Treating the flu in a year with an imperfect flu vaccine

Graphic: Americal Recall Center

You know it's here...the flu! People coughing and sneezing. Out from work and school. And, of course, the stories on the news about this year's flu vaccine mismatch between the circulating flu and the one in the the vaccine. … [Read more...]

Summer Tips for Having Fun and Staying Healthy

The lazy days of summer just about here officially but the wave is spreading across the country quickly as school ends for another year. Before we know it, warm weather will be upon all of us and summer plans will be in full swing. My favorite part of the summer is the change of pace from the school year. I try to adopt as much of the "lazy" from the motto "lazy days of summer" and encourage my … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Musings

Mother's Day Gifts

A mother’s day post from a mom we all wish we knew As an author and a woman, there are just some women authors I wish I had gotten the chance to meet and have a cup of coffee with.   You know the type: the ones who make you think: wow...she would have been a great neighbor. … [Read more...]

Water Fun in the Sun

A few years ago, we got caught up in the same back yard instant pool bug that everyone else seemed to have. It seemed like such a simple and easy solution...unroll, put in water and Voila! Instant backyard pool with hours of endless lounging and backyard fun. Well, that was the fantasy. The reality? The pool never held its water. The pool top kept flying. And, the ladder barely fit over the pool’s … [Read more...]