Category: Wellness

  • My 7 Favorite Blogs for Encouragement

    My 7 Favorite Blogs for Encouragement

    Part of self care is learning to reach out to others. Many of us struggle with isolation. Our schedules are overloaded the daily-ness of caregiving, advocating, medical and therapy appointments leaving very little time for socializing. While nothing can replace time spent together in real life, it can be really encouraging to find a few […]

  • How to Create a First Aid Kit with Essential Oils

    How to Create a First Aid Kit with Essential Oils

    I’ve been trying out a variety of essential oils over the past few years. My husband jokingly calls me “the witch doctor.” But my kids come to me asking “Is there an oil for ________?” And many times, there is. Many of us keep first aid kits handy (which is a good and important thing!) […]

  • Understanding the Basics of Health Care Reform

    Understanding the Basics of Health Care Reform

    (This is a sponsored post from United Health Care, but opinions are my own.) Health Care Reform can be a volatile issue and I understand my readers have very differing opinions about it.  The purpose of this article to discuss some of the basics of Health Care Reform that may be new and hopefully useful to […]

  • Traditional and Natural Flea Remedies for Dogs and Cats

    Traditional and Natural Flea Remedies for Dogs and Cats

    When it’s not flea and tick season, it’s easy to forget how miserable these nasty little insects can be. An infestation can take weeks to completely get rid of. But it goes beyond being just a nuisance. Protecting your pet from fleas and ticks can be the is extremely important to the health and well-being of your pets […]