How much alcohol can an athlete drink before it affects their performance? As an athlete, I have never really been much of a drinker. I may have a mimosa at brunch and an occasional glass of wine, but between my physical activity, my job, and my family, I barely even have time to look at… Read More The Effects of Alcohol on Athletes and Sports Performance
Believe it or not, there is a right and wrong way to shower. Most moms would probably tell you that as long as their kids attempt to stay clean, they don’t really care what goes on in the shower. While that makes a lot of sense (we should be so lucky as to have kids… Read More Unhealthy Shower Habits to Stop Immediately
The couple that plays together, stays together. Competition can be a funny thing. For many people, competition creates excitement because it gives you something to strive for; a manageable goal with measurable results. For others, competition is a way to gain validation and prove to yourself or others that you can accomplish something. When it… Read More Five Great Sports for Couples
Do the chemicals in your household cleaners cause permanent damage? Cleaning is not one of my favorite things to do, but it is a necessary evil. If you have even one child, you know that somehow messes seem to make themselves, and its almost impossible to keep up with your kids when it comes to… Read More Are Cleaning Chemicals Damaging Your Lungs?
Competition isn’t just for extroverts, you know. One of the biggest misconceptions about competitive sports is that you need to be an outgoing, extroverted person to enjoy them. This probably comes from the idea that a team is often represented by its most outspoken members, and introverted people sometimes shy away from the spotlight. That… Read More Five Great Sports for Introverts
Safe drinking water is a necessity for every American family. Given that we live in a technologically advanced society, you would think that in this day and age, we wouldn’t have to worry about safe drinking water. Communities like Flint, Michigan might beg to differ however, as dangerous amounts of lead have been found in… Read More How to Make Sure Your Water is Safe to Drink
Believe it or not, your child athlete may be too nice. I have said it time and again, and I stick by it. Child sports are supposed to be fun. That being said, there is no denying that any sport generally comes with a competitive element, and although we don’t want to raise our kids… Read More Is Your Child Athlete Being Taken Advantage of?