritional and Economical

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PBM Products. All opinions are 100% mine. Pediatricians and nutrition specialists inform new parents that breast milk is the optimum choice for infant feeding. A combination of breast milk and formula is another favorable option. Not that formula feeding is unhealthy but rather missing […]