How To Tell If Your Child May Be Dehydrated

Have you often wondered how to tell if your child may be dehydrated? Please remember, I’m not a doctor, nurse or anyone in the medical field. I’m a mom and a grandma and sometimes call myself Dr. Linda for the advice I give my loved ones, but I am not a doctor. A couple of days ago I saw on Facebook that one of my very special friends had a sick child. I immediately sent him a text. They have no insurance because, as we all know, many people can’t afford insurance. Often you are better off paying cash when you go to the doctor because the doctors will charge you less because they don’t have to wait months to be reimbursed. Plus, some prescriptions cost less than your co-pay if you pay cash. As young parents, or grandparents, we worry when a young toddler gets sick because they can’t always tell us what hurts or how they are feeling.

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First Aid Kits-What You Need To Survive An Emergency

I mentioned a few days ago that I hired a professional photographer to take pictures of my emergency preparedness items. I teach classes on food storage and emergency preparedness at different churches, subdivisions, businesses and other groups. It’s getting harder and harder for me to haul all my “stuff” to the different locations, so pictures are working great for presentations. Today, it’s all about first aid kits and the many ways you can put one together.

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15 Reasons Why I Store Epsom Salts To Use Everyday

What are Epsom Salts? It is not actually salt but a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of sulfate and magnesium.  It started out from a bitter saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England. Do you remember your family always having Epsom Salts? I remember seeing this blue bag in the hall closet with the rest of the medicinal products my mother had stored. We only had a few items for any ailment we had. The ones that I remember were Epsom Salts, Merthiolate, Mercurochrome, and aspirin.

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9 Essential Oils You Will Want To Use Every Day

I have 9 essential oils to talk with you about today. I’m very concerned about what is happening around the world. Actually, even road rage is becoming rampant. I am starting to wonder why people are so angry that they must shoot and kill someone to get the lane they want to drive in, are you kidding me? There is one lane right outside my subdivision that is a bit tricky to make a lane change. Mark and I are more laid back and let people in, what’s the hurry, people? Maybe this is why I want to talk about using these 9 essential oils if and when we cannot leave our homes due to riots or pandemics. Keep in mind, I do not sit around and worry about stuff because I can take care of myself. Mark and I can sleep at night knowing we are prepared for any scenario. We have the water, food storage, first aid kits and essential oils to name just a few things we are prepared to use for everyday use or any emergency.

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