Tips To Keep Kids Safe During Summer Camp #ReadySetCamp @MinuteClinic

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Disclosure: A special thanks to CVS/MinuteClinic for sponsoring this post. Even though this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own.  While my kids aren't quite old enough for camp yet, next summer they will be and they're very interested in going to a summer camp. As parents, we all want  our children to be safe and while we aren't with them during summer camp there are things you can do … [Read more...]

How to Care for a Toddler’s Teeth

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One of your biggest responsibilities as the parent of a toddler is to teach them good oral hygiene. Teach babies good oral habits that they can use now and enable them to care properly for their teeth and gums when they get older. Teething Most toddlers won’t have all of their teeth until they reach the age of three. Until then, as their teeth start to emerge from their gums, they may … [Read more...]

Why Your Choice Not to Vaccinate Puts Everyone at Risk

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It’s important in America that we all have a right to make choices, but what happens when those choices put others at risk? That’s the question on many minds, especially after the recent outbreak of measles that began in Disneyland. This infectious disease was once thought to be eliminated from our society, and has now reared its head with a vengeance. Yet some families steadfastly stand behind … [Read more...]

How to Start Exercising During Addiction Recovery

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Exercise can be a great way to relieve stress, release endorphins, and improve one’s health as you continue your addiction recovery. A review of the considerable research into the subject suggests that exercise may be a potent way to normalize brain function and treat drug and alcohol addiction. However, if you’re in the early stages of addiction recovery, you’re probably not in the habit of … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Blood Flowing, if You’re Off Your Feet a Lot

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Lots of our readers find themselves sitting a lot. Maybe you work at a desk or are taking it easy while you recover from pregnancy #2. Whatever the reason, it’s important to remember to stay active and keep your blood flowing, even when circumstances don’t call for it. We’ve compiled some of the best ways to stay on the move, even if it’s just for a few minutes a day.   5 Minute Walk. … [Read more...]