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Stress Can Be Dealt With Naturally

Stress Can Be Dealt With Naturally

Dealing with stress is actually nothing new. Humans have had stressful encounters since the dawn of man kind. Interactions with the environment and the simple struggle for survival can wear on the soul. While there are many techniques and strategies that have been proposed through the years to deal effectively with stress, not all of(…)

Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World:  Let Them Eat Dirt

Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World: Let Them Eat Dirt

“A must-read . . . Takes you inside a child’s gut and shows you how to give kids the best immune start early in life.” —William Sears, MD, coauthor of The Baby Book Like the culture-changing Last Child in the Woods, here is the first parenting book to apply the latest cutting-edge scientific research about(…)

Evidence-Based Practices and How Its Implementation Improves Our Healthcare System

Evidence-Based Practices and How Its Implementation Improves Our Healthcare System

I was talking to a friend who is pursuing an online master in public administration degree the other day when the discussion got serious. We were talking about the healthcare system and how expensive it is to get the best treatment, despite changes such as the Affordable Care Act helping millions across the country. As(…)

Healthy Legs. Happy Feet.

Healthy Legs. Happy Feet.

For the most part, we all wear socks each and every day.  Some of us like the plain white ones, some like crazy designs and colors.  But, have you thought about what your socks can do for you?  How could a pair of compression socks help you? Lily Trotters has brought the latest in compression(…)

Enjoy Bubble Bath Day

Enjoy Bubble Bath Day

It’s National Bubble Bath Day and it’s also the middle of winter.  Colder temps have me soaking in the tub more often to help hydrate my skin and take a break from being cooped up inside.  Adults aren’t the only ones with skin that battles the winter dryness.  This season, keep your baby’s skin smooth,(…)

SCOLIOSIS: BEYOND THE CURVE

SCOLIOSIS: BEYOND THE CURVE

Pediatricians and school nurses screen your children for Scoliosis, but do you as a Mom know what to look for?  While the screening checks for a spinal curvature, the side effects of that can also be noticeable.  Typically, if the spine is curved, the rest of the body doesn’t line up, often resulting in knee,(…)