Category Archives: Health

Zika Virus

What Every Pregnant Women Should Know About The Zika Virus

Whether you’re trying to conceive or are already pregnant, it is important to know about the Zika virus. This mosquito borne virus has spread to dozens of countries (including the United States), and can cause devastating effects for both pregnant women and their babies. As with any virus, one o ...
prevent addiction

Best Ways to Prevent Addiction

It’s almost becoming a weekly occurrence now, hearing one sad story after another, about teens who die from an accidental overdose. For anyone that has personally witnessed this in any way understands that this should be treated as a disease, and not a crime. This epidemic is merely a combination of t ...
Health-Birth-Control

Tips For Talking To Your Teen About Her Period

Experts say that an average girl will get her first period around the age of 12, but some girls experience their this much earlier. If your daughter is getting older you may want to have this conversation with her before she starts noticing changes in her body. Here are some tips on how to talk to you ...
drug testing kits in VA

Drug-Testing Kits Help Dialogue For Parents with Kids

A pilot program in West Virginia has been involved with local agencies, which has made it possible to provide parents with free drug-testing kits to prompt the talk of drugs with their kids. This will be affective in the beginning of August, and will offer any parent who will want to prevent substance ...
Baby yoga

The Many Benefits Of Baby Yoga

Babies have been in the womb of their mother for nine whole months, and they’ve definitely experienced being rocked back and forth throughout their mother’s pregnancy. After giving birth, giving babies gentle touch and movement are the basis of synesthesia ( the integration of sensory experience throu ...
parents sanity

Top Sanity-Saving Tips For ALL Parents

Parenting can be quite hard for all of us and sadly no one has written a manual on “how to be the perfect parent,” or else we would all have a copy. Thankfully when you’re a parent, the good times normally outweigh the bad, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy job. Once a person becomes a parent, there’ ...
Processed foods

Are ALL Processed Foods Bad?

When it comes to wanting to maintain a healthy and proper diet, it’s been known to stay away from all processed foods as if they are poison. These processed foods may make life a little more convenient, safer and a bit more healthful, but they might not be not as bad as you’ve been told. Helen Bond wh ...
Babyw3

4 Ways To Slim Down For Summer

There is tons of advice for when it comes to shedding those much needed pounds. Diets ruin many bodies, limiting you to disgusting foods only to binge eat later on. Dieting is really a temporary solution to losing weight, and it comes down to eating right and exercising regularly. Exercise is importan ...
bug bite home cures

The Best Natural Remedies For Mosquito Bites

Getting bit by a mosquito, may be one of the most annoying things to ever receive. Our natural reaction after receiving the bite, urges us to itch the spot where the pesky little bug left their residual saliva, after feasting on our blood. Instead of using chemicals on the skin, here are some natural, ...
co-sleeping

Co-Sleeping… Yes or No?

Co-Sleeping… Yes or No? Co-sleeping is the practice of bed-sharing between a parent and their child. Parents who support this believe that children belong next to them. There are risks associated with both co-sleeping and creating a solitary sleeping environment.   Solitary sleeping, otherw ...