Surface Lightens Load for Backpack Awareness Day #lightenmyload #windowschampions

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Times have changed a whole bunch since I lugged all of my notebooks and textbooks to all my classes from K through my grad school time.  I never had a laptop, a tablet, anything!  Students are kicking off the new school year, and it goes without saying that technology like laptops, tablets and readers are ...

Nutrition Support for Kids

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I'm writing this post about nutrition support for kids because I'm a PediaSure sponsored blog partner.     We all want what's best for our kids.  I have yet to meet a parent who doesn't. I can safely say that just about every parent I've come across in my life has wanted to offer their kids advantages ...

Alex Morgan wants Smiles Across America #HealthySmiles #Giveaway

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When you think of fresh breath, what comes to mind? For me, it’s Trident. One of the worst things is getting approached by someone wanting to speak with you, after you’ve just downed your morning coffee. Since I’m pretty sure there’s nothing appealing or socially acceptable about my morning dragon breath, I always store a ...

Fall Allergy Cleaning Checklist #HealthierHome

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Fall is here, and if you’re like me you worry about allergy season. When the seasons change, my family finds ours flaring up often. In the past, we’ve been reactive and scurried around to find solutions for our horrible allergies. We quickly learned the importance of being proactive when it comes to combating them! There ...

Citi Private Pass Youth Sports Clinic with Henrik Lundqvist #ClosertoPro

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This is a guest post from my friend Rob.  He and his wonderful wife agreed to attend the Citi Private Pass Youth Hockey Clinic with Henrik Lundqvist for me and cover the event for my blog.   “Best camp ever!”  Those were the words from my 11 year old as he got undressed out of his ...

5 ways to keep active kids healthy #HorizonB2S

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My kids have spent the last few months swimming, diving, playing tennis and running around like crazy. Most of the time they are in the water, either here at home or at the swim club. The rest of the time? My girls can usually be found upside down, doing cartwheels, really, any gymnastics skills. ...

Supporting an injured wrist

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We made the decision to upgrade our electrical service to 200 amps recently, in order to have central air installed, and a generator switch added to our box.  After we made that decision and decided on the contractors to use, we had to clean out several areas of our house so the contractors could easily ...

Drug Free Morning Sickness Relief

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I thought hanging over a toiled at 4am was supposed to be a ritual shed in the early twenties. Hadn't counted it on it rearing its ugly head again. Yet, here I was… morning after morning. Afternoon after afternoon, and night after night. At a time in my life where sleep didn't come easily and ...

Thinning Hair Products #Cerafill

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I have a lot of hair. Like, a lot a lot.  It's super fine, though...and the numbers are on the decline since kid #1 was born 9 years ago. I thought the hair loss would stop after the "6 months" people kept telling me about for post-partum hair loss. It never did. I wonder sometimes ...

Supporting old injuries

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I've started Couch 2 5k again.  (Yes, again...). I need NO excuses. None.  Zip.  I've decided that I'm going to support my weak spots while I start this journey so that they can start to strengthen and not hold me back. I don't need an old injury popping up and messing with my progress! I'd ...