Mornings are hard. Everyone is trying to get ready and out the door on time so breakfast often suffers. We’ve all heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” and there is some truth to it! For both children and adults, breakfast is important. I have many friends who have nothing […]
One of the absolute best ways to get kids interested in eating healthy food is to get them involved in the process. Before I was a Mom, I read about this and learned about it the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, but a few years ago I saw it in action. My daughter did something that […]
Whether you are a stay at home mom, or a working mom – working inside the house or outside the house, homemaking is a part of all of our lives. I’ll admit, the topic of “keeping the home,” isn’t all that exciting to me. It’s overwhelming – the laundry, the dishes, the mealtimes, the busy […]
Last week, I came across an article about a British study with an intriguing title. The result of the study wasn’t shocking to me but I bet it would be to most parents. The title that caught my eye was, “100,000 Person Study Reveals This Causes Early Death.” The study, published in the British Medical Journal, was a large scale study of thousands of Swedish people which discovered that cow’s milk has a deteriorating effect on health when consumed in the long-term. This got me thinking about how so many infants and toddlers are guzzling down bottles of this stuff multiple times a day.
The study I referenced above, tracked 61,433 women aged 39 to 74 over 20 years, and 45,339 men of similar age for 11 years, found that the more cow’s milk people drank, the more likely they were to die or experience a bone fracture during the study period. So it’s not like the commercial says, milk does a body good???
The truth about Tylenol is that it’s not as safe as you think. If your child comes down with a fever the go-to over the counter solution that pediatricians recommend is Tylenol. We are told by many trusted sources that Tylenol is safe to take for adults and children alike, but is it really? I […]