Questions Parents Should Ask Before Encouraging Children to Pursue Professional Sports 

As a parent, you want your child to have the opportunities in life that help them achieve their goals of success. However, sometimes those opportunities come at a cost, especially when it comes to sports. While some children have professional athlete goals, many play sports just to appease their parents or just for fun and have other interests off the field. If your child is one of the former, that's great. But, before you buy that pro jersey and … [Read more...]

Working Moms: Tell Yourself These Things If You’re Experiencing Mom Guilt 

Have you ever felt guilty when you had to drop your little one off at daycare? Or maybe you felt sick to your stomach when you realized that your daughter’s recital was the same day you had to fly out of town to attend a week-long work conference… All you can think of is the look of disappointment on her face when you have to explain to her how you won’t be able to see her perform but you’re going to make it up to her.   Disappointing your … [Read more...]

6 ways you can avoid a car accident 

No one likes to expect the worst. But even the safest and most sensible of drivers can get caught up in car accidents. Therefore, it’s important to remind yourself of the dangers of the road and how reckless other drivers can be.  Thousands of car accidents occur each year, but just because they’re common it doesn’t mean that you should simply accept it. Read on for 6 ways you can avoid a car accident.  Stay sober behind the wheel No … [Read more...]

What You Need To Know About Childhood Obesity 

In the US today, obesity is rising, with over a third of the population being categorized as overweight. Children are at risk of this, which can lead to many severe problems later on down the track. It is essential to be aware of the dangers of childhood obesity and the impact it can have on our children. If you want to learn more about childhood obesity, please keep reading.   When we think of obesity, the most common causes for children … [Read more...]

Legal and Safety Concerns Surrounding the Use of CBD

Undoubtedly, there is a lot of controversy surrounding the use of CBD. While the manufacturers, sellers and some health experts praise the cannabidiol compound for its numerous health benefits, others raise concerns that some other ingredients in CBD-containing substances can have adverse health effects on your body. For instance, some marijuana vaping liquid in Utah was found to contain harmful amounts of 5-fluoro MDMB-PINACA, which … [Read more...]

5 Must-Stop Locations for San Diego Vacations 

San Diego’s nightlife experience is growing, and although it is not at the size of a big city, it has a large variety of exciting options for visitors to choose to enjoy from a casual beach bar to Vegas-style experiences.   If you are looking for a San Diego Nightclub, you should look downtown. In Gaslamp Quarter’s, you will find many rooftop bars that offer magnificent nighttime views of the skyline. At the nightclubs throughout the city, you … [Read more...]

Clever Things You Can Do To Boost Your Mental Health (No Matter How You Feel)

Mental health, good, bad, or somewhere in between, we all have it. In fact, in many cases, it is like a muscle, one that, if you work, will get stronger each day. Of course, when you are feeling tired, down, or vulnerable, working on your mental health can feel anything but easy. The good news is that there are some strategies you can use, no matter how you are feeling. Read on to find out what they are.  Eat well We have all heard the … [Read more...]

Build a Supportive Team To Help You Recover From an Eating Disorder

Complete recovery is only possible when you are fully comfortable with who you are. This requires more than changing your eating habits. You also need to learn to cope with unpleasant emotions, identify feelings, recognize triggers, and accept yourself at each stage. Fortunately, you don't need to complete these tasks alone. As you reach out to available resources, you'll have more success in overcoming obstacles and reaching full … [Read more...]

Kids And Cell Phones: 9 Tips For Parents

Pixabay. CCO Licensed. Most of us didn’t grow up with cell phones - and if we did, they were basic bricks capable only of calls and texts. Today’s phones can do everything from taking photos to accessing the internet. They may only be small devices, but they carry huge power. Giving kids responsibility over this power can be daunting – especially as it can expose kids to many dangers from viewing harmful adult content to cyberbullying to … [Read more...]

Little Pick Me Ups for Moms to Feel Great Throughout the Day

Let’s be honest for just a second. As blessed as you are to be a mom, the role isn’t easy, by far. On a daily basis, you are required to be there for your kids physically, emotionally, and even financially. Even with the support of a loving spouse, family, or friends, being a mom is challenging. Getting through each day is nothing short of a miracle, but having little pick-me-ups along the way can sure make it a lot easier. Drink a Cup of … [Read more...]