Debunking Bedwetting Myths

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Debunking Bedwetting Myths This post is sponsored by GoodNites® Brand. All opinions are my own. Bedwetting – or nighttime wetting –is a very stressful issue for many children and parents during the preschool years and often beyond. When I was little, I can remember middle of the night tears, pajama changes, sheet changes, added laundry, and the ...

Fueling Dreams of Young Athletes

Fueling Dreams of Young Athletes

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/POWERADE. I look at my daughter Ella, who is turning 12 in a few weeks and I see her big dreams and all her potential.  Everything she does is done with all she has, all her heart.  She works hard at academics and earns good grades, she is on student ...

Parent confessions of the yucky kind. Sick just got real.

Parental confessions- sick just got real - This Mama Loves

As a mom of 3 kids close together in age, I've seen some really gross stuff. Let's face it, babies who spit up, drool, and use diapers that may or may not leak at the most inopportune times, can be gross.  That's just before they get mobile.  Then they start putting things in their mouths ...

Get Inspired to Get Outside this Spring

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While it was below zero here again yesterday morning, the sun is shining and I do know that it's going to be warming up soon.  It's almost time for spring and warmer weather.  With Daylight Saving Time less than 10 days away and Easter at the end of the month I know that we're looking ...

Live On Give On Medical Technology Allowing Survivors to Inspire

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    I think that one of the scariest things about problems related to our health is feeling alone.  Whether it's something relatively simple to manage or something major to conquer, learning about or the journey to learn about a health problem is scary when you feel like no one understands what you're going through.  With technology ...

5 Easy Ways to Improve Heart Health for Women

5 Easy Ways to Improve Heart Health

This is a sponsored post about heart health for women written by me on behalf of The Heart Truth® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We all know that February 14th was Valentine's Day and that love and hearts are on everyone's mind this month but there is a much more important reason for hearts ...

Why we chose a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine for our family

Why we chose a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine for our Family- This Mama Loves

When we were expecting our first child, choosing a pediatrician was super simple. I was managing a psychology practice one floor above a really amazing pediatrics practice in the town we lived. It was ridiculously easy. One item on the "parents-to-be checklist" was knocked off quickly.  This post about why we chose a Doctor of ...

Grieving a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Disease takes it all from them, but those of us left behind can #ShareTheirMemories to keep them alive. - This Mama Loves

I was at the grocery store today, opening the door to put my groceries away. I turned, and saw a man walking across the parking lot who could have been my dad 10 years ago.  A puffy winter coat, and a russian-style winter hat set above his ears, just like dad always wore. It was ...

Making Realistic Resolutions

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I need to lose weight and get more active, and of course every year my resolution is to eat healthier and exercise more- just like millions of other Americans. But by mid February January ( let's be real here) I have fallen off the healthy wagon. I haven't made realistic resolutions in the past. This ...

Wintertime Tips for Easing Eczema

Wintertime Tips for Easing Eczema

Winter is here even if the snow isn't.  Actually, it is finally snowing out today.  The weather has been really strange here for this time of year.  We'll have days of bitter cold and wind with blowing snow followed by days on end of rain and mild temps and then a return of the cold ...