Category Archives: Kids’ Health

Keeping your family healthy with diet, and exercise advice, tips, and tricks.

Hand in Hand: Tips for Keeping Hands Soft

At first glance, your hands may not seem that important. However your hands carry some big responsibilities. They hold your child’s hand as you cross the street and wipe away tears when your little one gets a boo-boo. A parent’s hands offer strength and encouragement, so keep your hands so ...

3 Essential Oils that Will Change Your Parenting World

I will admit that I was not always as much of a natural parent as I am today.  I have friends who are much more natural than I am still but I like to consider myself a conscious parent.  I do not choose extra immunizations or unnecessary medications.  I try to avoid having them take anything that is n ...

Easy Tips To Get The Family Active

Face it. We live in a technological age. Unfortunately, it tends to mean our kids want to live a more sedentary lifestyle. Start fresh this year and boost your child’s activities. Here are four fun ways to keep your family active and to bond as a family. Try Interactive Methods A common interact ...

5 Benefits to Breastfeeding Your Child

Breastfeeding your child is a personal choice. Some mother’s choose to breast milk for their child because they want the bonding time with their newborn, while others prefer to use breast milk in a bottle. There is no right or wrong way to breastfeed your child. However, many are still undecided ...
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5 Healthy Alternatives for Kids’ Snacks

Kids are notorious for being picky eaters. When they do eat, they tend to want to eat sugary snacks or other junk food. Unfortunately, snack time typically results in a struggle to find snacks that are both pleasing for them to eat and nutritious enough for you to be happy. Avoid the struggle and try ...
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Hands Off! Never Give Your Child These 6 Foods

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of obese children in the United States has nearly doubled in the past 30 years. These children are at an increased risk for developing heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and bone and joint problems. A nutritious diet com ...

Chickenpox And What To Expect

Chickenpox looks worse than it may actually be, especially when your child is suffering from it.  You will have a child who will want to itch and scratch at the sores that are on their body, and it will be hard no matter how much they try to not at least itch a bit.  What all can you expect when your ...

Which Places Host The Most Germs?

  There are more places in your home than you know where germs hide.  When you think of germs, you can be referring to viruses, bacteria and microorganisms of all kinds.  The following are places in your home that you may realize, or may not know about having germs in them. ...

Dangers Of Chicken Pox Parties

A Chickenpox party?  Really there are parties that are being thrown that contain kids with chicken pox and spread them to other children so they will be past the accidental chance of catching the disease. Is this really a good idea?  Especially since there is a vaccine that can be given to your child ...

How to Deal With Picky Eaters

Since he was born to two very young parents, my 9-year-old stepson has spent most of his life being shuffled from household to household. He has essentially been raised by about eight different people any given year between his separated parents and both sets of grandparents who play a big role in his ...