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Foster Parenting: Is It Right For Me?

Foster Parenting: Is It Right For Me?

Did you know May is National Foster Care Month? No? Don’t feel bad, plenty of Americans fall into this category. But everyone wins when we at least take the time…

When Tragedy Strikes

When Tragedy Strikes: Tips For Making it a Little Better

As we age, it’s understandable that we will be faced with situations that will require our condolences—illness, death, divorce—unpleasant turns in life where our family or friends will need our…

Keeping Your Kids Itch-free for Summer

Keeping Your Kids Itch-free for Summer

Summer’s here and the time is right—for bug bites, sunburn, rashes, prickly heat, poison oak/ivy, and a host of other skin maladies. Unfortunately, children are especially vulnerable to many of…

Ways to Keep your Kids Engaged this Summer

Ways to Keep your Kids Engaged this Summer

Summer vacation is fast approaching (and for some, it’s already here.) Most parents face the same dilemma each year. How do we keep kids entertained, active, yet off the phone,…

Study Finds New Way to Beat Postpartum Depression

Study Finds New Way to Beat Postpartum Depression

After giving birth, many women suffer from depression; it’s a very real, scary, and, unfortunately, common condition. A new study reveals that “mindfulness” training and classes during pregnancy reduce symptoms…

Weight Loss Tips for Women with Young Children

Weight Loss Tips for Women with Young Children

It’s not easy losing pregnancy weight after your baby is born. Even then, we may lose the baby weight, but still continue to gain, year after year. There are theories…

Language Delay in Toddlers Linked to Electronics

Language Delay in Toddlers Linked to Electronics

Babies as young as six-months of age (or even younger) are exposed to and are using handheld electronic devices. It’s almost commonplace. One newly discovered detriment is that letting a…

Smart Babies: Does DHA Contribute?

Smart Babies: Does DHA Contribute?

It seems every generation has a supplement or activity that claims will make your baby smarter. The current controversy amongst experts is the effectiveness of adding DHA to prenatal vitamins…