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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

Important Things to Do in the Year Following Someone Passing Away

September 24, 2020 | No Comments

After a loved one dies, there are a lot of things that you need to do within the first few weeks. From arranging a funeral to dealing with their bank account, it’s difficult to deal with it all while you’re grieving. But after that initial period is over, you can get a bit more time […]

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Why Your Child Should Learn To Play The Piano

September 24, 2020 | No Comments

Many people wouldn’t think to buy their child a piano. A lot of parents think it would be a pointless buy as it would just sit in the corner unused, what child actually wants to play a piano? Well, you would be surprised. Once a child begins to learn to play this beautiful musical instrument […]

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How To Relieve The Symptoms of Pain

September 24, 2020 | No Comments

Pain. It is something that nobody wants to feel, but sometimes we suffer in silence and don’t do the things that we can be doing to manage the pain. Often, we might just block out the pain with painkillers. But this doesn’t go through to the heart of the problem.  In this article, we’ll take […]

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How to Help Your Teen Sleep Properly

September 23, 2020 | No Comments

Getting good quality sleep can have a huge impact on the health and wellbeing of your teenager, and if they are sleep deprived, this can make them more susceptible to anxiety and depression. Sleeping well will also mean that they are better able to focus and get the most out of their day.   So, […]

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The Benefits To Your Family Of Bringing Nature Into The Home

September 22, 2020 | No Comments

If you have ever stepped foot in a home that had plenty of natural elements within it, you will know that these homes tend to have something going for them that others might not. There is something wonderful about having nature come into the home, and if you can find an appropriate way to make […]

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How To Deal With Stressful Times

September 16, 2020 | No Comments

  Life can be stressful. There may be times when it all feels as though it’s mounting upon us, and everything gets too much. When you’re under prolonged amounts of stress, this can lead you to develop other mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.  Often, the stress that comes with a problem can […]

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Settling Anxiety In Fractious Times

September 14, 2020 | No Comments

If you’re feeling anxious as of late, you aren’t to be blamed. It takes only the strongest people to move through times like this totally unaffected, and even then, we wonder how strength can be defined. However, while empathizing with people the world over and considering just how crazy things have gotten is important, it’s […]

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Finding Alternative Medicines That Actually Work

September 11, 2020 | No Comments

It’s no secret that a lot of the alternative medicines that can be found in modern markets aren’t exactly backed by science. Some of these ideas could never work, with things like diets and meditation having very low chances of helping with something like cancer. Of course, though, alongside this, it’s also worth thinking about […]

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4 Things Stress Does To Your Body & Life

September 8, 2020 | No Comments

Stress is pretty much unavoidable. Heck, it’s 2020. Arguably the most stressful year in living memory. As well as the usual little stressors with which we content on a daily basis, we’re all rolling with the pandemic punches and trying to cling to some glimmer of hope that maybe things will somehow be okay by […]

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Top 10 Anti-Aging Foods that Keep You Young & Beautiful

September 2, 2020 | No Comments

Top 10 Anti-Aging Foods that Keep You Young & Beautiful   With age comes wisdom, and as most women reach their 40’s, health priorities take the foreground. Gone are the days of being drunk and carefree, instead real life (kids, careers, relationships) takes over. Indeed it is still possible to be wise and still remain […]

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