In girl world, sometimes it can seem like sports and glamour are mutually exclusive. More and more, young girls are taking advice from tabloids and fashion mags on how to be girly, and giving up sports in the process.
The Women's Sports Foundation recently released a thought-provoking public service announcement, showing how societal pressures are pulling girls off of the fields and courts before they can reach their potential.
Mexican doctors have successfully removed a 33 pound tumor from Jesus Gabriel, a two-year-old boy.
The child himself only weighs 26 pounds (after the tumor’s removal), meaning that the growth was actually larger than the child.
Dr. Gustavo Hernandez, the director of pediatrics at La Raza Hospital, claims that this is the first time Mexican doctors have removed a growth that was larger than the person carrying it.
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Little ones need to stay hydrated. And it's up to parents to encourage good choices - especially when it comes to drinking enough water.
Thirsty School Mornings
"My six-year-old daughter was at school the other day when one of her classmates fell at recess and hit her head on the brick wall of the building. They have supervision on the playground but no one was nearby, so my daughter had to walk her friend to the school office - as her head gushed blood.
Raising active kids is a lifestyle, not a routine.
As I work with my clients on a daily basis, many of the parents are concerned not only with their own health but the health of their children as well. I am reminded how VERY important it is to lead by example for your children.
I read an article recently in Parenting Magazine called “The Absolute Truth About Vaccines.” Then I got a call from the CDC interested in my opinions about vaccines and what we have elected to do with our children, and the kicker: yesterday there was also some discussion on Modernmom.com about the
Each month, I give my clients a monthly theme: something to work on, think about, and practice doing to help them prepare themselves as mothers for the birthing of their children. This month I am choosing to work with my mothers on the theme of health.
With all the news about toxic chemicals found in our plastics, cosmetics, food and even in our water and the air we breathe, keeping you and your family safe can seem overwhelming.
Obviously getting your kids out and being active with them is EXTREMELY important, but there is soo much more that goes along with it!
This past weekend my girlfriend and myself took my 3 minis out for an LA adventure :) We began our hike from our house heading to a local canyon for a hike.
With so many food labels and so little time to really figure out the healthiest options, how can parents make the best choices for their kids?