Staying Healthy Without Living in a Bubble

I know it sounds silly, but as we prepared for our fourth daughter to arrive, we thought a lot about the extra work of having four little ones five and under, but it wasn't until we got the swine flu when she was just six weeks old that I even thought about how much harder…

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Promoting a Healthy Life for You and Your Family

Life isn't always scripted and things will happen that are out of your control. However, there are many ways to promote a healthy existence for you and your family. Promoting a healthy lifestyle for every member of your family is easy if you eat right, exercise, get enough rest, rid your home of pests and…

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What drowning really looks like

It's been three years now, and I can still clearly see it happening in my mind. As we head into another summer, I can't help but share this post once again: Earlier this summer I read a post about what drowning really looks like. This weekend, I saw it for myself. We spent the day…

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Get Fit in 2014 with eBooks, Videos & Apps {BundleoftheWeek.com}

Make 2014 the year that you finally meet your health & fitness goals with this great collection of digital resources. With tips for healthy eating without the stress, exercise routines for your busy schedule, and more, this bundle will help you get fit in 2014! And now you can choose between PDF or Kindle versions…

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8 Ways to Boost Your Immunity for Cold and Flu Season

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Two of my kiddos and I got our first bad colds of the season last week, and I realized how much I dread winter time and cold and flu season that goes along with it. So this year, I'm committing to being pro-active and working on…

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ZarBee's New, All-Natural Seasonal Allergy Relief!

As we head into the fall and winter, I'm already dreading the season of sickness, especially with a newborn in the house! This is one area that seems so much harder with "so many" kids in our family. One person gets sick and it gets passed from person to person to person, which results in…

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Where is Going Green on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

There are some great posts in the archives that don’t get much attention anymore, so I'm reposting my favorites here and there. As we approach our babymoon and the days of having a newborn in the house one more time, I'm sure I'll be scaling back to survival mode and just focusing on our basic…

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Are you looking to lose weight, take control of your health or get stronger? If so, this week's bundle is for you! With 5 unique guides to health and fitness, you'll discover recipes, exercise tips and motivation to make real, lasting changes in your life. Get this bundle for more than 85% off this week…

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Homemade Tick & Mosquito Spray

The tick population has been out of control at our house this year. The season started early and with a vengeance, and by the time we headed to Florida for our vacation, we were ready for a break from them. Unfortunately, two-and-a-half weeks without mowing meant that our yard was quite jungle-like when we returned,…

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Is Back & Neck Pain Just Part of Working at the Computer?

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Osteopathic Association for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Even though I work at home, the thing I have in common with the majority of office workers is pain from working on the computer all the time. The truth is I don't have…

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