Learning About Your Health Care Plan Can Be Fun

Knowing the ins and outs of your health care plan isn't something a lot of us can brag about. This is actually costing us more than we think. We could save money on the front end by knowing where to go when sick or injured and on the back end by knowing what preventative care options are available to us. This is a sponsored post but all thoughts and opinions I share are always my own. Health … [Read more...]

Truth or Dare – Understand Health Benefits

Truth. Do you understand health benefits? I'd have to say, NOPE. Which is silly because I know there are a ton of resources available. But I never think to make the time to figure out how to navigate them... until now. United Health Care has dared us to have a little fun while figuring this all out. This post has been sponsored, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Understand Health … [Read more...]

Navigating The Affordable Care Act

To date, 7.1 million people have enrolled in a healthcare plan using The Affordable Care Act. The ACA has helped people get coverage that actually works for them instead of a policy that they pay into but that will offer limited help when they need it. While the ACA is a wonderful thing, it can be difficult to navigate. There are things you need to know in order to get the most out of the new … [Read more...]

Fast, Accurate Thermometer for Cold and Flu Season

Cold and flu season is upon us! As a new mom, I will admit I am a bit overzealous when it comes to checking my son’s every bump, bruise, cough and hiccup. Exergen TemporalScanner makes it super easy for me to take his temperature. I received a thermometer in exchange for my review, but all opinions are my own. Exergen Smart Glow TemporalScanner Thermometer When it comes to taking my baby’s … [Read more...]

Be Prepared with Johnson & Johnson Wound Care #JNJWoundCare

Being prepared for wounds of all degrees is important. From small bumps and bruises to healing after major surgery, there are many things you can learn to help you handle situations the best. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Be Prepared with Johnson & Johnson Wound Care One of the most memorable times of my life was when my Grampa had to have his appendix … [Read more...]

Pollen Count Got You Down? Try Rootology

If you're anything like me, you live your life by the pollen count, because as any allergy sufferer knows, the pollen count is a cruel, hateful, flower scented beast. It will grip your head in its pastel colored claws and squeeze it until you think its going to pop. Ahh... Summer. Blech. That's how I used to feel, until I tried Rootology's all natural herbal supplement, Breathe Free. Pollen Count … [Read more...]

Ways to Save on Time and Healthcare Costs for the Adult Student

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.  It is my pleasure to bring you tips on how to save on time and healthcare costs by utilizing a Walgreens Healthcare clinic near you.  We love our Healthcare Clinic Chicago! Save on Time and Healthcare Costs When it … [Read more...]

Ricola No More Sick Days

Ricola sent me a prize package for this post.  All opinions are my own.  Cold and flu season is at its peak this month.  It seems like every other person I talk to is down with some sort of bug.  Ricola®, the leading manufacturer of soothing herb cough drops from Switzerland, is encouraging consumers to trade in their sick days for well days by inviting them to “Call in Well.” Ricola - No More … [Read more...]

Post Holiday Savings at CVS on your Favorite Products

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of CVS. All opinions are 100% mine. CVS is currently running wonderful deals on my favorite products! These healthy essentials brand name products are those that I find myself considering as staples of the household.  I simply cannot live without them! Post Holiday Savings Saving money after the holidays is just as important as saving on all … [Read more...]

TUMS relieve heartburn FAST

With so many holiday events right around the corner, it is guaranteed that you will eat something you probably shouldn’t. Suffering from heartburn is nothing you want to deal with – having TUMS antacids on hand can help relieve heartburn fast so you can get back to the party! I received TUMS product samples in exchange for my review. TUMS relieve heartburn FAST! TUMS aren’t just the miniature … [Read more...]

Find and Organize Doctors with the Healthgrades App

I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Healthgrades.  I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.  All opinions are my own. Find and Organize Doctors with the Healthgrades App Each family member tends to have their own individual needs when it comes to medical care.  Organizing and finding this info can be a challenge.  Healthgrades, the leading … [Read more...]

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics Make Life Easier

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics are the new and improved version of their "take care clinics".  It's now even easier to stop at your local Walgreens for a variety of healthcare services. Could Have Skipped the ER I can tell you exactly when I could have used a Walgreens Healthcare Clinic myself.  It was about a year ago now and I was getting ready to go out to dinner with my family on a Friday … [Read more...]

10 Tips for UTI Prevention and Relief #AzoGirl

I have suffered from UTI's (Urinary Tract Infections) for most of my life.  For this reason, I jumped at the chance to work with AZO on this post.  They supplied me with several of their products, however, all opinions are my own. This is definitely a TMI topic, but I also know it's quite common.  A lot of women experience frequent UTI's and it can be hell to deal with.  My sister and I both … [Read more...]

Getting Sick as a Parent #spon

As a parent, you know that getting sick is just plain not allowed.  Who has time for that?!  But, unfortunately, it is bound to happen eventually.  Especially with the kids going out and collecting all the germs and viruses to bring home and infect the whole family.  Of course we go through every effort to prevent this with washing hands, disinfecting surfaces and eating very healthy.  But nothing … [Read more...]

Share the Love with Kleenex Brand Care Packs

Tis the season to share the love and Kleenex Brand Care Packs are a great way to do it.  With spring around the corner and Valentine's romance blooming all around, everyone seems to be in an extra affectionate mood.  But with all this affection and weather changing, the cold and flu are also here for the party.  If you know someone is sick why not do something nice like bring them a flower and an … [Read more...]

Adam had Emergency Surgery

Adam, aka, the Boop, had to have emergency surgery last week to remove his appendix.  It all happened so fast, I think I'm still somewhat in shock. The Boop's Surgery Jen and I were just getting home from day one of Bloggy Boot Camp (it was awesome BTW—bummed we missed day 2,) which was held in downtown Chicago, when I got a text from my ex-husband, Mike.  He was originally going to be taking … [Read more...]

Manage Your Health Care with Tips from Cigna

Planning for the health of yourself and your family is difficult.  It's hard to anticipate what will happen but having a plan is a great start. Understand Your Health Plan Thanks to Cigna, we now have a chance to understand and plan accordingly for our health and make the most out of our plans.  Cigna offers great tips to help us stay organized and plan for the year's health … [Read more...]

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