Category «Health»

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 …