Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States as it affects approximately 15 million people. Typically, asthma attacks are triggered by a variety of common substances. Inflammation of the airways causes an asthma attack, which leads to shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and chest tightness. During an asthma attack the airways tighten and the … [Read more...] about Trigger Factors for Asthma
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My 17-year-old son has always been a sports-first kind of boy. We have a Polaroid of him holding a basketball before he could crawl. He took his first steps on Superbowl Sunday – because he was trying to get as close as possible to the TV screen. Poker is a sport in his view, because ESPN broadcasts it. Ask him any sports trivia question and you will get an answer within a half … [Read more...] about Why My Son Will Never Play Football
The following is a guest post from Teri Gault, Lifestyle expert, money-saving guru, and CEO & founder of The Grocery Game. As CEO of TheGroceryGame, busy mom of two and wife, I love to celebrate the holidays and enjoy time with my family. Nothing is better than that, although the frosting on the cake is being able to have the best of the best without spending a fortune. … [Read more...] about Scary Good Ways to Save Money on Your Halloween Party!
As a general rule, I don’t do New Year’s resolutions. The last thing I really need is to put extra pressure on myself.But with a new year upon us, I know we all look for a fresh start - and often in the “how to be a better parent” department. We want to yell less, be more patient, feed the kids healthier meals, spend less time on our tech gadgets, read to them more… the list … [Read more...] about My Biggest Parenting Fails of 2013
Next week is my kids’ first taste of summer vacation. Like moms everywhere, I dream of lazy, fun-filled summers with my kids. Packed with adventures they will treasure for the rest of their lives. Sprinkled with the smell of fresh cut grass and ocean breezes, featuring lots of sunshine without any sunburn. Back when I worked fulltime in an office year-round, I felt … [Read more...] about Summer Vacation and Lowered Expectations