Colgate Total Advanced Whitening Toothpaste Does More For Your Mouth!


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DoMoreForYourWholeMouth #ColgatePartner #CollectiveBias I don’t know about you guys, but I don’t know of ANY mom that isn’t crazy busy. Whether you are a stay at home mom, or a working mom like me, we are all working […]

Parent Safety Bulletin: Loperamide in Anti-Diarrhea Medications


This post was sponsored by Influence Central as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.  So, let’s get real here and have some parenting talk about every mom and dad’s favorite topics – diarrhea.  Yep, if you’ve got kids, you are going to have an experience at […]

Breast Cancer Awareness – Tips and How You Can Help

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* This post was sponsored but all opinions are my own. This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and if you’re like me, you’ve been a part of events all month long, from bake sales, fundraisers, walk-a-thons, and school events.  But you may be wondering what you can do for those you love and care […]

Six Common Health Complaints in Summer

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Many of us love the summer, but the sunny season does not always love us. As well as bringing plenty of sunshine, the summer can also create various troublesome health conditions. We’ve compiled six of the most common health complaints that might affect your family in summer.   Hay Fever One of the most common […]

Tips For Keeping Kids Healthy this Summer


This post was sponsored by Align as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Summertime is drawing nearer here in Western NY, as my oldest is preparing for finals and my youngest is starting the stretch of where pretty much every day is a […]

Can Food Boost Your Mood?

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  If you’re anything like me, “comfort food” is a very real thing. I hate to say it, but when I’m feeling bad, it seems like macaroni and cheese will go a long way in making it better.  But what I didn’t realize is that food may very well have an effect on your mood, […]

Ten Tips for Effective Communication With Your Doctor

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Have you ever had a frustrating doctor’s appointment, either with yourself, or with one of your children?  Maybe you didn’t feel like you had enough time, the doctor was distracted, or something else just left you feeling less than taken care of?  Just like any other relationship, the doctor-patient relationship can be tough, and is […]

Adult ADHD or Lack of Focus?

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On a rough day, have you ever felt unfocused, overly scheduled or mentally cluttered and caught yourself saying “I’m so ADHD”?  I know I have, even though I really know better.  We use that terms loosely now, but are there some adults who may have ADHD? When is it just a simple lack of focus due […]

Heads Up: Safety Tips for Concussions

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It’s springtime here in Western New York, and for us that means spring sports – for us horseback riding- has begun! With spring sports in full swing here, we wanted to reach out regarding something a bit serious for parents with children in sports – concussions. According to the CDC, 4 to 5 million concussions occur annually, and […]

Keep Your Kids Safe: Create a Fire Escape Plan

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According to a recent Good Morning America segment on fire safety, an estimated half of all house fires happen in the middle of the night while everyone is asleep.  Additionally, more than 80 percent of children between the ages of 2 and 13 do not wake up from a standard issued fire alarm. Why don’t […]