Category: Health

April is #Autism Awareness Month

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On March 27, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced new autism prevalence rates. According to the CDC report, the prevalence rate for autism is now 1 in 68, which is an increase of over 30% from the […] Read more…

World #Autism Awareness Day – April 2

World-Autism-Day

Thanks to a United Nations Resolution, April 2 is now recognized as World Autism Awareness Day.  The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2015. Have an Autism Hero in your life? Know someone who works hard to make […] Read more…

April is #Autism Awareness Month-Order Your Scrabble Tile Necklace today!

Put on the Puzzle! For autism awareness, puzzle pieces are the most recognized symbol of the autism community in the world. Show your support for individuals with autism by wearing the Autism Awareness Puzzle Necklace handcrafted by the Rockdale County Autism Support Group.  […] Read more…

More Organics in Your Life, No Matter Your Budget

When hearing the phrase “living more organically”, many people picture a modern day homesteader building their own home from recycled materials, living without electricity, growing their own food free of pesticides and chemicals, and raising their own meat. While this […] Read more…

Guest Post: The Science of Authentic Happiness

I feel so very fortunate to be able to share an amazing guest post with you all from a wonderful friend.  Carol is one half of the sister duo that breathed peaceful life into a website called Ahh The Simple […] Read more…

What is Assistive Technology and How Can it Help Persons with Dementia?

Assistive Technology

  As much as we hate to think about it, our parents are getting older. OK, we’re getting older, too!  As that happens, we will all become more dependent on a variety of resources to continue to live independently for […] Read more…

Ten Lessons in Giving and A Win $100 Visa Gift Card So You Can Give, Too! #Giveaway

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Thanks to Medtronic for sponsoring today’s discussion. Don’t forget to read through to the end to learn how you can win a VISA gift card to give back to your own community!   For some, it can be overwhelming or […] Read more…

42 Simple Habits to Become a Better Person

  Many of us want to make changes but we don’t know where to start. Many times we view change as a monumental task that we are apprehensive to commit to. Let’s break it down: Which of the habits from this list […] Read more…

Puritan’s Pride: Moving Parents to the Front of the Class! #Giveaway

Puritan’s Pride provided me with these products for review, however all opinions expressed are my own. In my area, kids went back to school almost two weeks ago – yes, it’s pretty early…and hot. The kind of heat that zaps […] Read more…

(ENDED) NeoCell Joint Health Trio #Giveaway

NeoCell Joint Health

  (NeoCell provided the products for review and the opinions here are my own. As with any dietary supplement, I recommend consulting your doctor before beginning a new regimen. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug […] Read more…

Which Eating Lifestyle is Best for You?

Interested in starting a diet eating lifestyle but not sure which one’s right for you? Figuring out what’s is best for you is no easy task with so many questions about what you can and can’t eat on each one.  Lots […] Read more…

Tweet #shopcartons to Plant a Tree This Month!

During the month of July, you can help donate a tree just by tweeting!             My friends at the Choose Cartons blog are partnering with Trees for the Future to donate a tree each time the hashtag #shopcartons […] Read more…

Which Cooking Oil Should I Use?

With so many choices now, it’s often hard to know what kind of oil to use for what. When I use oil, I typically stick with olive oil or coconut oil – mostly because they’re healthy and I don’t enough […] Read more…

A Whole New Level of Frugal

A Whole New Level of Frugal

  I recall in clear detail, the recycled paper milk carton that my 3rd grade teacher opened at the top and sat in the corner of our classroom. It didn’t take long for all of us to learn that any […] Read more…

Are You Antioxidant Savvy? Win the Free Radical Battle!

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We’ve all heard of free radicals, yet many of us aren’t quite sure what they are or why they’re not good for us. Free radicals are unstable molecules, produced by normal bodily functions, that can cause damage to cells. But […] Read more…

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