August 2017

breastfeeding mom sized for microsite
Breastfeeding can be the first time in a woman’s life when she feels truly responsible for another person’s well-being. It is often in the hospital when a woman first tries to breastfeed, and while different women have different experiences, it is important to breastfeed your baby for as long as possible. Here are the top five reasons why. Breastfeeding helps protect your baby from illness :...
reusable lunch container
It’s 'Back to School' time! Area stores are chock full of graphite pencils, pens, fresh notepads, bookbags, lunch boxes, and more to get those kids ready for a new school year. My son will be entering kindergarten this year – gasp! And, I like a lot of moms try to be as prepared as possible for the coming year. I already have the bookbag nailed down – he’s been using the same one for the past two...
stair lift 2 sue blog
While I am positive most of us don’t like to face it, we are not as agile as we used to be. Regularly practicing activities such as yoga, Thai Chi, Zumba, swimming, and power walking, definitely helps us keep in shape and better balanced. Watching what we eat helps, for sure. But at one point we need to seriously look at how safe our homes are, and how to make them safer. Sometimes, we come to...
Sandy Mintz cancer taught me
I was diagnosed with Stage 3B breast cancer on August 16, 2013. I couldn’t cry and was determined not to let the cancer get me down! I like to say, ‘Don’t let the turkeys get you down,’ referring to situations and people who may upset you! Further testing proved it was not in my lungs, bones, and bloodstream. It was in my lymph nodes. I had a radical mastectomy with reconstruction at the end of...