The Pros and Cons of Breast Self-Examinations

The Pros and Cons of Breast Self-Examinations

Are there cons to doing self-examinations on your breasts? Most women are taught upon reaching adulthood about the importance of self-examinations for their breasts, or BSEs. Since early detection is a vital part of beating cancer, you can really never be too...

Five Things Every Woman Should Know about Menopause

It’s best to be well informed about menopause, so it doesn’t sneak up on you. When it comes to life, there are certain inescapable truths; death, taxes, and if you’re a woman, menopause. When we are young girls and first get our period, we often sit down with our...

Five Natural Ways to Protect Against the Flu

In case you didn’t know, its flu season. If you have kids, I’m pretty sure I don’t need to tell you that it’s flu season. In fact, I would venture to say that it’s less of a flu ‘season’ and more ‘flu panic’. According to The New York Times this flu season is the...

How to Wake up Feeling Energized and Refreshed

If getting out of bed in the morning is a struggle, read on. It may be the holy grail of questions, especially for mothers: How do we wake up in the morning feeling refreshed and energized? I know for most moms, waking up early in the morning is just a necessary fact...
How to Deal with Depression Naturally

How to Deal with Depression Naturally

There are many ways to deal with depression, natural or otherwise. Depression, unfortunately can strike at any time. This is especially true during the winter months, as the cold weather forces us inside, where there is nothing to focus on but our thoughts. Seasonal...

Five Things to Know About Dating an Athlete

Dating an athlete can be a little mystifying, especially if you aren’t personally athletic. As a married woman I don’t come across this problem much anymore, but I remember back in college that sometimes athletes had issues dating non-athletic people. If you are...