Questions for Moms to consider when selecting a dietary supplement

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Maintaining optimum health essentially means getting the right amount of nutrients and exercise on the daily basis. As busy moms, it is important for us to do what we can to help rejuvenate our bodies. As more and more women become informed about their health and their body’s natural ability to heal, they have begun looking to wellness programs and dietary supplements. While there are plenty of dietary supplements and products on the market that can be beneficial to your overall health, it is … [Read more...]

Warning from physicians and the CDC: Take your child’s flu symptoms very seriously

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Children regularly come down with sniffles and other symptoms of colds or flu during the winter months, leading many parents to assume these illnesses will pass without any complications or long-lasting effects. Contrary to what many people think, however, flu is often deadly for children, and a particular strain that reached epidemic proportions in December 2014 has been said to be especially dangerous for children. An infectious disease physician with the Mayo Clinic is reported to have stated … [Read more...]

Colds and flu: A seasonal guide to painkillers

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It is never pleasant to have either the cold or the flu. While the two may have similar symptoms initially, the two sicknesses differ in terms of severity. Here is how you can differentiate between the two and how you can treat it. Cold vs. Flu – What Is the Difference? A cold usually starts with a sore throat that disappears within two days. Afterwards, you will be greeted with nasal symptoms, a runny nose, as well as congestion. By the fourth or fifth day, you might even be accompanied by a … [Read more...]

My unexpected trip to the ER while on vacation

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During our recent vacation to Destin, Florida last week, I found myself in the ER. Not the place I expected to be the night my mom was going to watch the kids so Sean and I could finally get that date night we have desperately been needing. After an amazing day out on the beach with my family, I wasn't feeling that great after dinner. My mom suggested my going to the ER since all the urgent care clinics had closed. Luckily, we were right across the street from a really nice hospital. … [Read more...]

A Truly Radiant Smile In One Week

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Arm & Hammer Truly Radiant #TrulyRadiant. All opinions are 100% mine. I brush my teeth after every meal, and I have for years. I like my teeth to be clean, but I could never find a toothpaste and brush that did everything I needed it to do - until recently. I've started using the Arm & Hammer Truly Radiant Spinbrush, Truly Radiant Whitening Booster, and the Truly Radiant Whitening & Enamel Strengthening toothpaste. It's possible … [Read more...]

Stay awake and alert until it’s time for bed

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #ThisIsMySecret Most days, I do not have enough energy to get past about 4 o'clock. When the clock strikes 4,  it's time to start thinking about what to make for dinner, homework needs to be done, and blog work, too. I can feel my eyes start to get heavy. All I want to do is cuddle under the covers on my bed and sleep, but I can't; I have two little ones to care for. … [Read more...]

Look Good to Feel Good: It’s a Real Thing

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New parenthood is hard enough—adjusting to being absolutely in charge of a new life is intimidating even for those whose hormones aren’t all over the place and whose bodies haven’t been put through the proverbial ringer. As a new Mom, though, there is this intense pressure to somehow give birth and then inexplicably bounce right back into your pre-pregnancy, most-fit physique. Trust me when I tell you: that is not how it happens in real life. In real life, it can take months or even years to … [Read more...]