Melanie Goldish of Duluth, Minnesota, knows what it’s like to worry about a child battling cancer — and she knows what it’s like to worry about a sibling waiting in the wings while the family focuses on the sick child. Fortunately for many families today, Goldish found a way to help the siblings of kids with cancer.Read Full Story
We picked Annie out when my daughter was about a year old. We knew she was the dog for us when we walked by her cage at our local animal shelter and Annie nuzzled her face against the gate, asking for love. We had never considered getting an older dog, but once we witnessed the loving exchange between my daughter and Annie, we knew we had to take her home. We had Annie for about three years, and then had to make the choice to let her go.Read Full Story
We all know the adage “laughter is the best medicine.” In situations of illness, injury and emotional hurts, carefully applied humor can help manage the stress and start the psyche at least on a healing path. It’s a simple and complex topic all at once, obvious and subtle. And when trying to help your kids develop appropriate senses of humor, this is a key point you want to make and reiterate -- and use.Read Full Story
The meaning of comfort food for the 50 million Americans suffering from chronic pain is food that can ease the daily aching. Charles Friedman, D.O., pain management specialist for Pain Relief Centers in Pinellas Park, Florida, says, "Fill your plate with the following foods that fight pain."Read Full Story
After a divorce, finding someone new may seem impossible, but you can connect with someone special again. Jill Spiegel, author of How To Talk To Anyone About Anything! The Secrets to Connecting, offers these tips on how to attract new love after divorce.Read Full Story
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