In the fight against breast cancer, there's a new tool that can help with early detection: genetic testing. Along with annual mammograms and monthly breast self-exams, women who are at high risk for breast cancer may be advised by their physician to consider genetic testing for the two breast cancer genes, BRCA1 or BRCA2. Here are some red flags that could indicate … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer Gene: Should You be Tested?
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Aslihan Sabanci is not only a mom to three kids and former Miss Turkey, but an author and entrepenuer who has written an excellent cookbook and gluten-free guide great for families trying to stick to this special diet. Her book is called Gluten-free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine: Invaluable Recommendations for a Healthy Immune System. Mrs. Sabanci was delighted to answer … [Read more...] about Author Aslihan Sabanci Shares Gluten-Free Cooking Tips
The demand to label GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) is picking up steam in the United States, both on the state and national front. Genetically Modified Organisms are experimental plants and animals that have been genetically engineered in a laboratory with DNA from other plants, animals, bacteria, and viruses. GMOs exist for two main reasons: 1. Seed producers … [Read more...] about Making Informed Food Decisions: The GMO Labeling Movement
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
Every girl has a closet or drawer dedicated to her favorite accessories - from earrings and bracelets to belts and scarves. Scarves are particularly versatile accessories and can be worn in various ways during all seasons. Plus, scarves can make an outfit when you need to look pulled together in a hurry. If you have a scarf collection, you may not be wearing them as much … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Wear a Scarf