Staying healthy as seasons change

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Walgreens. Most of us have heard that we should take vitamins, but what do we really know about them? Well, vitamins make our bodies work the way they ...

Struggle with Insomnia? Here Are Four Tips for A Better Night’s Sleep

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Struggle with Insomnia? Here Are Four Tips for A Better Night’s Sleep Are you someone who falls asleep easily or do you have trouble falling asleep? My kids and husband can go to sleep just about anywhere and anytime, but I am not so lucky. I can toss and turn and sometimes it can take an ...

Prescription Strength Allergy Relief Medication

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The snow is melting at long last here in Connecticut.  We are so excited to see the grass, trees, plants and flowers...but those also bring allergies to many of us.  The itchy, sneezy, watery eyed signs of spring will be here before we know it, although after the winter we've just had, I almost welcome ...

The Ins and Outs of Open Enrollment

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Figuring out the whole health care issue can be a huge headache. By the time you cut through all the big words and long definitions, you are not sure where you stand, what you need, how much you will spend and a million other questions you probably have. This is part of the reason a ...

Better Breakfast Ideas for the New Year

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It's a new year and we've been trying to find new ideas for breakfast. Mornings are always busy with trying to get kids around and ready for school so having quick, fun, and yummy ideas for breakfast is really important in our house. So when we were asked to try the new Aussie Style Yogurt ...

The New Way to Stay Dry #TryDry #Giveaway

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Sweat happens! Whether it is from working out, stress or being out on a hot day, we all sweat. The big question is how do we stop it in its tracks? Antiperspirants are one of the staples in our personal care routine, which traditionally has been in the roll on form. The problem is they ...

5 tips to reduce holiday stress

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Can you believe we have less than two weeks left before Christmas is here? It feels like I have so much to do and so little time. There is a ton of cooking, shopping, school and sporting events for the kids and lots of work. I am getting stressed out just thinking about all of ...

Support the fight against childhood cancer #Duckprints #CleverGirls

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This holiday season, Aflac reminds us to be thankful for our health, our loved ones, and to give back. Aflac’s Duckprints program is an ongoing celebration of the unsung heroes in the fight against childhood cancer, and continues their mission to help eradicate the disease through raising donations and awareness. Chances are, you know someone ...

Homeopathic cold and flu remedies

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I’m not a big fan of pumping my kids up with medicine. I’m always hearing something on the news about how dangerous medicine X is, or medicine Y causes the following side effects, etc. etc. At the same time, I don’t like to see my children suffer if I can help it. It almost seems ...

How to select an air filter #HealthierHome

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Fall is here, and winter's coming fast-  I’ve spent lots of time preparing. Switching out summer/fall clothes for their warmer counterparts, and pulling out decorations to fit the season. I’ve also spent A LOT of time dusting. Not going to lie, it kind of grosses me out to see all of the dust I’ve been kicking ...