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It’s Not You, It’s Obesity: Treating Obesity as a Disease Not a Lifestyle

I was compensated by Med-IQ through an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc. to write about the realities of obesity as a chronic disease. All opinions are my own. I have written about my weight, body image and health numerous times in this space. It’s something that has been an issue for me since I had my first son in 2001. As I’m getting older,

When You Need a Kidney: What to Know…

Donating a kidney is a huge decision, especially when you’re considering donating to a stranger. If you saw my recent Facebook post, you know why living kidney donation is so important to my family. If you didn’t see it, you can check it out here. If you are thinking about being a living kidney donor for someone in need, I encourage you to read this

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Shein Shopping Haul: Honest Shein Curve…

If you’re a curvy girl considering Shein and on the hunt for some honest Shein curve reviews, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re not familiar with Shein, it is one of these “fast-fashion” companies that creates super trendy clothing at unbelievably low prices. I consider it in the realm of disposable fashion because the items, though often cute and super on trend, just

Comcast Xfinity: The Best Home…

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of Comcast. As a long-time paying Comcast customer, all opinions are my own. Are you looking for the best streaming options for your family? Interested in home security, mobile service and lightning quick internet? Comcast can meet all of those needs for today’s active, connected family. We’ve been traditional cable users and Comcast customers for over 10 years

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2021…

Mother’s Day is just around the corner (May 9, 2021), and if moms could ever use a little love and appreciation, this would be the year. After battling through a pandemic, stuck at home with the kids, giving up time alone and even time at work to manage childcare and home schooling, these Mother’s Day gift ideas are meant to please every mom on your

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Kids and Influenza: Understanding…

I was compensated by Med-IQ through an educational grant from Genentech to write about the signs, symptoms and treatments available for pediatric influenza. All opinions are my own. Did you and your family get a flu shot this year? As a family with an asthma sufferer, we have been diligent about this line of defense against the flu since he was diagnosed back in 2013.

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Hey Plant Parent: Easy Houseplants…

*This post contains Amazon affiliate links that may earn me income if you purchase.* Houseplants became all the rage in 2020 when people were forced to stay home more. With little to keep them occupied and the burden of loneliness around every corner, houseplants provided a healthy, joyful way to feel connected to something when connecting to each other just wasn’t super safe. I’ll admit