After months of holiday fun (and, let's be honest, a few too many cookies!), it's time to get back on track and take better care of ourselves. January is the perfect time to start a new health & beauty routine, add some good new habits to your regime or just plain get your regular "feel good" routine back on track. I'm sharing a few of my favorite tips to look and feel your … [Read more...]
Keeping kids healthy is a full-time job! Between illnesses, childhood obesity, and just making sure they get enough activity each day, you have your hands full. We're here to help! Check out our extensive section on combating childhood obesity, tips for keeping your kids healthy all year long, and information on growth and development.
What do you do when your head is pounding, but you don't want to take medicine? Try these natural remedies for headache relief! As a sufferer of chronic headaches for more than half my life, I know how debilitating they can be. Regardless of whether you experience chronic migraines or even just the occasional sinus headache, there is only so much pain you can take before you … [Read more...]
This post is brought to you by Vicks Humidifiers. All opinions are our own. Can you believe that it’s the start of another cold and flu season? It feels like just yesterday we were heading back to school, and here we are prepping for winter! Last year, my family got hit with one cold after another. It was rough, and relatively rare! I’m usually very good at keeping bugs at … [Read more...]
Did you know that October is Children’s Vision Month? I did NOT, and both my kids wear eyeglasses. Talk about being out of the loop! However, I do know that each year my kids should get their eyes examined. Rain, shine or snow, I book an exam with a doctor of optometry (optometrist) and make sure my kids eyes are taken care of. Does this mean that my teen will see his … [Read more...]
With the beautiful changing colors of the leaves comes something much less lovely – sore throats resulting from seasonal allergies or the common cold. Throat lozenges have their place, but what can you turn to when they just don’t cut it? Look below for some tried and true home remedies to soothe your sore throat. As always, though, if your throat pain doesn’t subside in a few … [Read more...]