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What Drowning Really Looks Like

Earlier this summer I read a post about what drowning really looks like. This weekend, I saw it for myself. We spent the day at my dad’s house for a family pool party, which is always a little bit stressful as we keep track of four little ones — who are at times overly brave […]

Affordable, Designer Glasses from Glasses.com

I still remember when I first realized I needed glasses. We attended a fairly large church when I was younger, and one day I was sitting in the back with some friends during worship. One of our friends wore glasses, and we were probably joking around or something (ahem…), and I put on his glasses. […]

Does the Spinbrush ProClean REALLY Get Teeth Cleaner?

When I first tried the Arm & Hammer Spinbrush ProClean electric toothbrush last year, I said this: “I have to admit that one of my favorite parts is standing next to my husband while we brush our teeth before bed and watching him in the mirror rapidly brushing his teeth with his manual toothbrush while […]

What Could You Accomplish with a More Confident Smile?

The other day, as I was thinking about this post in the car, I tried to smile sincerely without showing my teeth. Now, some people may be able to do it, but no matter how hard I tried, I just couldn’t. (If you were on the road that day and saw me smiling at myself […]

Giveaway: SAFESKIN Kids Sport Wrap

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Danyelle (danyellehutton@…)! As a kid, I loved our elastic wrap bandages. Any time I twisted my ankle or fell down, I’d ask my dad to wrap it up with a bandage and secure it with the little metal clips (assuming we could find them!). Turns out my […]

In Search of a Perfect Smile

Throughout my junior high and high school years, people would always comment on my smile. After years of braces, I had pretty much perfect teeth, and people noticed. Unfortunately, over the years my teeth and jaw have somewhat shifted back to their natural state, and I’m really disappointed to once again have an overbite and […]

Quaker Heart Health Challenge Update

A couple of weeks ago I shared that I had joined the MapMyFitness Quaker Challenge, committing to 15 activities in 30 days to protect and strengthen my heart. Specifically, my goal for February was to: ride the exercise bike at least 4 times a week (while reading, a win-win) play a game of tag with […]

Making Healthy Choices for Your Heart

The picture above is my grandparents in 2005 with our oldest daughter. My grandfather had several heart attacks and two bypass surgeries when I was younger but went on to live many more healthy years before passing away from an unrelated infection. My grandmother passed away two years ago from cancer, and I miss her […]

February is Heart Health Month…How Will YOU Improve Your Heart Health?

February is Heart Health Month. That hits especially close to home in the days following Sean’s grandfather’s heart attack and surgery to get a pacemaker, as I’m sure you can imagine. Unfortunately, heart problems don’t just run on Sean’s side of the family. My grandfather also had several heart attacks and multiple bypass surgeries (I […]