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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 […]
We Must Stop Labeling And Drugging Our Kids For Acting Like Kids 

We Must Stop Labeling And Drugging Our Kids For Acting Like Kids 

In the good old days, kids would run around enjoying an active lifestyle and no one thought anything of it. Sure – many had trouble staying entertained in the car and might have been distracted at school wanting to go outside for recess – but adults never gave it a […]
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 […]
Paying It Forward: Child Leukemia Survivor Becomes Nurse And Returns To Help Others

Paying It Forward: Child Leukemia Survivor Becomes Nurse And Returns To Help Others

Leukemia is the most common childhood cancer, and each year thousands of parents receive the devastating diagnosis their precious child has leukemia.  21-year old Katy Payne was herself diagnosed with leukemia, but despite the odds she survived. Not forgetting all she went through, she decided to give back to the […]
Heavy Metals Found In Numerous Baby Foods

Heavy Metals Found In Numerous Baby Foods

There has been a shift in consumer demand for quality food products that contain clean, wholesome ingredients.  During this transition, many companies have been ousted for including harmful toxins in their products.  Mothers everywhere are outraged that many of these damaging discoveries have been found in the meals their baby’s […]
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 Dad’s Offer To “Help” His Daughter Is Raising Eyebrows Online – What Do You Think?

This Dad’s Offer To “Help” His Daughter Is Raising Eyebrows Online – What Do You Think?

  The reason parenting is the most important job on Earth is that we are ultimately responsible for making sure another person grows up emotionally and physically healthy. We try to model healthy habits and guide our children in a positive direction – all without putting too much pressure on […]
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 […]
Super Mom Crushes Marathon Record With The Most Unlikely Addition

Super Mom Crushes Marathon Record With The Most Unlikely Addition

All runners, and attempted runners, know that racing is no easy task no matter the distance.  Marathons, half-marathons, and 5k’s are just as much about the physical as they are about the mental.  As a mom, we are going through so much mental gymnastics during the day that we feel […]