Five Ways To Stay Healthy On Your Winter Wonderland Vacation

Five Ways To Stay Healthy On Your Winter Wonderland Vacation Most of us know that it can be quite the challenge to maintain a healthy diet during a vacation. If you’re spending your holiday in a sunny, tropical location, then lots of lounging on the beach plus those sugary mix drinks can leave you with a few extra pounds. A winter vacation, however, may be just as risky to a healthy routine, especially when you’re hiding under layers of … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Improve Your Morning

Easy Ways to Improve Your Morning Whether you wake up early for work or to make sure your kids get to school on time, mornings can be a drag. Even if you got enough sleep the night before, you still might resent the feeling of waking up to the screeching of an alarm clock. You might even consider yourself a morning person but still struggle with bad mornings every once in a while. Here are some easy ways to improve your morning so your day gets … [Read more...]

Five Effective Ways to Sneak in a Workout

Five Effective Ways to Sneak in a Workout As a parent, finding time to exercise can be a challenge. Often, we know what we have to do to get healthy but don’t know how to allocate the time into our busy schedules. Fortunately, it is simpler than you might think. Here are five effective ways to sneak in a workout, while working toward building a consistent exercise routine. Use the Dose Effect to Your Advantage You may have heard … [Read more...]

Eye-Eye Captain! Keeping Your Kids’ Eyes Healthy

Children are resilient little creatures, but just like adults they get sick and they have a need for regular appointments. Dentists and doctors are to be seen on a regular basis, of course, but a lot of parents overlook seeing an eye specialist from time to time. We, as adults, often take for granted how much our children can see. We assume that as they haven’t complained about a lack of sight, they must be just fine. The thing is, the world … [Read more...]

4 Things To Do Right After Your Yoga Workout Is Complete

4 Things To Do Right After Your Yoga Workout Is Complete Anyone who has ever done yoga knows the feeling that descends the moment you complete your workout. You feel energized yet relaxed, and your mind is more ordered than it will be at any other point in the day. It’s a delightful feeling, and often the temptation is to sit for awhile and bask in it. There’s no harm in basking, but there’s a few other ways you can extend the benefit of … [Read more...]

The Key To Your Kid’s Clean Teeth

The Key To Your Kid's Clean Teeth One thing many parents can struggle with over the years, is getting their kids to brush their teeth. Kids really try and fight this for some reason. If you want to make sure your child has clean teeth and builds up strong dental habits for the future, use the tips laid out below: Make Brushing Teeth Fun It goes without saying that you really need to make brushing teeth fun for your kids. You can do … [Read more...]

Medical Marvels: Incredible Advances That Are Saving Thousands Of Lives

Medical Marvels: Incredible Advances That Are Saving Thousands Of Lives Modern medicine really is incredible. It's remarkable to think that once upon a time we were using leeches to treat diseases! Now, we're at a stage where there are so many advanced treatments going on that it can be pretty overwhelming for a lot of people. However, modern medicine is something that has no interest in staying still or even slowing down. Every day there … [Read more...]

The Pros & Cons Of Sun Exposure

The Pros & Cons Of Sun Exposure Our relationship with the sun is kind of weird, don’t you think? On the one hand, we rely on it to keep us alive, but on the other, research consistently shows it is incredibly dangerous to stay out in the sunshine for too long. There is a massive range of consequences - good and bad - of sun exposure, and today I thought I would go through each of them. Ready to get started?   Pro: Taking care … [Read more...]

Understanding the Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

Understanding the Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment Persons diagnosed with breast cancer have a wide range of treatment options at their disposal. Treatment will however have its side effects, the nature and severity of which will depend on the location of the cancer cells, the type of treatment applied and the general well-being and health of the patient. The following is a look at some of the side effects of breast cancer medication. … [Read more...]

Is Weightlifting Safe For Your Kids?

Is Weightlifting Safe For Your Kids? Immediately, you’re probably thinking, wait what? My child doesn’t want to lift weights, but you’d be surprised. Boys, in particular, tend to start talking about weightlifting around the age of puberty. They want to be strong, fit and athletic. Weightlifting may even be encouraged in older teenagers who are on sports teams. But should you let your child weight lift or engage in this type of strenuous … [Read more...]