My Daughter’s Ready to Leave – I’m Not

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“Packets Up” Is The Way To Go With Liquid Laundry Packets

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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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Health & Wellness

Am I Having a Heart Attack?

I Decided Not To Act Like a Typical Woman and Find Out As a mom , “do as I say not as I do” is too often the standard way of operating – from telling our kids to eat right, not drive while talking or texting and to get enough exercise.  We know that actions […]

Nurturing your dreams

The following is a guest post from Sarah Welch, Chief Dreamer at Buttoned Up, Inc. Goal setting can be a confusing little minx, and it’s the easiest part of the chaos triangle (clutter, calendar, big picture) to screw up. Why? According to Douglas Vermeeren, a best-selling author on goal setting and human performance, approximately 80 percent […]

KELLOGG’S® LOVE YOUR CEREAL™ GIVEAWAY

Breakfast: The Most Important Meal of the Day Helps Kids Focus and Stay Healthy While it may sometimes seem like you are always rushing your children out the door every morning to get to school on time, one thing should not be skipped in a morning routine: breakfast. Believe me, I’ve totally been there. There […]

“Latch on NYC” – A Restriction on Baby Formula

Bloomberg Trying to Restrict Baby Formula in NYC Hospitals The movement towards restricted formula use in 27 New York hospitals has women across the nation angered. It seems that this is almost an insensitive infringement onto the rights women have to feed their newborns formula. This initiative will keep formula locked up in storage at […]

Vision Screening in Children

For more information on Dr. Neely’s eye kits, please visit http://www.aapos.org/news/show/97 by clicking on the image. A recent statistic stating that 23million children have eye problems – a staggering number – has spiked my interest in eye care and vision screening for kids. Especially since 95% of eye problems can be corrected and treated if […]

When Did Food Stop Being Fun?

There’s a fine line we walk as parents in trying to be sure that our kids eat healthy and being overly preoccupied with every morsel that goes into their mouths.  Yes, we want to be sure that their entire diet doesn’t consist of fast food and candy but does that mean that any little indulgence […]

Boomers Divorce Rate at All Time High

Divorce rate shows longevity and definition of marriage changes things A new study from Bowling Green State University shows the divorce rate for people 50 and older more than doubled over the last 20 years.  Experts point to many reasons for this but two contributing factors are that boomers are living longer and the expectations […]

Fight Against Alzheimer’s Becomes National Priority Today

Fight Against Alzheimer’s Becomes National Priority Today With National Alzheimer’s Plan As the daughter of an Alzheimer’s patient I’m thrilled to learn that the Obama administration today will announce a major initiative to combat this disease which is quickly becoming a national epidemic and already effects 5.4 million Americans. The goal is to have effective […]