Did you know that every year, nearly half a million babies are born prematurely in the United States? That is equal to one baby born prematurely every single minute.
One in nine babies is born prematurely in the United States each year. Both of my children were among them.
Unlike most pregnant women, I was in a position where I knew beforehand that my babies would be born prematurely. The days and weeks leading up to their births were terrifying, not knowing just how early they would be born or if they would suffer long term consequences from coming into the world before their little bodies were ready. Keep Reading...
There are different types of fats in food, and if you are trying to eat healthy, saturated fat is the one you most want to avoid. Not only because they are, well, fattening, but because saturated fats can also raise your cholesterol levels, leading to a whole bunch of heart health concerns. It is also linked to a higher risk of diabetes. Saturated fats can be hard… Keep Reading...
For the past few weeks I have had the opportunity to test out the new Omron Alvita Wireless Activity Tracker. It records the steps you’ve taken throughout the day, the distance you have gone and the calories you burned, so that you can get moving towards your goals.
Here’s what I liked about
People are moving in droves to smarter, more energy-efficient living, such as upgrading home appliances and décor. Even small improvements can lead to a big difference in your home’s energy-use. Some of these upgrades are incredibly easy and low cost investments, such as replacing old light bulbs for LED bulbs. Additionally, an increasing number of appliances can be controlled wirelessly, saving homeowners on their electric bills.
Anthony Carrino and… Keep Reading...
Professional poker player Maria Ho has a schedule that is so busy that most of us would get dizzy just thinking about it. Currently ranked the 3rd best female poker player in … [Read More...]
My friend Stacey Hoffer Weckstein contributed to a fantastic new book, Inspiration for a Woman's Soul: Choosing Happiness, released today Amazon! In this new book, … [Read More...]
Several weeks ago I shared with you a recipe for a healthy, gluten-free Tex-Mex Rice Stir recipe that, by the way, my older son has been bugging me all week to make … [Read More...]
Over the past few years, breast cancer has become a part of everyday conversation. I have close friends who have battled the disease at various levels, those who … [Read More...]