Most parents can probably relate to the anxiety that accompanies planning travel with young children. Accounting for all their gear, anticipating unexpected situations, not to mention keeping them busy and content throughout the trip can be a lot to organize and execute. Here are a few ideas for how to pack everything you need, and… Continue reading Tips For Traveling With Young Children
Something as simple as changing your diet may help decrease your pain. A 2015 study found that people eating a whole-food plant-based (WFPB) diet significantly decreased their osteoarthritis pain—in just two weeks. By the end of the six-week study, they reported more energy and better physical functioning, too. Another study found that a high-fiber diet lowers the… Continue reading Certain Foods May Worsen Pain
My daughter was a precocious little girl. She always wanted to participate, and being a single mom, she was afforded the opportunity. When together, she had my full attention. As such, I was in a unique position to see an amazing mind forming, as it struggled to grasp and understand the vast amount of information… Continue reading Everyone Needs To Be Heard. . .Even Kids!
It can seem like a daunting task to maintain a healthy diet during the holidays. Thanksgiving dinner will be one of many meals where it seems like it just isn't possible to find healthy choices. If you are going to a loved one's home to share a Thanksgiving meal, or if you are preparing it,… Continue reading Is It Possible To Eat Healthy On Thanksgiving? Absolutely.
The Dumbbell Row exercise is one of the best exercises for developing your shoulders and traps. Start by sitting in a chair, with your back straight, feet stable on the floor. Hold two dumbbells with an overhand grip (palms facing down) and place them on your thighs. While keeping your back straight, lift the dumbbells straight… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Seated Dumbbell Row