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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

Sleep 101: 6 Tools For Better Sleep

March 25, 2020 | No Comments

Just like regular exercise and a healthy diet, good night sleep is very significant. According to research, reduced sleep time has immediate destructive effects on your hormones. Poor sleep habits can also lead to weight gain and an increased risk of disease in both children as well as adults. However, there are solutions to help […]

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Practical Self-Care Guidelines That Always Hold Value

March 25, 2020 | No Comments

Self-care and caring for others are the two tasks that are eternally useful, and eternally needed. Yet it can sometimes be that we are more skilled in one of these than the other. For instance, mothers are often excellent at providing for all of their family members yet struggle to find time for themselves. But […]

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Supporting A Loved One With Hearing Loss: Top Tips

March 23, 2020 | No Comments

If you are reading this, it is probably because someone you know and care about has hearing loss. Hearing loss, particularly if it is left untreated, can have a significant impact on someone’s quality of life and those around them. By having family and friends on board and knowing they are supporting and helping can […]

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Achieving Mental Calm in Uncertain Times

March 23, 2020 | No Comments

The whole world is currently facing a massive period of uncertainty. None of us know what is going on, what to do for the best, how long it might last, and what we can expect from the coming weeks, months, and perhaps even years. Very quickly, many of our lives have changed beyond all recognition, […]

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Ways To Prepare For A Hearing Test

March 23, 2020 | No Comments

If you have an upcoming hearing test and you’re unsure how to prepare for it then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place. Whether it’s your first-ever hearing test or you attend them regularly, you need to ensure you’re doing all that you can to prepare. Thankfully, there are lots of different […]

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5 Things to Consider Before Buying Hearing Aids

March 23, 2020 | No Comments

If you think you may need to invest in hearing aids but you’re unsure where to begin then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place. Whether you’re buying them for you or someone else in your family, you need to ensure you have done as much research as you possibly can in […]

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10 Ways To Keep The Kids Busy During The Quarantine

March 23, 2020 | No Comments

*Note: This post contains affiliate links that may result in a small commission if used for purchases. If you are quarantined in your home, you may be feeling a little stir crazy, especially if you’re like me and you have a house full of kids. Prior to this, you may have been feeling overwhelmed and […]

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How Tech Will Help The Elderly

March 23, 2020 | No Comments

If you think about your parents or maybe even your grandparents, sometimes you might think about how their quality of life is, especially in a world where things seem to move at a rapid pace and technology is ever-present in people’s lives. You might wonder how it is for your parents or grandparents, and you […]

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Finally Shed That Muffin Top

March 19, 2020 | No Comments

This type of unwanted belly is often caused by stress. Stress releases a hormone in your body called cortisol. Missing meals can also cause the release of this hormone and that’s why everyone feels stressed or moody when they’re hungry. Here are a few tips on how to eat better, and get some exercise to […]

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7 Signs of a Great Neighborhood

March 19, 2020 | No Comments

Your neighborhood plays a pivotal role in the life of you and your family. Deciding on which neighborhood is best for your family is always a challenging decision.  To help you out, here 7 signs of a great neighborhood you should look out for. Local Pride Great neighborhoods all have one thing in common: they […]

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