What do you get someone after a c section? Having a baby is life-changing, and a cesarean birth is major surgery! These gifts for c section moms will help her recover, heal, and feel great. I gathered ideas and tips that range from practical (bassinets… Read More »10 Helpful Gift Ideas for Mom (and Baby!) After a Cesarean Section
What do you say to a friend about his or her mother’s cancer diagnosis? Our friend’s mom was recently diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in her brain. These tips on how to comfort a friend whose mom has cancer are from him and a book called… Read More »How to Comfort and Support a Friend Whose Mom Has Cancer
This list of breast cancer gifts include practical and encouraging tips to help a woman heal after surgery. Whether she’s had a single or double mastectomy, or “just” exploratory surgery, she’ll need a little TLC!
These post-surgery gift ideas include helpful tips to help patients heal from all types of surgery. I’m recovering from my second orthopedic surgery; the best post surgery gifts don’t just say “get well soon”! You want the patient to know you care enough to give a gift that actually comforts and helps them heal.
Equine therapy isn’t a new way to help with the grieving process; it’s long been known that horses can heal grief, trauma, and emotional pain. But will equine or horse therapy work for you or someone you love?
During my last flare up, I spent hours researching natural remedies for ulcerative colitis symptoms. Here’s what I found: the 10 best ways to naturally ease the pain of colitis, plus links to helpful resources, books, and products. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a… Read More »10 Natural Ways to Ease the Pain of Ulcerative Colitis
They say it’s easier to learn how to find peace when you call yourself “childfree” instead of “childless.” I say female and male infertility is painful no matter what label you give it. Painful, but not permanently disabling…unless we give it that power. These tips… Read More »7 Ways to Make Peace With Infertility
The irony about hospitals is that you’re supposed to heal, but it’s hard to sleep! These tips for sleeping in a hospital are for patients who want to heal fast and furious. Plus, here’s a brief summary of research showing how sleep disruption affects a patient’s healing… Read More »How to Sleep in a Noisy Hospital – 8 Tips for Patients