Health & Wellness


    The Great Debate   Vaccination is an ongoing topic of debate and controversy. How can you make an enlightened decision about vaccines when there are medical doctors on both sides of the issue, each with their own body of proof to support their statements?   For instance, aluminum and mercury are found in trace amounts in vaccines. (a side point here, vaccine manufacturers are not legally required to list every ingredient, trace...

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    We’ve all been there: your little one cries in the night, you rush in to console and find their body hot to the touch. You attempt to take their temperature but in discomfort, they wiggle and squirm. Finally, after several attempts, you get a reading of 101° or was it 102°? Because you’ve learned a temperature under the armpit is typically off by a degree or two, you really begin to feel alarmed. An increase in body...

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Your Kid’s Helmet Fit Guide

Your Kid’s Helmet Fit Guide


Posted on Oct 22, 2016

    Your kids are on the move. Your pediatrician has advised you to make sure they wear their safety gear, especially a safety helmet, to protect those hard heads of theirs. Now how do you make sure you’re getting the right helmet and the right helmet fit?   This is extremely important as more than 80,000 people are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries related to skateboarding alone.    Find the Right Helmet Fit  ...

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TOP 5 RIGHT CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS

TOP 5 RIGHT CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS


Posted on Sep 24, 2016

    I have a love / hate relationship with car seats. Why? I LOVE the protection and safety they afford our little ones. But I HATE that there are a million to choose from and that the best type for your child may change as your child grows. There is one brand that checks most boxes and comes the closest to a universal seat …more on that later.   For now, let’s focus on making sure the car seat we’ve already invested...

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    Patience or Kindness?   I’ve been tossing this question around for a while now. Some may feel these attributes are interchangeable or that one should not be greater than the other. In theory, I’d agree. And I did for many years. In application, I found something else to be true recently.   There is definitely a relationship between patience and kindness.   Without patience, a putting up with either emotionally or...

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Updated from original publication on October 27, 2015, as part of the series called 31 Days of Methods In Madness. To read all the articles in the series click here.     I’ll admit it, I’m tired. I think most of us are. We live in a sleep-deprived country. Some don’t appreciate the need for sleep, others don’t seem to have the ability to get a good night’s sleep. Is there a proven way to get better sleep?...

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