Health/Beauty Military Kids/Special Needs

Life in the Fast Brain: My Son and ADHD

  In April of 2013, my son was diagnosed with ADHD. What a feeling of relief it was to have the official diagnosis. While as parents we were proactive in the treatment process, it wasn’t an easy road. My son’s journey of living with ADHD is nowhere close to being over. As he gets olderContinue Reading “Life in the Fast Brain: My Son and ADHD”


What Are You Doing this Cancer Prevention Month?

February is Cancer Prevention Month. It’s been found that only about 5% of cancer cases are hereditary, meaning the rest are influenced by lifestyle choices. Data shows 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women being diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes in the United States; the World Health Organization states about ⅓ ofContinue Reading “What Are You Doing this Cancer Prevention Month?”

Guest Blogs Health/Beauty National Guard/Reserve Veterans

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Year

Determined to stay fit and eat healthy this year? Guard Your Health, a health and wellness campaign for Army National Guard Soldiers and their families, is here to help. These five tips will help you get and stay fit well into the new year. Think outside the gym. You don’t need to go to theContinue Reading “5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Year”

Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness

Puzzles and Games for Mental Health

Taking care of a family is rewarding, but it’s also a huge source of stress. Often underappreciated, typically taken for granted, spouses who choose to stay at home and take care of their family often feel burnt out, and mentally drained. Self-care is the key to counteracting feelings of exhaustion and fatigue, and one ofContinue Reading “Puzzles and Games for Mental Health”