With flu season reaching its peak in January, my office will soon start filling up with parents and their children who are sick with a cold or the flu. The influenza virus causes a staggering 32 million missed school days and 100 million missed days of work. Symptoms of the flu are often hard to distinguish from those of a common cold; coughing, sneezing, runny nose, … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For Surviving Cold & Flu Season
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In the wake of the Varsity Blues Scandal everyone is asking the question - how did modern day parenting get here? Obsessive-compulsive behavior in parenting is nothing new. However the terms used to describe it have evolved. First there was the “Tiger Mom”, which morphed into “Helicopter Parenting” and now this has turned into “Intensive Parenting” - the latest and greatest of … [Read more...] about Are You Guilty Of Competitive Parenting?
In Ayurveda turmeric milk is used for coughs and colds. It is thought black pepper aids in the absorption of turmeric’s healing properties. Turmeric itself helps stop inflammation in the body and is used to help relieve swelling and pain. Turmeric is thought of as ‘natural aspirin’ in Ayurvedic medicine. Ginger is used to help bolster your immune system, and is commonly used to … [Read more...] about Beat that Cold with Hot Turmeric Milk
Love is a phenomena that transcends time, space, and even the known realms of existence. A mother’s love is a love above all forms. A reservation of the purest forms of hope, joy, and peace. It’s something that you cannot know unless you experience it for yourself. It’s something that, if you haven’t, you don’t even know that you can’t understand it fully. But you just … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Love: Parenting Through Grief
So you’re pregnant and so are YOU. What does that mean? Okay, well that’s your physical condition. But, we all know that the changes in pregnancy aren’t just physical. The whole you is changing - not just your body but your mind, spirit and relationships, too. You may already know this, but since changes in how you are feeling are not as apparent as your unmistakable baby … [Read more...] about How To Be Good To Yourself During Pregnancy