Health Archive

Teaching Our Children About Sex

I am a Christian and believe our schools should teach sex ed. I have decided to be on a small committee working on a sexual health curriculum. Now, before you tell me the enemy has poisoned my mind, you should read on. I live my life very intentionally, believe these children are ...Read More

Workout Pointers from a Pro

We all know how important excercise in our life. Unfortunantely most of us aren’t farmers using our guns all day. I have been creeping along but without the progress that I want. I have never been the skinny one, it’s just not the way I am built. I am a short solid ...Read More

The Italian Grandma’s Healing

“It’s time for the Italian grandma,” the man says with a sigh. You may think he is referring to his mother-in-law or grandma-in-law. Nope, no Italian pride to show in this home. So what’s he referring to?? A sick child. I know you are shaking your head in complete confusion at this ...Read More

Do You Ever Experience Sanity?

I was walking along and all I could hear was the crashing of the ocean and the wind in my ears. I had a very uncomfortable feeling beginning to brew. I kept asking myself what it was. Was someone following me? Could it be from the conference I just attended? Could it ...Read More

So You Think You Are a Failure, Huh?

How many times have you started a weightloss program and “failed”? How many times have you left a project half finished and though “that was a failure”? How many times have you yelled at your kids and mutter “I am a failure.”? It’s ok, you can be honest, you are in good ...Read More

Common Car Seat Mistakes

One of my volunteer positions is as a Child Passenger Safety Tech. Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and how you are secured in the car can make a huge difference between life and death. According to NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), 75% of car seats and/or children aren’t properly ...Read More

I Ripped Out a Man’s Lungs!

Have you ever taken out a brain or cracked a man’s ribs? I have and it was phenominal! Before you get scared away from this crazy lady, let me explain. See, there was this one night…..just kidding! I am a medical nerd. My goal someday is to become a nurse practioner. Although ...Read More

Healthy Kids=Nation’s Success

A writing assignment I did for PTK (an honors society I am part of) on one of my passions, the health of our children. I love being active and do not do well if I have to sit for an extended period of time. I believe our bodies were created for adventure and movement. ...Read More