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mindfulness activities for kids

Mindfulness Activities Kids the Family will Enjoy

Mindfulness activities for kids are a way to connect with self and emotions in a healthy way. This year has been more stressful than ever and I decided to add my children into my mindfulness practices. I have been implementing mindfulness exercises for kids at home to build self-regulation and self-awareness. I already do a…

How Gardening Became My Migraine Distraction

How Gardening Became My Migraine Distraction

Last weekend, I used gardening as a migraine distraction. I woke up with a migraine attack from the weather and a stressful week. When I saw the rain falling outside, I felt a blanket of pain, pressure, and fatigue all over my body. I thought my whole day was going to be a waste when…

Khloé Kardashian Migraine Interview

Khloé Kardashian Migraine Interview

I was honored to have the opportunity to interview Khloé Kardashian! I was really nervous but excited to talk to her about her life with migraine. To give you some background, I’m a huge reality show fan. I’d prefer talking reality TV over politics any day and Keeping Up With the Kardashians is a show…

Huggaroo eye compress

Huggaroo Weighted Lap Pad, Neck Wrap and Eye Compress (Review)

I was given a Huggaroo weighted lap pad, neck wrap and eye compress to review. Let’s just say, I was not the only reviewer in my house. Do any of you receive packages and somehow your child thinks it is theirs immediately? Well, this is part of My Migraine Life. If it is cute, my…

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Sponsored: 5 Ways My Migraine Life Has Changed during COVID-19

My Migraine Life has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, I personally feel COVID-19 has changed our lives forever. On March 12, I woke up, taught my preschool class and by the end of the day, COVID-19 and our governor had shut down schools and the lifestyle as we knew it. I walked out…

Corona Virus is not a break

Corona Virus is Not a Break: It’s Our New Reality

Corona virus is not a break. Last week, the announcement was made that school will be shut down for 3 weeks. 2 weeks of extended spring “break” plus our normally scheduled week off. Each day seems to be a new world and now I’m hunkering down anticipating teaching my children for the rest of the…

Safe Non-toxic Sunscreen Best Sunscreens for Kids

9 Best Sunscreens for Kids: Safe Non Toxic Sunscreen

I have tested and found the best sunscreens for kids. They are safe non-toxic sunscreen tested in Disney World. I judged the Clean Beauty Awards and was given categories of non-toxic sunscreen and clean toners and mists. What I look for in a clean sunscreen is overall performance, ease of use, absorption, smell, and texture.…

Back to school with migraine

Sponsored: Going Back to School as a Teacher Living with Migraine

Sponsored: Going back to school as a teacher can be difficult for me. These tips help ease my transition. #AmgenNovartisServiceProvider #backtoschool #backtoschoolready #migraine

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It’s my Birthday: Still Swimming

Today is my birthday and I’m still swimming…kinda. It’s the week before school starts and a time to soak up every last bit of summer. This summer I spent a lot of time at the pool watching my son learn how to swim and watching my daughter turn from “the most dedicated swimmer” last year…

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How to Tell your Boss you have a Migraine

Do you have coworkers and a boss who don’t understand migraine?  Are they judgmental about missed days?  Do they know how to accommodate your needs and do you know how to ask for them? Here’s how to inform other…

Weighted Blanket

Allay Lamp- Green Light Therapy

Axon Optics- Light sensitivity glasses

Headache Hat- Ice Hat

Organic Aromas

Himilayan Salt Lamp

Heat Wrap

Migraine Magick

Theraspecs

Med Manager

Huggaroo

Avulux

Norb Light Bulb

Kold Tec

Be Naturals Organics

Bed of Nails