8 Ways to Exercise with your Kids this Summer

Having kids can take it out of you! With all the responsibilities a parent has these days, it may be hard for you to find the time or money to go to the gym. And your kids? They are much more into technology these days which may keep them from being outdoors and getting the exercise they need as well. If you’re looking for ways to exercise with your kids and get everyone healthier, check out these tips!


Exercise with Kids

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9 Healthy Summer Snacks for Kids to Eat

Summer is quickly approaching and that means your kids are going to get hungry. You suddenly need to think of several snack items to feed them. There’s just something about summer and kids getting hungrier. Maybe it’s all of that extra energy they are burning off that’s making them hungrier. If you’re looking for some healthier summer snack options, give these 9 healthy summer snacks a try.

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6 Ways to Help your Child with ADHD

When you have your little bundle of joy, you have a look at that little face with so much love and adoration. It only takes a few weeks to realize your little bundle is full of energy, but you chalk it up to all children are different. As the years go on, your child with ADHD will start to show signs and symptoms of this troubling disorder. From the lack of attention to impulsivity, there will be days you just don’t know what to do! As a parent of a child with ADHD, I can fully understand the frustration, but I have discovered 6 ways to help your child with ADHD to make your life easier.


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7 Tips for Dealing with PTSD

If someone you know is dealing with PTSD, the struggle is real! Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that causes night sweats, night terrors, anxiety, and uncontrollable thoughts due to the trigger of a terrifying event. Our military sees and experiences some of the most horrific things including death, torture, and child bombings, sacrificing their mental health for the freedom of mankind. This sacrifice comes with very real symptoms such as avoidance, negative changes in mood, changes in emotional reactions, and severe flashbacks. If you are around a brave, sacrificing soldier dealing with, here are 7 tips that can help you deal with it:

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The joys of Womanhood, and some fun crafts #RecycleYourPeriodPad

The joys of Womanhood, and some fun crafts #RecycleYourPeriodPad The joys of Womanhood & some fun crafts #RecycleYourPeriodPad.  Being a Woman is hard enough, LBL can “dampen” our day; thanks to Poise it doesn’t have to! As a Mom of 6, LBL is something that hit my like a ton of bricks. I thought I …

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Important information about #RSVawareness that everyone should know! #PreemieProtection


This is part of a sponsored collaboration with MedImmune and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own.
ESPAÑOL:Si bien este post forma parte de una campaña patrocinada con MedImmune y Latina Mom Bloggers, las opiniones expresadas son mías.


Important information about #RSVawareness that everyone should know! #PreemieProtection. Read important information about the effects of this disease.
Whether you have/have had or even haven’t had a Preemie, there is vital information that you should know when it comes to RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus).  Everyone can help keep already fragile Preemies safe from this terrible disease.

It’s no secret that we have 6 kids, but not many people know that FOUR of those six kids were born prematurely.  Our now 14-year-old Daughter was born at 30 weeks, our now 12-year-old Daughter was born at 28 weeks, our now 11-year-old son was born at 24 weeks, and our now rambunctious 9-year-old was born at a mere 22 weeks!  (sadly because of our house fire last month, I have lost 99.5% of all pictures we had, so I can only show you what I had previously on my blog)
Important information about #RSVawareness that everyone should know! #PreemieProtection. Read important information regarding the effects of this disease.

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What is PTSD? This is MY Family’s story…

What is PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder)?
What has it done to MY Family?

PTSD, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder,
is a psychiatric disorder that can occur following the experience or witnessing of a life-threatening events such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents, or physical or sexual assault in adult or childhood. Most survivors of trauma return to normal given a little time. However, some people will have stress reactions that do not go away on their own, or may even get worse over time. These individuals may develop PTSD. People who suffer from PTSD often relive the experience through nightmares and flashbacks, have difficulty sleeping, and feel detached or estranged, and these symptoms can be severe enough and last long enough to significantly impair the person’s daily life.
(piece from a full article at PTSD.ne.gov)

What is PTSD to me and to my Family?
PTSD is mean, it’s evil, it’s the thing that stole my husband, it’s the monster that took my Children’s Father away.
No, he’s not dead (thankfully), but he’s not here.
He hasn’t been here for years.

My husband was in the Navy for 14 years and has been in more than 6 Deployments, in those he did a few tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

On his last tour, Afghanistan was supposed to have him for 8 months; but he never gave him back to us.

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