Studies have shown that children who meditate do better in school, have more self-control, and experience less stress. For many people I know, meditation is an idea that everybody loves, but not everybody can seem to master. I will openly admit I have struggled with meditation in the past, because knowing that I need to… Read More Should Your Child be Meditating Before Bed?
Women should really be getting more magnesium. Most of the women I know take a multi-vitamin daily. I think this is a good thing, since we aren’t always likely to get all the nutrients we need from the food we eat, especially when you factor kids into the equation. One vitamin that is super important… Read More Three Reasons to Get More Magnesium
Zika isn’t the only insect-born illness you need to be wary of. Last year was a big year for Zika. I remember the concern came around the same time as the Rio Olympics and spread like wildfire. As of April, 2017, the CDC states that a total of 1,793 pregnant women in the U.S. show… Read More Watch Out for these Five Insect-Born Diseases This Summer
Scratching your eczema only makes the situation worse, but how do you stop? Eczema is a skin condition that affects our immune system and causes red, dry, cracked patches of skin that constantly itch. Eczema affects 35 million Americans, and 70% of them began in children younger than 5-years-old. So if you have a child… Read More Eczema Sufferers: How to Stop Scratching Your Skin
Urinary tract infections are never fun, so we should all try and prevent them. Anyone who has ever had a UTI knows how annoying, complicated, and painful they can really be. Urinary Tract Infections happen when bacteria causes an infection somewhere within the urethra, bladder, kidneys, or ureters. Some people are more predisposed to them… Read More How to Minimize Your Chance of Getting a UTI
Carrots aren’t the only food that is good for your eyes. It doesn’t matter if you are a stay-at-home-mom, or an orthopaedic surgeon, your eyes are one of your most important organs. Much of the time we are genetically predisposed to the eyes we are given, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t try and… Read More Five Foods to Help Your Vision
Lovers of pickle juice now have another reason to celebrate. When it comes to pickle juice, you either love it or you hate it. I know people in both camps, but personally I could do without it, even though I remember craving it when I had baby #2. Pickle juice is something that most people… Read More Surprising Health Benefits of Pickle Juice