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5 Things You Need To Know About The Flu Shot

Flu season is among us!  And with it comes the decision of whether or not to get a flu shot.   Most health professionals recommend that you and your children get vaccinated as a preventative measure.  But can you really get the flu from a flu shot?  Does your baby need to get vaccinated?   How do […] Read more…

Does My Kid Still Need A Booster Seat?

A few weeks ago, I took my daughter and a few of her friends out for the afternoon.  When they got in the car, one of them started to tease Journey a bit because she still has a booster seat.  Apparently, her friend—who is smaller than J, I might add—doesn’t use a booster seat anymore.  […] Read more…

Between Us: Does Your Pocketbook Outweigh Your Principles

I have boycotted Wal-Mart…about 3 times…unsuccessfully.  The first time was because they were not providing adequate security in their parking lots and didn’t seem to care that their customers were getting robbed.  The second time, I think it was about unfair treatment of their workers.  I can’t even remember what the third time was for…oh […] Read more…

Between Us: An Open Letter to the Disney Channel

Dear Disney Channel Executives, My daughter Journey has recently become a fan of the Disney Channel.  She just turned 7, she has officially outgrown Nick Jr. and since Nick seems to show SpongeBob all day, she has moved over to the Disney channel.  At first, she was pretty much only watching Phineas and Ferb.  Eventually, […] Read more…

I Found A Lump…Again

I noticed a small knot under my arm while taking a shower.  When it was still there a month later, I decided it was time to have it checked out.  Since it was time for my annual physical anyway, I figured I’d kill two birds since my doctor was probably going to send me for […] Read more…

Encouraging Kids to Dream

  Encouraging Kids to Dream About four years ago, I read this amazing book called Goals by Brian Tracy.  The book is all about how the simple act of writing down your goals and reviewing them everyday can change your life.  A part of the book talks about visualizing your dreams can turn them into […] Read more…