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Should Children Be Given THC or CBD?

Last Friday, my sister’s Mother-in-Law called crying. No, there was no family emergency. No, nothing out of the ordinary had occurred. No, there was nothing that my sister, her husband, or anyone could do. In fact, her Mother-in-Law’s tears (tethering the line of a full-blown meltdown) had become so normal in the everyday scheme of things, that it barely registered ...

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Tips for Working From Home

As a writer, I have worked from home for the past 11 years. During this time, I have worked full time as a staff writer for a magazine, freelanced for various publications, and blogged. I began my career as a single woman and now I take care of my three small kids while writing part-time. I had plenty of time ...

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How to Deal With Kids in Corona Quarantine Mode

In most places, it has been more than a week since schools have been closed, and we have been asked to “stay home,” due to the coronavirus outbreak. As a mom, I know how difficult this all can be on you and your kids. Here are some tips on how to best deal with kids at home in “corona quarantine.” ...

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How to Make Hand Sanitizer at Home

From time-to-time, I have posted various recipes on these pages, but none more timely or important than this one. I am sure the shelves of the grocery stores in your neighborhoods have long been empty of hand sanitizer. But, don’t panic – you can make your own at home! Here is how to make hand sanitizer. Alcohol content: Must be above ...

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What is Grip Strength and Why Do Moms Need It?

Whether carrying a load of grocery bags, walking the dog, or quickly reaching out and grabbing your kid before he or she dashes across the street without looking – grip strength is very important to every mom! Simply put, grip strength is a measure of how much force or power you can create with your forearm and hand muscles. Having ...

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What Every Parent Really Needs to Know About the Coronavirus

As a fellow parent, I understand that you cannot help but be concerned about all of the distressing reports about the spread of the coronavirus. It is ok to be fearful, but most fear comes from misunderstanding and misinformation. Here is what every mom or dad really needs to know about the coronavirus. Though you might think so, “coronavirus” in ...

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How Safe Is Ride-Sharing?

The dangers of drunk driving are well known. But how safe is being driven by an Uber or a Lyft driver when you are too inebriated to get behind the wheel? Ask a San Diego woman who boarded the back seat of an Uber vehicle to go home. She was so drunk that she asked the driver to pull over ...

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It’s Not too Early to Get Ready for Allergy Season

While much of the country is still facing a fair amount of winter’s fury, spring days are not that far away, and for moms, it is never to soon to get ready for springtime allergies! Kids with allergies in the spring are typically allergic to pollen that begins to appear in the air. We started seeing tree pollen, one of ...

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Wife Builds a Bar in Backyard to Keep Hubby Home More

My husband and I have a secret obsession with Karaoke singing. We go at least 3 times a week and have made a great group of friends doing this fun and whacky activity. I am kind of all over the place in my song selections, anywhere from Joe Cocker to Jimi Hendrix, but my husband is a dyed-in-the-wool cowboy. One ...

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Vegan Diets May Not be So “Smart” After All

When it comes to eating healthy, vegetarians and vegans like to think they are smarter than the rest of us! But, current research suggests that being all vegan, could actually be kind of dumb! That is because the typical vegan diet lacks critical nutrients related to brain health and intelligence. According to the latest statistics, there are around 375 million ...

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