By: Kathleen Blandin Diabetes is prominent on both sides of my family. I, however, do not have diabetes. Everyone from siblings, aunts, uncles and even grandparents sporadically have taken the title and considerably demanding lifestyle that diabetes forks over. Diabetes can be caused by some factors like bad diet and/or pregnancy and sometimes just natural … More Please Don’t Sugarcoat It
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill There are few things more irritating than trying to have a conversation with someone and they are more focused on their device than engaging in an actual conversation. Next time you are in a restaurant, look at the people around you – what are they doing? If there are kids at … More The Art of Conversation
By: Cheryl Maguire There is something all moms dread more than anything. I’m not talking about potty training although, that’s up there. I’m referring to the fear that your child will contract lice—ya know those gross little bugs that take up residence in your head??? I’ll give you a moment to finish itching your scalp. … More Chronicles of a Lice Infestation
By: Deirdre Littlefield My youngest is officially off to kindergarten. He is so excited to take that bus each morning and loves his teachers. He has learned so much already. I can’t imagine what he will be doing by June! New Days Ahead It is a long day for him though. It’s the first time … More To Each Their Own
By: Barbara Schwartz Everyone knows someone with a food allergy. Maybe it’s the reason your child can’t bring peanut butter to school. Maybe it’s your friend who is afraid to eat at a restaurant or even at your house. Perhaps it’s a coworker who faithfully brings her own lunch to work every day. But for … More The Best Gift For Your Food Allergic Friends & Family Members
By: Martianne Stanger We’ve turned the calendar page to a month when we enjoy apple picking, leaf peeping, pumpkin carving, and… ROAD SAFETY! Road safety? YES! Thanksgiving – For a Loss that Did Not Happen Eight years ago this month, my son’s guardian angel kept him safe when he unexpectedly darted across a road in front … More Now is the Time to (Re)teach Road Safety!
By: Janice Johnson-Plumer It seems the health craze is not dying down anytime soon. It seems all the magazines I see have some sort of buffed or muscled man or woman on the cover. You may be thinking, “I would love to look like that,” or, “That seems impossible.” According to the Centers for Disease and … More Benefits of Fifteen Minutes