Amanda Harmeyer Redhead

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5 Easy but Effective Winter Blues Survival Tips

Ugh. January. Just the name of the month sends a shiver up my spine.<p>After the warmth of the holidays is over, many of us are left with a solid case …

Life as a House

Sixteen years ago, with my first child incubating in my warm belly, my husband and I bought the house that I'd grown up in. We were newly married and …

STOP THE SHOP! - Best All Natural Skin Care Tips To Save Money

Stop The Shop!<p><b>Go Totally Natural And Save A Lot Of Money</b><p><b>How To Avoid Harmful Chemicals In Cosmetics</b><p><b>In this day</b> and age, keeping everything natural …

Skin Care

Wisconsin Wedding Week-Here Comes The Bride ⋆

Lost in all the confusion while I was off in Wisconsin recently to plead my undying love and all my wealth (snicker snicker) to Miss Madison, was the …

Self-care list week 3 - Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

Shares 87<p>Over the last two weeks we have ticked off some items from my 31 days of self-care list, or maybe you came up with your own list. If you …

The Red Beating Heart of Freedom

<i>A free and truly independent press–</i> <i><br>fiercely independent when necessary–</i> <i><br>is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy.</i> <i><br>Dan Rather</i><p>Don’t let anyone …

Why I Don't Want to Hear Your Scary Story About My Diagnosis

A couple of weeks ago my son was diagnosed with Lyme Disease. He came home from Scout camp and several days later had the trademark bullseye rash so …

The Zen RN

It's been twenty-two years since my rape, and now more than ever I am embracing the phrase, "healing is not linear". In retrospect, I can see that …

A Good news week – Musings on Monday 26 June 2017

<b>Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings</b><p><b>A week of good news:</b><p>In case you missed the news, the required legislation to close the disused Rail Corridor …

Toddler Art (Toddler Lessons: Part Three)

Part Three of my series in Toddler Lessons is Toddler Art.<p>Toddlers love art, and they have a surprisingly sophisticated grasp on a wide range of …

31 days to focus on you - Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

Shares 170<p>Well we can’t put it off any longer – we are almost into July, officially at the midway point of another year. How is your year going?<p>Some …

A Nurse's Truth: In Healing You, I Healed Myself

I have had a life-long struggle with self-worth. I remember, even as a young child, feeling ever so different from those around me. It felt deeply …

My Dad Was the Best Dad

Father’s Day is rolling around again. It’s one of those time’s each year when I miss my dad who died 16 years ago. It’s also that time when I wish my …

American Dreams

As a public health nurse I spend my days visiting low-income housing complexes to see my clients, many of whom are refugees or immigrants. At one of …

Inspiration Comes When You Aren’t Looking

Two things happened this week — neither of them involved logging a weight loss, but both were inspirational.<p>First, a little over a week ago, I …

Man Card Revocation! ⋆

<i>Oh my, what do we have here?</i><p>How was your Memorial Day weekend? I’ve currently been placed on temporary man card revocation pending a hearing from the …

5 Dazzling Graduation Gifts Students Will Adore

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Are Funny Memes Damaging to the Profession of Nursing?

I'm incredibly proud to be a nurse. Being a nurse has been one of the greatest joys of my life.<p>Not long ago I was attending to a patient and she …

I'm Getting Re-Treated! ⋆

<i>This obviously is going to be a bad day!</i><p>Before I get a radical vigilante pack of mommy bloggers showing up at my door hurling Molotov Cocktails and …

10 Surprising Things I Learned About Cuba

Cuba was always a mystery to me. The Cuban Missile Crisis happened just before I turned one. Growing up we were taught to fear Cuba and the thought …

A Toddler’s Guide to Rainy Day Activities

Nice weather we’re having, aren’t we? Still, no need to dread rainy days in with small children. Just follow this comprehensive toddler guide to …

Biscuits

Happiness Is PomPoms

<b>A few weeks ago on the blog I interviewed the UK charity Living Streets (read the interview HERE) and the charity were preparing for the UK’s</b> …

An Interview With Coruu Silicone Jewellery

<b>Finland bound this week – Coruu Silicone Jewellery is a Finnish women powered company whose exquisite jewellery pieces are designed by three talented</b> …

Jewelry

Birth and Mothering in America: Mothers Deserve More

Working as a public health nurse with low-income, high-risk families has opened my eyes to the world in so many ways. The person that I am today and …

A Second Avenue Subway Rendezvous

Being an average New Yorker, and by that I mean one without a silver spoon in her mouth, I take the subway. I’ve written about taking the subway a …

Spotlight: Klaudia, Blogger at Klaudia’s Corner

<b>My name is</b> Klaudia. <b>I’m a</b> German ‘midlife girl’ living the good life on the Canary Islands and writer of the lifestyle/home interior design blog, Klaudia’s Corner.<p><b>My work specializes in</b> improving home-and-lifestyle to help create happier lives by trying to spread a bit of positivity and motivation.<p><b>I</b> …

The bitch was right – #Writespiration

<b>Writespiration</b> – is a great challenge which I’m enjoying more each week.<p>The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme, in just 52 …

7 College Dorm Packing Tips From the Pros - SAVE THIS LIST!

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College & University

A Lesson in Joy

I was at The Salvation Army recently to pick up something for a client. As I was walking in the doors, there was a young man walking out with his …