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… →
I grew up in a French family, which in my culture, means that I would literally eat any food! When I arrived in the US, I discovered that most people here fear food and I really didn’t understand why. Fast forward, I ended up marrying a vegetarian man and subsequently I became one. Living a… →
My family can always tell when I haven’t run for a few days. Mommy gets a little less patient. Mommy gets snippy. Even angry. Then comes the mommy guilt. It’s a vicious cycle. I’m not proud of it, but it happens. You see, I work with 13 year olds every day in a very demanding… →