The financial costs of chronic illness.

The financial costs of chronic illness.

  We all suffer from bouts of ill health from time to time, and in the vast majority of cases, it’s a short-term thing, which is over within a few days at most.   Not everyone is so lucky, however. When chronic illness develops, it can have an enormous impact on a household, whether the …

Get the family involved: 4 ways to help a loved one with Cancer.

Cancer patient

  Cancer affects millions of families every year and despite the life changing diagnosis, it also brings many families together, strengthening their bond.   If a member of your immediate family or a close relative has recently been diagnosed with a serious form of cancer, such as mesothelioma, or an early detection of skin cancer, …

5 unique ways to make swimming more fun for the whole family this summer.

5 unique ways to make swimming more fun for the whole family this summer.

To keep swimming fun, you need to stay motivated. For this summer, swimming pools will be one of the greatest joys for the whole family. Both indoor and outdoor swimming provide the entire family with an excellent opportunity for sport and fun. There are different things that you can incorporate in your swimming for safety …

Future snapshot: Marijuana is legal everywhere!

Future snapshot: Marijuana is legal everywhere

  Can you just imagine a time when marijuana is legal everywhere?   The day will come. No more high priced black market trade in cannabis, nor all the resulting crime that goes with it. No more promising futures of our kids compromised or ruined because of charges stemming from cannabis use. Less personal taxes …

Show your support: Six cancer ribbon items.

Pink ribbons cake pops.

Cancer survivors, cancer patients, and their loved ones appreciate an ocean of pink ribbons worn to support their cause and cancer research. If your little pink ribbon has seen better days, replace it with one of these more durable cancer ribbon items.     1. Clothing With a pink-ribbon embellished t-shirt, baseball cap, or fitted …

Seeds and nuts are superfoods.

Mark and I have been adding seeds and nuts – the superfoods – to our diet on a regular basis. They are a wonderful, fast food and a first choice in our house. This is a great plus because of the added nutrition and the presence of the ‘good’ fats every body needs. It is …