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...]
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.
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...]
Attention all mothers: we know how busy you are – between being a multitasker, supporter, and a shoulder to cry on, being a mother takes a lot of hard work, stamina, and energy. Today, we put together a few, simple items with you in mind. Yes, mama: you and only you. The following products are key for any woman to keep in their bathroom. They are all highly demanded and for … [Read more...]
As I'm sure you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of this very important month, I'm sharing a few ways that you can help a friend or loved one cope with a diagnosis of breast cancer. While this type of cancer has touched my life only in an "on the outskirts" sort of way (I had a friend who dealt with it, as well as a distant relative), unfortunately, I am … [Read more...]
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of BioPron. The opinions and text are all mine. Have you ever given much thought to the benefits of probiotics? I’ll have to admit that I really didn’t up until recently. I’ve heard of them, even used them, but never really delved into the “why” of it all. I just knew that they were supposed to be good for your gut … [Read more...]