Health + Nutrition

Baby Food Heavy Metals: Harmful Effects And How To Avoid

Baby Food Heavy Metals: Harmful Effects And How To Avoid

When the first jars of pureed fruits and vegetables appeared on the market in the late 1920s, parents of infants and toddlers were delighted. They were advertised as a convenient, modern, and healthy way to nourish a baby. For this reason, by the 1950s, a whopping 90%...

PFAS Exposure Effects To Military Families

PFAS Exposure Effects To Military Families

For years now, military families have been dealing with the potential effects of PFAS exposure. For those who are not familiar, PFAS is an acronym for per - and poly-fluoroalkyl substances. These are a group of man-made chemicals that have been used in a wide variety...

Quick Ways To Lose Weight: Tips for Busy Moms

Quick Ways To Lose Weight: Tips for Busy Moms

Busy Moms need quick ways to lose weight.  Time constraints of a young child mean Moms are looking for easy ways to get rid of that post-baby weight. Do you feel like you're always running around and don't have enough time to work out?  Well, you're not alone!  Many...

15 Healthy Snacks for Picky Kids

15 Healthy Snacks for Picky Kids

Do you ever find yourself begging your child to eat their fruits and vegetables? When you are a  parent of picky kids, you know that finding healthy snacks for kids can be hard. Cookies and chips are the only snack options in most pantries, but there are other choices...

6 Things That Become Difficult With A Baby Bump

6 Things That Become Difficult With A Baby Bump

Pregnancy is a magical process. To me, the thought of life growing inside is astounding. And I loved being pregnant. That’s not to say that either of my pregnancies was textbook-perfect. While expectations included a nice pregnancy glow and a zen state; my reality...

Benefits of Feeding Your Pooch Healthy Dog Food?

Benefits of Feeding Your Pooch Healthy Dog Food?

We all know why humans should be consuming healthy food, but what about our dogs? Human diets are constantly given a healthy approach, yet many of our puppies are still chewing on food full of processed ingredients we don't know about, perilous fad diets, and overly...

Wisdom Teeth Removal-What Parents Should Know About?

Wisdom Teeth Removal-What Parents Should Know About?

Having wisdom teeth removal is a very common procedure. An estimated 10 million people deal with the wisdom teeth extraction procedure in America every year. So, if your child is going through the procedure, you and your child, both need to understand that this is a...

Sun Safety For Kids During Summer

Sun Safety For Kids During Summer

Summer season kids wait for all year — and parents do, too! Finally, school is out, the days are long, the weather is warm, and you get to fill your days with swimming, travel, cookouts, and all kinds of outdoor fun. What’s not to love? Thus,  this is a go signal for...

Soothe A Teething Baby At Night With Our 6 Top Tips

Soothe A Teething Baby At Night With Our 6 Top Tips

You have finally gotten your precious baby to sleep through the night and then teeth start to appear!  How to soothe a teething baby at night is one of the most common questions new parents have. Veteran parents may tell you that a teething baby and sleep are 2 words...

Ceramic vs. Metal Braces: What are the Differences?

Ceramic vs. Metal Braces: What are the Differences?

Ceramic vs Metal braces, which one? Just like regular metal braces, Ceramic braces align your teeth and correct your bite. But despite working to serve the same purpose, each has its pros and cons. However, the right option for you may vary depending on your...

Puree Food Vs Baby Led Weaning – All You Need To Know

Puree Food Vs Baby Led Weaning – All You Need To Know

When it comes to introducing solids to your baby there is one question on every parent’s mind.  Do I look to use pureed food or baby-led weaning? Here’s a closer look at the pros and cons of both practices. Introducing solids to a baby can be a very exciting yet...