It starts with back to school, back to routine, back to group activities with indoor gatherings, and back to passing around illnesses.
Cough, colds, and viruses are as dependable as the holidays.
Maybe you can’t dodge every single sickness but here are five ways to cut down on the amount and duration of illness in your family.
They stare at the food then at you, as you brace for another challenging dinner.
You know they have their feet dug in, and it is going to be a tough sell to get them to eat another food they really don’t care to eat.
Do not despair!
Oh no, it’s that time of the day again!
You get home from work or running errands and you have no idea what to cook tonight.
Your kids are starving and they keep asking you what’s for dinner.
Diabetes is a condition in which blood sugar, or glucose, is abnormally high.
Glucose is produced in our liver and muscles and from the food we ingest.
Coping with PTSD and toxic family members can be a struggle, as you navigate the waters of setting boundaries and deciding how much contact to have.
This can be further complicated when you have older children that still want to have contact with family members that you no longer do.
Originally, yoga was introduced as an exercise practice to encourage the body to sit for longer increments of time during meditation.
Yoga is an ancient Hindu and Buddhist practice linking physical movements (the yoga asana) with deep breathing and mental awareness.
Today, yoga utilizes numerous yoga sequences—a series of poses done in a certain chronological order —for improved physical, increased mental vibration, and concentration.
Bad moods are the worst.
They can totally ruin your day and if you’re a mom, they can ruin your children’s day (and even your husband’s day).
You now the saying: happy mom, happy house.
And when we can stop a bad mood from ruining our day, we’re cleaning up the emotional environment for everyone.
I have been a family medicine practitioner for 19 years and have seen a lot of pediatric patients for the entirety of my career.
In the first fourteen years, I delivered babies and continued to follow them through their early years of life.
During the first 18 years, I observed obesity rates continually rise, but never at the rate I did during the COVID 19 pandemic.
We are living in greuling times. We are smack dab in the middle of a pandemic that has worn our patience thin.
As we poke around for ways to shelter from the Coronavirus pandemic, we can’t help but fret about our kids.
Children are born with immature immune systems, as fragile as lilies. With time, however, their immune systems toughen up.
With so many of us staying home more, cooking has become something that a lot of us have taken more of an interest in, and not just adults.
Kids have taken a shine to being in the kitchen more and what an awesome thing that is.
I know personally that my three are much more involved in cooking and baking then they have ever been.