How Re-Inventing Yourself Will Make You Happy

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What I’ve Learned Living Without a Credit Card for Six Years

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Proper Dosing of Acetaminophen

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How to Help Seniors Overcome Holiday Blues

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If You’re a Mom Who Feels Like She Screws Up Read This

I wish I knew when I was young that adults aren’t perfect.  I wish I had known that they often muddle their way through as best they can and try to figure it out.  I wish I could better explain this to my kids right now. If you know me personally or follow my blog, […]

Mobile Help Smart Watch is a Medical Alert System That’s Stylish

My family is rather complicated and unique.  My son has Intellectual Disabilities, my husband has Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis and is in a wheelchair full-time and my mom lives with us.  For all three of them there’s always the potential that an emergency will arise while they’re out in the community.  As their caregiver I […]

5 Kitchen Essentials for Busy Moms

[ftc_disclosure type=”disclosure”] I never thought I’d see the day where I was asking my hubby for kitchen appliances rather than jewelry or shoes but……well, life changes doesn’t it?  I’m trying to get my family to eat healthy (especially my husband who has Primary Progressive MS) but I barely have time to grocery shop let alone […]

A Birthday Message to my 50-Some-Odd Year-Old Self

How the hell did I get to be 50-some-odd years old?! I remember not too long ago where I thought 50 was OLD. And now here I am and….. I don’t feel like how I thought 50-some-odd was supposed to feel. We’re so hard on ourselves when it comes to aging and, for that matter, […]

How to make your windows safer for your toddler

Disclaimer  – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. I’m often asked by people in my social media community what are the most overlooked baby safety issues in a […]

Media addicted Tweens and Teens? Why You Should Follow Your Kids

In a digital world of “swipe,” “like,” and “follow,” it is common for teens and tweens to experiment with multiple apps. Today, it is nearly impossible to find a teen without a smartphone. We see teens on their phones and hear the constant “ding” notification sound, but what exactly are our children doing inside of […]

Halloween Safety Tips

Scary costumes?  Check Bags of candy?  Check Halloween decorations?  Check The countdown to Halloween is well underway but here are a few considerations for your checklist before you send your little ghosts and goblins out for the evening: How safe is the costume? Many boys love dressing up as the Grim Reaper or some ghoul […]

Smart devices that assist seniors and people with disabilities

As a spokesperson for COX Homelife I have the chance to check out so many smart devices that provide accessibility and for seniors to remain in their home. For more information, visit