Fight Cold and Flu Season Naturally

September marks the start of the season every parent comes to dread: cold and flu season. As children take their play indoors, germs circulate more quickly, leading to six months of increased infections that can, at any point, turn a day of school or work into cancelled meetings and time spent coughing on the couch.As with all illnesses, prevention is ...continue reading

Wanna Get Away?

What mother hasn't felt this way? With the past week (broken laptop, couldn't find flu shots for my kids, now Will's sick), I definitely would love to get away just for a weekend.  When Country Inn & Suites by Carlson asked if I'd like a woman's weekend retreat, how could I say no?Next weekend, I'll be heading to a local Country Inn & Suites by ...continue reading

Cold, Seasonal Flu & H1N1 Symptoms

h1n1 chart

I got this great chart to help you decipher what sickness is going around in your house. As a mom, I am freaking out about H1N1, and this really helps to figure out what's going on.  (That being said, always make sure you call your doctor for the proper medical care). ...continue reading

Will Update — The Story Up Till Now

Where do I start?  I landed yesterday from the Stouffer's Event (which was awesome and I will be writing posts later about it.  I just can't right now).  I got a phone call from my FIL.  He said that "I'm picking you up.  Will's in the hospital".  Of course, my idiotic response was "are you kidding me".  I mean my brain could not wrap around what he was ...continue reading