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Health & Wellness

How Healthy is Your Home? Signs of Mold & Lead

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As moms, it can feel as if we deal with endless cycles of coughs and runny noses.  But what if the cause of all these colds is not our child’s friend at school or the germ-laden grocery cart they touched?  Perhaps what’s making them sick is their very own home.  Two major culprits are mold and lead. Where Does Mold […]

Look Good Feel Good Twitter Party Sponsored by Nature Unleashed

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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. Looking good comes from being healthy inside and out.  And that requires getting chemicals and toxins out of our homes and off […]

What Parents Need to Know about Enterovirus D68

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On Wednesday, the CDC confirmed the first case of Enterovirus D68 here in Connecticut. As the school year begins, many children are coming down with colds. So, how do you know if your child has a run-of-the-mill cold or something more serious? Here’s what parents need to know about Enterovirus D68 as per the Centers […]

Flu Shots for the Elderly

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  An estimated 36,000 people die from the flu or complications of the flu each year, most of these deaths occurring in senior citizens. Because seniors’ immune systems begin to weaken at the age of 65, they are at a much higher risk for contracting the sickness. The CDC estimates that 200,000 people a year […]

Minute Clinic Makes Camp Physicals Easy

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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. Last night was my daughter’s end-of-year school event.  I’m still shaking my head trying to figure out where the year went let […]

Nutrition Tips for baby boomers

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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. Are you one of those people that will reach for a pint of ice cream when you’re depressed?  Are comfort foods like […]

I’m a LISTERINE 21-Day Challenge Success! Old habits are not hard to break!

Disclosure: “I received a Target gift card to purchase LISTERINE® Brand products from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® 21-Day Challenge. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.” As some of you might know, over the past few […]

American Heart Month – Tips for Improving your Heart Health

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February is American Heart Month and, unfortunately I don’t think most women realize that heart disease – not breast cancer – is the leading killer for women.  In fact, every minute in the United States a woman dies from heart disease, stroke, or other cardiovascular disease (CVD).  More than one in three women is living […]

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