Category Archives: Health + Wellness

Tips for Making the Most of Under the Bed Storage

The space under the bed is an ideal place to put objects. Especially ones not used on a daily basis and usually take up a lot of space in closets. But to preserve their cleanliness, it is convenient to isolate them from dust by using wooden boxes, platforms, or drawers. This article reviews the objects […]

Would YOU Reuse a Diaper?

Before you answer that question let me share a few eye-opening statistics with you.  Did you know that 1 in 3 families struggle to afford diapers for their baby?  {source}  Did you also know that there are no federal and/or state assistance programs that provide families with diapers?  There was a story a few years ago that circulated about […]

Unexpectedly Expecting? There’s Help.

Sometimes pregnancies are planned. Sometimes they’re a surprise. While always a blessing, for someone who is unprepared and unsupported (financially or emotionally), it can be frightening to find yourself unexpectedly expecting. Where’s a hormonal girl to turn? The Florida Pregnancy Support Services (FPSS) program has medical centers located throughout Florida offering help and support to pregnant women […]

Tips On Adjusting To Life In A Coronavirus World

As a special-needs-mom to a very special boy, I have been working overtime adapting to the new world of living in a Coronavirus world. Two weeks before stay-at-home orders were in place, we took action. For instance, we canceled my son Samuel’s teacher, speech, and physical therapist. Thankfully, the teacher and therapists were all able […]

The Ripple Effect: How My Body Image Issues Influenced My Daughter (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1. “I don’t talk about my weight!”  I said. “YOU DO. A LOT. MAYBE YOU DON’T REALIZE IT, BUT EVERY TIME WE HAVE DINNER AND YOU REFUSE SOMETHING YOU ALWAYS SAY SOMETHING LIKE, ‘MOMMY CAN’T HAVE THAT BECAUSE IT WILL MAKE HER FAT’ OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. YOU TALK ABOUT IT A LOT. […]

Summer Sun, Heat and Water Safety Tips for Kids

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Your Kids Urgent Care. Author: Alisa Pelot Summer is upon us and fun activities like swimming, beaching, and playing outside may already be filling your days! As such, we think this is a great time to share some reminders about how to keep your children safe in the […]

Staying Fit While Traveling

Keeping up with fitness and nutrition on the road can easily become a list of excuses. Whether you are traveling for work or vacationing with family, staying fit while traveling is not easy. It takes planning and commitment, but is so doable! Recently I committed to an 80 day program of intense nutrition and workouts six […]