Health

5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Goals While Pregnant 

5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Goals While Pregnant 

The joy of finding out your pregnant is one of the best moments a mother can have. Your body is going through a lot of changes beyond your growing belly – you will be tired, moody, and crave lots of interesting foods.  These transitions tend to derail all the fitness […]
Flu Season Is Here – When Should You Worry?

Flu Season Is Here – When Should You Worry?

It’s that time of year again – the temperature drops, we’re often stuck indoors, and we’re dreaming of warmer days. It’s also the worst time of year for viruses that can strike without warning and cause serious stress for parents with sick children. The flu is especially frightening when it […]
Hidden Germs In Your Home Are Not Where You Would Expect Them

Hidden Germs In Your Home Are Not Where You Would Expect Them

If you are anything like me, you can’t help but wipe the bathroom down almost every time you are in there – especially if you go after a eight-year-old boy. There are only so many hours in a day to get the house in order, so naturally picking and choosing […]
Lessons Learned From Living With A Depressed Teenager 

Lessons Learned From Living With A Depressed Teenager 

Depression takes no prisoners, and for teenagers who are struggling with changing hormones and intense life changes, it is a major battle that is crippling an entire generation. With an estimated 20 percent of teens struggling with depression, and some even taking their own lives – depression is something that […]
One-Third Of Kids And Teens Are Lacking Something Important – How Can We Help?

One-Third Of Kids And Teens Are Lacking Something Important – How Can We Help?

When you ask someone how they are doing these days, one of the most typical responses is, “I’m tired.” Parents juggle a dozen things at any given time, and we often stay up late in order to get more done after the kids go to bed. But we’re not the […]
These Products Are Being Marketed To Families – But What Do They Really Do?

These Products Are Being Marketed To Families – But What Do They Really Do?

Parents are always on the lookout for products that are natural and beneficial to the health of their children. As research is developed, we’re starting to demand products that are free of artificial or chemical additives, unsure of what the consequences of these products may mean to our health in […]
This Adult Habit Has Some Serious Consequences For Kids – Even When They Become Adults

This Adult Habit Has Some Serious Consequences For Kids – Even When They Become Adults

We all have bad habits or vices, but when we become parents, we try to help our children make healthy choices and avoid our mistakes. With so much recent news coverage on the dangers of vaping, medical professionals are concerned that many adults may return to cigarette use. While it’s […]
Trust Your Instincts – The Doctor Is Not Always Right 

Trust Your Instincts – The Doctor Is Not Always Right 

From the time we are young, we are raised to always trust the doctor, as he/she is the “expert.” But the truth is, it’s called “practicing” medicine for a reason – as often times many doctors don’t know the root of the problem, and simply guess what it could be […]
7 Ways To Ditch The Beach Body And Get Healthy 

7 Ways To Ditch The Beach Body And Get Healthy 

The end of summer brings many reliefs- no more wet clothes on the bathroom floor (unless you are potty training like me), no more 100 degree days, and no more striving for the perfect bikini body.  Does this mean you can drop the carrot stick and pick the long desired […]
When Moms Remain Active During Pregnancy, They’re Not The Only Ones Who Benefit

When Moms Remain Active During Pregnancy, They’re Not The Only Ones Who Benefit

Every expectant mom, and their doctor, knows the importance of healthy habits during pregnancy. Eating right, getting rest, and avoiding harmful substances is just part of the equation. Now, research is drawing some significant conclusions on another behavior in pregnant women. Women know that walking and other forms of light […]