Breast Self-Exam for a Cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to find breast cancer early when it’s more likely to be treated successfully. While no single test can detect all breast cancers early, Breastcancer.org believes that performing breast self-exam in combination with other screening methods can increase the odds of early detection.

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Becoming a Healthy Active Family – Reversing Childhood Obesity Together

With September being National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and going along with the Healthy Living article, I wanted to help give you and your family some ideas to help make steps towards a solution. One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news? Childhood obesity can be [...]

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6 Simple Self-Care Ideas for Busy Moms

Putting your best self forward requires intentional choices (especially for busy moms), even if that means stepping outside your comfort zone and putting yourself first. But you can feel healthy, look great, and live a joyful life, all while juggling a family and a career. The key? Designing a balanced life through purposeful choices that feed your body, mind, and soul. Easier said than done, right? Julie Burton, author of The Self-Care Solution: A Modern Mother’s Must-Have Guide to Health [...]

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DIY: Homemade Valentines

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about Valentine cards for the kids’ classmates, décor, and other fun projects. What’s more special than something handmade with love and care? If you’re in the mood to make homemade valentines this year, you’ve come to the right spot. Most of these super fun  crafts you can find at the Dollar Store. These valentines are guaranteed to make kids smile. They’re creative, playful and cost [...]

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