We have seen enough tobacco! I talked to my three young adult children to get their perspective on smoking and how to keep kids from starting so we can have a Tobacco Free New York. Find out what I learned and why e-cigarettes are a huge and growing issue.
This post was sponsored by DePuy Synthes as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. This year my husband and I took a week long vacation to a spot we had wanted to visit for years – Acadia National Park in Maine. It was a gorgeous […]
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Five Star Urgent Care for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer is the time of year for family fun and adventures, but unfortunately sometimes summer fun leads to minor medical issues. Whether it is a reaction to a bug bite, too long in […]
This post was sponsored by DePuy Synthes as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I have always tried to stay active but I have noticed that it is not as easy now that I am over 50! My knees ache if I do […]
Talk to your kids about the dangers of smoking and Sign the Petition to Keep Tobacco Out of Sight in New York
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Like most teens, my teenage son is always on his phone. Phones are an essential accessory for teens these days, for texting, watching videos, snapchatting and for playing games. The cost of games can add up quickly – even ones that are free to download usually have in-app purchases and paid upgrades. Since my son […]
Do you have a financial plan? If you are like most people you are just going along day to day without a clear picture of where you are financially or where you are headed. My family hasn’t really thought much about our overall financial picture. We pay the bills and save money if we have […]
This post is sponsored by MiMedia and the Motherhood. One of the great things about digital cameras and phones is how easy they make it to take pictures and record memories. But of course the downside is that there are so many pictures it is hard to organize and keep track of them. I have […]
This post is brought to you by Child Hunger Ends Here and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. It is sad to think that hunger is an issue in a rich, developed country like the United States, yet it is. People living in all 50 states are affected by food insecurity, and children are […]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #DataAndAMovie #CollectiveBias Helping your child pick a college is extremely stressful. Â As the parent of a high school junior I am looking for nice, cheap colleges that have big scholarships and high graduation rates, while […]
We are one month into 2016, how are your New Year’s resolutions going? My resolutions this year focus around reducing stress. Lives are so busy, with rushing from activity to activity and accumulating things, but what for? This year I am trying to be more intentional so life is less hectic and less stressful. Here […]
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This posts is sponsored by Watersavers.com Winter is just around the corner, and that means it is time to start thinking about winter car care. Taking the time to properly winterize your car not only ensures the comfort and safety of you and your family but also helps you maintain the value of your car. […]
Supporting our troops is important to my family and I. My father was in the army, serving in Germany in the 1950s. He was proud of his service, and enjoyed telling us stories about his experiences in Europe. My Dad was lucky, because Europe was peaceful by the time he was there, so his service […]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiftingAMemory #CollectiveBias This holiday season give the gift of memory! Smell is the most powerful of all the senses, and creates lasting memories. Just a whiff of cinnamon reminds me of my mom’s delicious apple pie, and takes […]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeHealthyForEveryPartofLife #CollectiveBias My daughter Eleanor is in her second year of college, and she is finding it quite challenging. She just finished midterms and to help her get through the last half of the semester and stay healthy […]