Walking 60 miles in 3 days for a cure, at the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, via EatSleepBe.com

The Susan G. Komen 3-Day: It’s All About Perspective

Your experience in life is all about about your perspective. Determination, gratefulness, and optimism are matters of choice.

Last weekend in Philadelphia, as I walked alongside a sea of pink in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, I was given a clear reminder of the importance of perspective. Walkers were joined by hurricane Joaquin this year, as he wreaked havoc on the beautiful fall Northeast weather. While cold and rain… Keep Reading...

Stonyfield Organic Fruit Snacks - Mixed Berry and Strawberry Flavors

The Egg, Tree Nut and Peanut Allergy Safe Snack List

As a former food allergy parent, at the beginning of each year I typically receive inquiries as to which snacks are safe for kids to have in the classroom, to serve at parties, and to give out on Halloween. It can be nerve-recking to look at a class allergen list and wonder how to throw a party while keeping everyone safe.

Last year I wrote about the folks at … Keep Reading...

P&G #PowerofClean Water

How YOU Can Help People Around the World Gain Access to Clean Water

Disclosure: I am participating in a paid campaign on behalf of P&G and The Motherhood to share information about the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program.

When my kids were little, they used to like taking long baths. Though I wanted to indulge them in this time, I was particular about them using too much water during bath time. So I began to tell them that if they kept the water… Keep Reading...

The amazing benefits of halotherapy

How Salt Therapy can Detox the Body and Clear the Mind

Have you seen them? It’s the newest craze in spa treatments and holistic therapies in the United States, though has been popular in Europe and Scandanavia for decades. It’s called Halotherapy.

So what is salt therapy? If you have been using a neti-pot or a saline nose spray, you are probably already somewhat aware of the positive benefits of salt for cleansing the nasal passages. A daily nasal spray… Keep Reading...

Being BRCA aware can save lives. #ad

8 Facts About the BRCA Gene All Women Need to Know

With the sea of pink that floods the country every October, it is no surprise that breast cancer has become a part of everyday conversation. What was once a taboo topic has … [Read More...]

Responsible Consumption, 1 of 17 Global Goals fur Sustainable Development, by Getty Images

Why Responsible Consumption is Vital to Our Development

The number 17 has always held a special meaning for me. It was my soccer jersey number for many years as a kid, and one number that I gravitate towards still to this day. As a … [Read More...]

Simply Feeling Normal

Simply Feeling Normal

This is the blog post I have wanted to write for a decade. These are the words I have wanted to shout out loud, but never, ever would have thought it possible. He’s … [Read More...]

The toll of stress on the body and mind

The Toll of Stress and Why We All Need a Little More Zen

We are a stressed out nation, ladies and gentleman. The current state of high stress that we are living in (at least in my opinion) is largely responsible for all the … [Read More...]

Are we getting closer to a world without breast cancer?

Are We Really Getting Closer to a World Without Breast Cancer?

Upon recently hearing of yet another friend’s breast cancer diagnosis, a few of my girlfriends mentioned that they were due for a mammogram. Two of them had been putting it … [Read More...]

Your thyroid health is more important than you may think. Here are 10 easy tips for natural thyroid support.

Get a Healthy Thyroid: 10 Tips for Natural Thyroid Support

Okay, ladies. Listen up. It’s time to talk about thyroid health. Perhaps it’s not the sexiest topic, but it is an important one. Your thyroid plays a crucial role in … [Read More...]

Which one of thee people has HIV?

Today, Let’s Change the Stigma of HIV

What does HIV look like? Is it the man who served you coffee this morning, or the woman who you just held the door for? Is it the little boy and his mother who you often see taking walks together in the neighborhood, or the guy who delivers your mail?

It is all of those people, especially today, because TODAY, September 22nd, is A Day with

Malala Yousafzai

The 5 Types of People Who Should See the New Malala Documentary

Last weekend I was given the opportunity to screen the documentary, He Named Me Malala. It was such a powerful film that it took a few days to gather my thoughts. Having done so now, I’d like to share with you who, in my humble opinion, should see this film:

Fathers. The relationship between Malala Yousafzai and her father, Ziauddin, is nothing short of beautiful. It… Keep Reading...

Endurance Athletes

Favorite Essential Oils for Endurance Athletes

Before starting off this post, I should probably point out that I do not consider myself an endurance athlete. I am, however, about to participate in my second Susan G. Komen 3-Day, walking well over 60 miles (plus at least 10 “Komen Miles”) in what is affectionately well known as “Hilly Philly.

Though an athlete, I have never run a marathon or participate in a triathlon – and more… Keep Reading...

Aventura Clothing Fall 2015

Fall Shopping? Get Comfort, Style and Eco-Friendly Fabrics from Aventura Clothing

Raise your hand if you love shopping for fall clothing? No, I’m not talking about shopping for the kids. I am talking about clothing for you. The sweaters the sweaters, the jackets, the fantastic fall colors… all of it.

Keep your hand raised if you would love to get the sweaters, the jackets, and the fantastic fall colors in eco-friendly fabrics from a brand that cares about sustainability.

The weather may not… Keep Reading...

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