Category «Health»

Heavy Words

HEAVY WORDS Sometimes life presents to you circumstances where you think you may not ever be able to get through them.  Sometimes we have to realize we can not “fix” everything.  Sometimes we get to truly see how unfair life can be.  Sometimes we have to relearn we can not control life.  Sometimes all we …

Stronger Together

It’s been over 2 months since my last post on Crazy Happy Mom Life because I wasn’t ready to share what has been happening in our lives.  Almost one month ago, my worst fears were confirmed-my sweet, beautiful daughter was diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer.  The last couple months have been unreal feeling with tons …

Do you suffer from Migraines???

What is a migraine headache?  In my definition it is a horrible headache, usually on one side of the head, typically behind one eye for me.  Having migraines affects your whole life and everyone in it.  I started getting migraines in my mid teens and still get them today.  The key to living with migraines …

Smile Through It

I am sure you have heard the saying life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.  Lately I have had quite a few days where it doesn’t just feel like rain more of a torrential downpour!  I know I am most definitely not the only one here …

Worried About Strep Throat?!

Fall is in full swing and so are illnesses, especially with sharing germs daily at school, daycare, etc.  Sore throats are a very common symptom to many viruses, even the common cold.  So, as a mom when do you  decide maybe it’s more than “just a virus”?   All of us have likely heard of …

What is Influenza??

What is Influenza??? The CDC defines influenza as “a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness.” I feel like as a parent, nurse, and health conscience person, it is important to know what influenza is, how we can help prevent it, and how to care for it if …

Colds vs Flu

So, by profession I am a Pediatric Nurse and this is something that was not just a past job or career for me, nursing is kind of engrained into you.  It’s almost that time of year again for Influenza Season to begin.  I know it can be hard to differentiate between a bad cold and …