Category Archives: Health

depression in children

Depression In Children: Spotting The Signs

Depression In Children: Spotting The Signs Children aren’t immune to having depression. Getting your depressed child help will forestall years of anguish and could even save your child’s life. There have been ongoing controversies regarding the question of safety and harm they could have on our childr ...
baby acne

Baby Acne Causes, Remedies, and Treatments

Baby Acne Causes: Have you noticed reddish blotches or tiny white or reddish bumps all over your newborn’s face? Even though it looks worrisome, it will go away eventually. Baby acne forms on infants from the time they are born until about 7 months old. Many doctors believe this skin condition comes f ...
Family Diet

Family Diet Tips: Cutting Sugar and Salt

Cutting Down Sugar and Salt From Your Family Diet There’s no secret that using too much salt and sugar in your diet can damage your families health, but more importantly, as a family the weight will add up faster than anything. Reducing the amount of salt intake can be quite a difficult task, but it’s ...
puberty

Help!! How To Survive Your Child’s Puberty Phase

Puberty is something we all go through at different times of our life. It’s the natural process of growth that everyone undergoes when they come into their teen years. This is a stage of life where a child goes through a series of changes within the body (physical, emotional and hormonal), and in the ...
angelina jolie cancer scare

Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed After Cancer Scare

  For the sake of her health and her family, Angelie Jolie has elected for preventative surgery. 39-year-old actress, Angelina Jolie, admitted during an interview with the New York Times that she received scary news from her family physician informing her that recent test results showed early sig ...

Losing Baby Weight In 7 Steps

  I’ve spent the last several years between 10 and 15 pounds chronically overweight (even between pregnancies), tired, and uncomfortable in my own clothes. (Which is horrible. Because I have fabulous clothes.) During my last (fourth) pregnancy I finally got on top of the weight issue and discover ...

Celebrating The First Day Of Spring With Your Kids

It may not look like it outside your window, but March 20th was the first day of spring. Yes, there are predications of yet more of that cold white stuff for some of the country, but that doesn’t stop spring from coming. Of course, with it comes the warmer weather. Your kids in galoshes will be ...

Immune System In Kids: Too Clean Can Be Harmful

Too Clean Might Be Too Much For Your Kids’ Immune System I was on the downtown train during one Manhattan winter when a concerned gentleman turned to me and said: “Excuse me ma’am, your daughter is licking the subway pole.” “Yes,” I replied without looking up, “that’s what we do instead of ...

Is Organic Food The Best Option For Kids’ Health?

Is organic food really the only way to go to give our kids the best tasting and healthiest food? While it may be true that organic food will give you a way to keep questionable pesticides away from your kid’s food, it can be expensive. For many parents, making a choice between organic food and c ...

Limiting Soda In The House

As mothers, we struggle with finding the balance in being “cool” and “not cool”. Many of us, try and stay in the pattern of never letting our children have anything that isn’t good for them. Sometimes it’s fun to give in and let our children be children and eat sugar, have a soda and eat s ...