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How to get a Good Night’s Sleep — Part one

This is the first post in a two part series on how to get a better night’s sleep.  Many factors can affect our sleep: stress, illness, children and more. Maybe you can fall asleep easily, but wake up for good in the middle of the night. Or, maybe it takes you forever to turn off your brain. When you’re a […]

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The Heartwarming “Caring Messages” Greeting Card Contest Winners

When words of hope and love sprout from personal experience, they warm your heart. For proof, just take a look at the winning entries in the “Caring Messages” greeting card contest from CaringBridge and Hallmark Cards. During National Family Caregiving Month in November, CaringBridge and Hallmark asked people to design inspirational greeting cards that celebrate those who work tirelessly to […]

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Four Funny, Fascinating Flicks

It’s easy to lose sight of taking some time for yourself among all the preparations, expenditures, and obligations of being a caregiver. Sometimes it feels like taking a break is impossible, or that you need a two-week trip to the Bahamas (stat!) to lower the stress-o-meter. But sometimes, all you need to hit the reset button is a cozy night […]

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Feeling Beautiful After Breast Surgery

After breast cancer, lumpectomies, mastectomies or reconstruction, many women aren’t sure how to feel about their bodies. You’re dealing with asymmetry, drainage, discomfort and more. And, not only do you look and feel different, so do your undergarments and clothing. Your physical appearance and sexuality is put to the test. Are you destined for ill-fitting garments? No. You just have […]

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