Health + Nutrition

Grocery Shopping Tips For A Healthy New Year

Grocery Shopping Tips For A Healthy New Year

Here’s the truth: we all spend more than we need to. This happens for a variety of reasons, but especially if you’re in a family, or you find yourself stressed by the expenses of the Christmas season, it’s a good idea to find out where you’re over-spending. Sometimes...

Newborns – Exploring Common Skin Conditions

Newborns – Exploring Common Skin Conditions

Since an infant’s skin is so sensitive, there are a variety of different conditions that can affect them. From rashes and eczema to sunburn and ringworm, it’s important for parents to not only know the symptoms of these conditions, but they should also be prepared to...

Why Use A Water Filter Pitcher?

Why Use A Water Filter Pitcher?

There is a common misconception that buying a water filter is an expensive investment.  And while there are many expensive options you can also save money by opting for a water filter pitcher. So, what is a water filter pitcher and what benefits it could offer? Water...

Tips And Tricks For Dealing With A Picky Eater

Tips And Tricks For Dealing With A Picky Eater

This article is about feeding your picky eater. My four year old daughter is a firm believer that fruits and vegetables are curse words. They’re dirty, terrible things that no one should ever speak of. The only vegetable she’ll eat is a potato, and that’s only in...

5 Lunch Ideas for Back-To-School Lunches This Year

5 Lunch Ideas for Back-To-School Lunches This Year

And just like that, summer has come to an end. This article contains 5 awesome lunch ideas for your back-to-school lunches this year! The school bus is now returning to its route, the stores have been filled with back-to-school shoppers for the last few weeks, and you...

5 Fun and Healthy Snacks for Picky Kids

5 Fun and Healthy Snacks for Picky Kids

Do you ever find yourself begging your child to eat their fruits and vegetables? Between them spitting them out or feeding them to the dog underneath the table, it seems that you just cannot ever get them to actually put them into their mouth and eat them. Don’t...

Colic: You Can Get Through This

Colic: You Can Get Through This

Colic. There’s hardly a more scary word to a parent. Whether you’re an expecting parent, a brand new parent, or a seasoned veteran in this parenting game, just the thought of colic can be terrifying. The baby is getting no sleep, you’re getting no sleep, everyone is...

Sweet Tooth: Looking After Your Kids’ Teeth

Sweet Tooth: Looking After Your Kids’ Teeth

Your kids’ teeth are important. Once their baby teeth have fallen out, those adult teeth have to last a lifetime and you don’t want them damaging them young. Here are just a few ways that you can encourage your kids to keep a pearly white smile. [amazon_link...

The Ins and Outs Of Growth Spurts In Kids

The Ins and Outs Of Growth Spurts In Kids

When my children were infants it was easy to know when they were growing.  First of all, they were so small it seemed as if you could literally watch them grow.  Secondly, they would sleep more and cluster feed when they were in the middle of a spurt. In the first...

Practical Coping for Preschooler Nightmares

Practical Coping for Preschooler Nightmares

I thought most sleepless nights would be over once my children got a little older.  I knew there would be nights when we would be wide-awake with illness, growing pains, and occasional nightmares – that I was prepared for.  I didn’t expect nightmare flare-ups several...

Battling The Many Ugly Faces Of Postpartum Depression

Battling The Many Ugly Faces Of Postpartum Depression

When my daughter was born I was obsessed with her. I don’t mean like all normal new mothers are. I mean, literally, OBSESSED. I didn’t want anyone else to feed her. I didn’t want anyone else to hold her, or rock her to sleep. I refused to even shower without her in...