Read My Johnson & Johnson “For All You Love” Moment.

J&J Campaign Manifesto

Johnson & Johnson recently created a campaign called, “For all you love.”  This campaign is designed to have people celebrate putting the needs of others first.  It also begs to question why we are willing to do just that for the people in our lives.  For me, it proves just how powerful love is! I [...]

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Prevention of Accidental Medicine Poisoning Tips: My Story

Medications

Did you know that every 8 minutes a child is treated in an emergency room for accidental medicine poisoning?  That is a pretty scary statistic, especially if you have children of your own. In our home, we have always been so careful to keep medications out of the reach of our children.  We child-proofed cabinets [...]

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What Makes My Mom Beautiful. #Giveaway

Moms

When you think about the important things your mom taught you growing up, what are some of the first things that come to mind?  For me, I don’t have a lot of memories from when I was a small child, but I do remember the things that matter most. I can think back to my [...]

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Bullying: Make a Change One Child at a Time

kids

  Thanks to The Bully Project for sponsoring my writing. Visit their website to join the movement and learn more. Definition of Bully:   A person who is habitually cruel or overbearing, especially to smaller or weaker people.  (thefreedictionary.com) verb: Use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do [...]

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True Beauty Comes from Within…Pass it on

Guessing all the Way

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall!  Who’s the fairest of them all? From a very young age, children are taught the importance of outer beauty.  If you look up the definition of “fairest”, you will find many different meanings, one of them being “beautiful, attractive”.  Of course, this is what the witch was wanting to know [...]

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Parenting Advice Worth Getting from my Mom

Moms

Who has given you the best parenting advice? Do you think you came into this world knowing everything there is to know about being a parent? I know in my personal life, my mother has had a lot to do with the type of parent I am today. I learned from my mother not only [...]

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A Gift of a Lifetime..

Guessing all the Way

SWAGG is a free mobile app that lets you shop smarter using your mobile phone. Buy, send or swap SWAGG GIFTS and organize your old school plastic gift cards. For every download of the app between now and Dec. 31, 2010, SWAGG will donate $1 to Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) , up to $125,000. [...]

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A Massage without a Happy Ending!

Guessing all the Way

Awww….time for some relaxation. Today I went to have a massage that my husband purchased me for Mother’s Day. That’s a really great gift, right? I had been holding onto it for a day like today when I really needed de-stressing. So my male therapist is about 15 minutes into the massage when out of [...]

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Everybody Needs a MOMcation!

Guessing all the Way

When I boarded the plane in Colorado to head to Cabo, I actually almost got back off the plane. I think I was feeling a lot of things at the time. Some of the emotions were fear, guilt, anxiety about being so far away from my family and insecurity about meeting new people. I had [...]

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An Overdue Letter of Apology….

Guessing all the Way

Dear Big Toe, I never knew just how much you do for me. You could definitely argue that I have taken you for granted over the last 38 years. For this, I apologize. I now know everything that you do to “balance” my life. I was always there to curse you when I would stump [...]

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