Category: Health

How to Keep Kids Safe This Summer

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?” – John Steinbeck

I love summer.

It is by far my favorite season (sorry, Autumn lovers…).

My birthday is in the summer. There is no school. And there’s the beach, literally my favorite place to be.

How to Tell When Antibiotics are Needed for Your Sick Child

Today I want to share with you a guest post by mama Jessica.

Now I’m sure we all have heard about the rampant abuse of antibiotics, but Jessica is a Pediatric Nurse, so she sees how truly life-saving they can be.

It’s in time like these, we can all appreciate the life saving capabilities of antibiotics. Take it away Jessica.

Disclaimer: I (Jessica) am not a physician. Always follow the advice of your doctor and consult him for all medical and health-related questions. If you have any concerns, call your doctor or take your child to the nearest emergency room.

Let’s travel back in time to 1920 or so.

Your son comes down with a fever and a cough, nothing too worrying.

How to Make Cranberry Orange Christmas Potpourri

One thing I love about the holiday season is the smells. I love the smell of a real Christmas tree in our living room, a fire in the fireplace, and pies in the oven!

So, when I was thinking of Christmas gifts to give to my friends and neighbors, I immediately thought of the homemade stove top potpourri my mom has made in the past.

It was so simple, yet thoughtful and elegant.