Healthy Living

Top 5 Habits To Drop For A Healthy Lifestyle

It seems we are constantly being bombarded from all corners of life on things we need to be doing. Our children’s school wants more volunteer hours, the cashier wants you to take her unsolicited parenting advice after your daughter has…

4 Engaging Ways To De-Stress As A Family

Kids are little sponges – they mimic daddy watching television with their little legs crossed and bob their head to your favorite song right along with you in the car. But, unfortunately, that also means they pick up on when…

5 Effective Ways To Support Our Children’s Mental Health

Recent events have given parents a whole new slew of issues to deal with concerning their children. There are all the new school policies to contend with or virtual schooling, trying to limit screen time when the entire family is…

When Moms Remain Active During Pregnancy, They’re Not The Only Ones Who Benefit

Every expectant mom, and their doctor, knows the importance of healthy habits during pregnancy. Eating right, getting rest, and avoiding harmful substances is just part of the equation. Now, research is drawing some significant conclusions on another behavior in pregnant…

All The Ways A Trip To The Sea Can Be Good For Your Health

After a long year of early morning commutes and late-night chores, there’s nothing like a summer seaside escape. Basking in the warm sun and relaxing to the sounds of crashing waves is more therapeutic than a therapy session on a…

7 Get Lean Tips to Have Your Beach Body Ready

You have heard it a thousand times before, but here it is again- time flies! Summer is just around the corner, and now is the time to dig out the sand toys, make sure the family has a bathing suit,…

Life Can Be Even Sweeter When You Give Up the Sweet Stuff

Food is often the centerpiece of celebrations, family get-togethers, or even just a movie night at home – and sweet treats are always a comfort in any circumstance. Americans, in general, are addicted to sugar.  From sodas to snack foods,…

A New Motherhood “Syndrome” Is In The Headlines – But It’s Not What You Think

As technology advances at the speed of light and people are able to instantly find information and communicate, it seems new phrases are coined daily. New names for age-old issues that we all deal with; more specific names for diseases…

A Trendy Idea That Does Nothing For Mothers – Time To Get Rid Of “Me Time”

Burned-out, overwhelmed, exhausted – these are just some of the feelings that modern moms can easily identify with. In fact, these feelings are so common, it’s become accepted that moms are supposed to feel this way. But one mom’s blog…

How Taking A Sick Day Benefited My Kids

You have heard it said “Moms don’t get sick days!” The fact of the matter is that we occasionally are down for the count, and no amount of will or might can lift our fatigued bottoms from the sofa. So,…