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Parenting After 40

After fostering for 2 years, I became a forever mom to Morgan and Mason at 42.  I always wanted kids, but I never thought that I would end up here at this point in my life.  At 45, I’m still single and enjoying my crazy, fun filled life with toddlers and infants.  But hey, they […]

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Florida Life

Originally from Indiana, I moved to Florida in 1999 and have lived in Volusia County, Florida ever since.  I love everything about Florida:  the beach, the sunshine, the people and the lifestyle.   Just a short drive from Daytona Beach and Orlando, we truly have the best of both worlds.

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Getting Healthy

I am on a path to a healthy life style and while not completely there, I’m working through it slowly but surely.  For me, this means cutting out my sugary sodas and substituting with water and tea.  It also means cooking at home more and eating high protein, low carb, no sugar foods that follow […]

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Reviews

I love getting things to review in the mail and helping to spread the word about things that I use and own. As a regular Amazon and online purchaser, I am a big believer in the power of reviews. Very rarely do I buy something without reading the reviews first. All of my reviews are […]

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Latest Posts

It’s Better to Be A Good Parent Than A Cool Parent

June 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

Parenting keeps you young. Or at least, psychologically young, even if in your advanced years you struggle to match their seemingly endless energy.  Not only does it ensure that you stay active as you involve yourself in their extra curricular activities and engage with them in a broad spectrum of activities. The more we involve […]

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How To Get DHA Into Your Toddler’s Diet

June 6, 2018 | 16 Comments

I received product and compensation from Mead Johnson Nutrition to create this post written by me. All experiences and opinions expressed in this post are my own and not those of Mead Johnson Nutrition. You can contact Mead Johnson Nutrition with product related questions or comments toll free at1-800-BABY-123 (1-800-222-9123). When I picked up my […]

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Healthier Alternatives To Negative Lifestyle Habits

June 5, 2018 | No Comments

Our lives are comprised of many different habits. They give us direction, however these directions can point towards good or bad circumstances. People think of habits as a collection of vices, but it’s really almost everything you do. It might be how you greet your neighbor in the morning, or how you greet your spouse […]

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The Real Intelligence Of The Healthy Person

June 4, 2018 | No Comments

Making the decision to stay your healthiest self is an intelligent choice. We likely needn’t explain to you why this is. However, as you do get fit (which you can do by reading some of our articles here,) you will likely notice that the parameters of your health begin to change. One of these parameters […]

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Get The Cutest Wardrobe For Your Newborn

June 1, 2018 | No Comments

  Are you all ready for your bundle of joy to arrive? One of the things that nesting parents love to do the most is buy plenty of baby clothes so that their newborn has plenty to wear once they get here. If you’re a brand new parent, you might be scratching your head and […]

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How I stay Healthy Not Hangry With Ensure Max Protein

June 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

This post is sponsored by Abbott, the makers of Ensure Max Protein. As most of you know, I’ve been following a low carb diet for a while now. One of the things that I’ve missed most is the taste of chocolate, so when I found out that Ensure Max Protein comes in a delicious milk […]

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Healthy Weight Loss Done Naturally

May 27, 2018 | 4 Comments

As we go through life, we all find that there are various strains and stresses put on us for a whole range of reasons. We all react differently when life gets tough, but for some of us, it can often lead to gaining weight. Of course, stress isn’t the only cause of fluctuations in our […]

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Tips for Maintaing Good Relations With Your Parents Throughout Life

May 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

As you get older and reach middle age, the relationships you have with your parents and parents-in-law inevitably change. You have to be willing to accept that fact if you’re going to maintain the best and most healthy relationships with your parents. There is no point trying to carry on as if things are the […]

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4 Ways To Help You Beat Anxiety Right Now

May 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

In the busy lives that we lead, we can often get a little caught up in our ‘to do’ lists and all of the things that we need to get done. But if we don’t find time for ourselves, our wellbeing and overall health can really suffer. In particular, one thing that you might be […]

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13 Types of Self Sabotage and How to Stop Them

May 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

When we reach a certain age, some of our habits become hard to change. If they are helping us achieve our goals, it is all fine. However, some of us are guilty of self-sabotage actions that we do regularly to hinder our chance for success and self-love. If you have been struggling to overcome difficulties […]

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