Yes, you know there is a child obesity problem in America. CDC states that 13.7 million children between the ages of 2-19 years are suffering from obesity. This is 18.7% of our children’s population and it is continuing to rise. Sadly, my family were a part of these statistics. I grew up eating anything I… →
The first time I had to leave my house and put that mask on my face, I HATED it. Until recently, I may have been a little whiny and possibly slightly annoying about wearing it. Okay, extremely annoying. But before you judge me, let me explain.
So I think it’s important to start off with a little back story about our food allergy journey. My daughter was about 2 months old when we first started noticing that she might have a milk allergy. She would throw up most of her bottles and then started having eczema as well. We took her… →
Salads make for an excellent side dish to have at the family dinner table. Whether you have a little foodie in the making or a toddler that has a mind of their own, there is no better way to inject some much-needed vegetables into their diet. A well-executed salad is merely vegetables presented in a… →
You may remember the Flint, Michigan water crisis of 2014-2015. This tragedy lead to thousands of children being exposed to lead through their tap water. The problem is, lead toxicity is irreversible. Lead affects many major organ systems in the body, including the brain and nervous system. We all want to keep our kids safe… →
Even though starting on solids can be a significant milestone in the first year of your baby’s life, it can also cause quite a bit of anxiety for the parents. It’s challenging to know what your baby can and can’t have. It goes without saying that your baby will be interested and attracted to everything… →
Everything is ready and in place for your new baby – and so are you. You’ve spent countless hours reading and preparing for THAT moment. Nothing can scare you. Oh, wait – one thing might. You are vegan and you want to feed your baby with vegan food.
Is there anything worse than seeing your little one sick? It is impossible to keep them healthy 100% of the time, but there are easy steps you can take to combat germs, especially during cold and flu season. As a teacher and mom, I have developed some simple steps you can follow to help stop… →
It was a typical day for at work. The only thing different about this day was my 4-year-old and my husband were coming in for their routine check-up and cleaning. My assistant took the little guy to take his x-rays and do his cleaning.
You’re feeling overwhelmed and wondering for the umpteenth time how your mom friend does it. It physically tires you just looking at her. And, emotionally whips you, thinking she has managed to get it right … again … Parenting is not easy, nor is knowing how to raise a healthy child. And the biggest pressure… →