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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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). … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]