Beauty

Pretty Makeup Looks for Spring

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Spring Makeup Looks

Spring of 2020 is officially here, though most of us are confined to our homes in the midst of the virus pandemic. Even if we are social distancing, at least we can enjoy a little spring weather outside, or perhaps even steal away for a few leisurely walks around the neighborhood. I am an extrovert, […]

Autism

To The Mom Who Feels Like a Failure

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Mom and kids

My daughter absolutely despises doctor’s visits. I usually have to give her a week’s notice to mentally prepare for the anxiety a simple check-up will inflict. She recently confessed that her anxiety stems from the fear that the doctors will find something else wrong. It’s a type of PTSD she’s reliving from the time she […]

Food

Low-Carb Meal Ideas For the Busy Mom

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Low-Carb Recipes

Switching over to a low-carb lifestyle has gifted me many positive benefits. In addition to weight loss, my skin has cleared up, my hair is no longer falling out, and best of all for my condition, I rarely experience digestive upset. Many people with autoimmune issues benefit from low-carb eating, like myself. As a parent […]

Autism

Date Ideas for When a Babysitter Is Not Feasible

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Date night

Many leading marriage counselors and relationship experts encourage couples to date their spouse at least once a week to promote healthy, strong marriages. When I first heard this recommendation, I shrugged and figured why not? At the time, I was young and unsuspecting, newly married with no children and plenty of time on my hands […]

Food

Our Top Diabetes-Friendly Snacks & Low-Carb Brands

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Diabetes snacks

Managing Type 1 Diabetes with a carb-loving vegetarian can be arduous. But, managing Type 1 Diabetes with a carb-loving vegetarian in the throes of puberty? It’s like navigating through a land-mine! When our daughter was first diagnosed 3 years ago, we thought she’d have to change her eating habits drastically. I dreaded the thought of […]