Marcie's hobbies generally revolve around her family and her job. She enjoys spending time playing, laughing, or just relaxing with her family. She started a blog about her child's type 1 diabetes in 2007, and enjoys writing about being a mom to a diabetic child in her spare time. Although she never saw herself as a writer, she began writing more and more after she started her blog, and she realized that writing was indeed a passion, so she didn't consider it work at all.
Marcie is very involved both at her childrens schools, and at her church. She enjoys helping others in need in her community. She is very conscious of health issues and encourages many to practice a healthy lifestyle with diet and exercise.
Marcie studied marketing and merchandising, with a concentration in creative writing.
Marcie is an expert in writing about health and beauty, having written on many subjects having to do with hair, skin, nails, and overall beauty in general. Some of the most recent topics she has written about are tanning, spa treatments, anti-aging masks, and deep moisturizers for skin. She has also done many product reviews for the beauty industry. She enjoys personally researching and trying new products on the market, comparing ingredients, results, and always trying to look and feel her best.
Marcie believes that the most important times in life occur in the home. Home living is very important to any growing family, from health, safety, and necessities, to fun, food, learning and love. She has written many important and informational articles on home living. Many articles that she has written have been on important aspects of the home such as home water filtration systems and their service and upkeep. But she has really enjoyed writing many articles on furnishings and decor. Some other topics she has experience writing on are home organization, family relationships, and vacation planning for families with younger and older children.
Marcie's number one job in the world is being a mom. Family is very important to her. She believes that the relationships with your family members are or should be the strongest bonds during your entire life. Because this is such a passion to her, writing about kids and family is one of her favorite subjects. She has written about topics such as vacation planning with small children, money saving tips for families, how to organize your home, newborn photography, and how to make the most of your time with your kids. Having experienced all three, she has extensive knowledge in babies, children, and also the teen years. Writing about these topics comes easily to Marcie because this is where she is in her life at the current moment.
With a degree in merchandising, Marcie has a vast knowledge of the fashion industry. Long before her successful career in writing, she was very active in keeping up with trends, via her job experience in retail sales, visual merchandising, and writing copy for a retail jewelry company based in her hometown. Marcie has done many articles, blog posts, and blurbs for and about different aspects of the current fashion industry.
Marcie has a 12 year old daughter that at the age of 5 was diagnosed with juvenile/type 1 diabetes, and is insulin dependent. She has done extensive research on and attended many conferences about juvenile diabetes. Because her daughter has this auto-immune disease, she is susceptible to other auto-immune diseases. This disease is a chronic illness that requires her constant attention.
She has written about numerous other health issues such as diet, metabolism, yoga and stretching, nutrition, and staying healthy with age. She is always willing to research any topic that she is not completely familiar with, but keeps all health issues close to her heart because of her daughter
Nutrition has always been an area of interest for Marcie, especially now that she is responsible for teaching her children good nutrition. She has written on may different topics in the realm of health, fitness, and nutrition. She has even written a series of blog posts and articles on getting the most nutrients from food, in areas such as the organic industries, school nutrition, the obesity epidemic in our county today, and the vegan and vegetarian diets. Her experience extends beyond her writing, in that she has helped raise money and collected food for the underprivileged children in her local schools. She has assisted in programs that help provide nutritional meals for these students during the summer and Christmas vacations. Marcie also is concerned with childhood nutrition because of her daughter that has type 1 diabetes. She has to be very familiar with what foods are good for her daughter to consume, and which are not. She received extensive training in food and nutrition when she learned about her daughter's disease.
Marcie is a firm believer that women need to support women. She has experience in writing about the issues women face on a day to day basis, such as women's health, relationship health, motherhood, menopause, pregnancy, and juggling work and home. There are far too many things in our world that try to tear women down, leaving them feeling guilty, inadequate, and alone, but Marcie believes that as women, we have to try to put a stop to this. She is an advocate in her community for womens health issues. She enjoys encouraging other women, just as occasionally, she needs encouragement, as most busy women do.
Marcie spenda many hours outside, in the house, and simply anywhere moving and working and always striving to stay in shape with her family. She has written numerous times on several health and fitness aspects. From yoga, to bike riding, to having a trainer, to flattening your tummy, she has written about most topics related to fitness and the body. Through her writing, she strives to encourage others to move and get exercise any way they can, especially by playing and exercising together as a family.
This writer does not have any industry experience listed on their profile.