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12 Ways to Ensure a Happy and Healthy Christmas

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 12, 2017 | Categories: Family and Health
12 ways to ensure a happy and healthy Christmas

Christmas time is nearly upon us, and that means very soon we’re all going to be gearing up to spend a pleasant, memorable time with our friends and family. Or so the idea goes. In reality, we might find that our Christmas traditions don’t lend themselves to being healthy and happy; indeed, they often lead […]

5 Ways To Use Science To Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 11, 2017 | Categories: Family and Health, Tips
5 Ways You Can Use Science to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

If you are like many people in the world, then you might have already started thinking about the new year and all that you want to achieve. It might be the year that you get married or the year that you finally run a marathon like you have always wanted to. You may have some […]

The Good Listener: 3 Things to Know About Mental Health Work

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 15, 2017 | Categories: Family and Health
3 things to know about mental health work

Mental health is a big topic lately, and there has never been as much need for committed people in the sector than now. We don’t mind talking about mental health issues anymore – at least not as much as we did ten years ago. With the shift in attitudes towards mental health, people find themselves […]

Messy Moments – Wish I Had Wet Ones Twitter Party

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 20, 2017 | Categories: Family and Health
Wish I had Wet Ones Twitter Party for life's messes

This Messy Moments post is sponsored by Wet Ones® Hand Wipes. You know those “Messy” life moments? If you have kids, I know you know what I mean. With young children, there are countless messes in your day. I wish I could tell you it gets better, but I have a teenager in the house and […]

How the Quality of Your Mattress Can Affect Your Health

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 16, 2017 | Categories: Family and Health
How the quality of your mattress can affect your health

Far too many people take their sleeping habits too lightly. If you’re prone to sleepless nights where you toss and turn, wake up still sleepy and find yourself aching in the mornings, then the source of your problems could come down to your lack of knowledge about your mattress. There are several secrets to a […]

How to Help You Kids Adjust to Wearing Eyeglasses

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 7, 2017 | Categories: Children, Family and Health
How to help your kids adjust to wearing eyeglasses

Getting your kids interested in wearing eyeglasses isn’t the easiest of tasks. Kids are often worried about what their friends and classmates will think of them. Yet, if your child needs to wear glasses, then you have to figure out a way to get them to enjoy it. It can be similar to getting them […]

Reliefband Helping This Mom Enjoy Amusement Park Rides

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 26, 2017 | Categories: Family and Health
Reliefband for motion sickness relief for amusement park rides

We usually get season passes to a local, and popular, amusement park, but I was debating about doing it this year. I enjoy it the first visit each year, but it becomes progressively less enjoyable when all I do is sit and watch my husband and son ride all the rides because I have motion […]

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By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 10, 2016 | Categories: Family and Health
Church and Dwight The Fem Careonline community

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Church and Dwight wants you to serve as a special advisor – earn Amazon Rewards each month for your participation: http://bit.ly/2cmhc2a Are you familiar with Church and Dwight? They are the maker of a large variety of products you […]

Luxury Rehabs Can Be Beneficial

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 19, 2016 | Categories: Family and Health
Luxury rehabs can be very beneficial in recovery

Kicking a drug or alcohol habit is one of the most difficult things for most people to accomplish. It is almost impossible for many people to do it alone. Therefore, they need to put themselves in the best position to succeed. This means surrounding themselves with skilled individuals who are familiar with helping people get […]

Festival of Sleep Day, a Day Worth Celebrating

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 2, 2016 | Categories: Family and Health, Holidays and Observances
Take a nap for Festival of Sleep Day

Festival of Sleep Day is January 3rd. If there was ever a day I could get behind more, it’s any day celebrating sleep! Can I get an Amen?! It’s ironic though, because tomorrow, January 3rd, is the last day of my son’s Christmas break and we can’t sleep in because it will just make Monday […]