We spend more time indoors during fall and winter, which means everyone in the family is at greater risk for bringing home plenty of germs. Not surprisingly, the common cold is a leading cause of missed days from school. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 22 million school days are lost annually in the … [Read more...] about 5 Must-Have Supplements Every Parent Needs in Their Winter Medicine Cabinet
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The very first time I realized honey was more than a sweetener was when I was a teenager. I woke up with a sore throat and my grandma gave me a spoon of honey and told me to eat it slowly. She said the honey would coat my throat and would make my sore throat more bearable. It was worth a shot and so I ate the honey and to my surprise, … [Read more...] about Honey 101: Benefits, Types, and 3 DIY Honey Recipes
This is a guest post written by Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, also known as “The Nutrition Myth Buster” ™ Have you ever noticed that when there’s a bug around your office, not everyone “gets” it? Somebody is out for 10 days, someone else for a half day and some people don’t even get sidelined at all? Think about it. They’ve all been … [Read more...] about Boost Your Immunity to Help Fight Cold and Cough Germs
When I met my husband, I didn’t know he was a snorer but soon after we spent our first night together I realized not only that he was a snorer but that he was one of the really loud ones. At first, I didn't think it would matter. Yes, he woke me up every night but I would kick him, tell him to move over and the snoring would stop long … [Read more...] about How to Stop Snoring Without Surgery
A few weeks ago I was flying from DC to California, and during that long flight I started thinking what would happen if I were to die...? No one wants to think about this but it's something we should be talking about because it can happen at any time. Are your affairs in order? What would happen to your children if you were to die … [Read more...] about Do you REALLY need Life Insurance? And if so, how much do you need?
Growing up our doctor always resorted to natural remedies before using medication which allowed us to learn lots of first hacks using items we had at home. Now that I am a mom I find myself using these hacks a lot because they work, I always have these ingredients at home and they're really easy to do around children. I have to admit, … [Read more...] about 6 DIY First Aid Hacks Every Parent Should Know