Raise Your Hand for Anaphylaxis Awareness #spon

This discussion of anaphylaxis awareness has been sponsored but all opinions expressed are my own.In my non blogging life, I work as a Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician.  Some of the most commonly requested advice from my patients has to do with treating allergies.  I'm sure many of you are familiar with both seasonal and indoor allergies...the sniffling, the sneezing, the itchy and watery eyes, etc.  Food allergies are also starting to become more common, with many people having to eat a restricted diet due to food sensitivities. … [Read more...]

Healthy Eating Means Treating Yourself with #DoleParfaitEscapes

This healthy eating post is brought to you by Dole and Mom it Forward but all opinions are my own.I try so hard to watch what I eat, drink plenty of water, and get a little bit of exercise once in a while.  Okay, so I really should be getting more exercise than I do but I am working on that!  Healthy eating doesn't always come easily for me.  If I really gave in to every one of my cravings I would be eating Lucky Charms for breakfast and ice cream sundaes for dinner.  Clearly, not a great way to stay healthy!  If someone told me I had to … [Read more...]

Tips to Boost Your Child’s Digestive Health

Ever since my daughter was little she has had the occasional digestive complaint.  Seeing as I myself am constantly battling this issue and my dad has Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) I figure there is a little bit of genetics going on here.  Digestive health is an issue that I have discussed with her on several occasions.  She is almost a teenager now and it is important that she starts taking responsibility for her own digestive health and not rely on me to make all of her decisions for her.  There are several ways to improve your child's … [Read more...]