Health + Nutrition

Empty Nest Syndrome: What Is It?

Empty Nest Syndrome: What Is It?

Empty nest syndrome is not a clinical diagnosis.  It is simply a term used to describe the feelings of loneliness, loss and sadness after children move out of the house. This can be a difficult time for parents, as they suddenly have to adjust to life without their...

8 Best Home Remedies For Colic In Babies

8 Best Home Remedies For Colic In Babies

Colic is a condition that affects up to 25% of newborns and causes them to cry inconsolably for hours.  If you want to give some relief without reaching for medication, try these easy home remedies for colic symptoms. If your baby is crying more than usual and they're...

Prevent Childhood Obesity With These Simple Steps

Prevent Childhood Obesity With These Simple Steps

Did you know that childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years?  This has become a huge problem, and it's something that we need to address as a society.  In fact, we must look at kids diets and activities, including exercise for obese children....

How Student Mental Health Can Be Helped By Teachers

How Student Mental Health Can Be Helped By Teachers

Student mental health has become a real issue, especially over the last few years.  Mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety are becoming increasingly common among the youth of today. A 2019 report from the United States Center for Disease Control and...

How To Use BMR To Lose Weight – Calculate BMR

How To Use BMR To Lose Weight – Calculate BMR

Do you know how to use BMR to lose weight?  In fact, how do you calculate BMR, and what is BMR? When it comes to weight loss, there are a lot of factors that come into play.  Two of the most important ones are your basal metabolic rate (BMR) and your calorie intake....

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...