Life is full of unpredictable moments, especially when you have kids. But, for us parents, we wouldn’t have it any other way. The good news is, establishing routines and habits can help you take some control over your life and ease anxiety. One of the most important places you should focus on is your finances. Creating financial security for your family will give you peace of … [Read more...] about Three Crucial Ingredients to Creating Financial Security for Your Family
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“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” - Einstein When my son was six months old, I took him to a Mommy and Me class, which was really about parent training: how to observe your child, rather than do things for him - even though Alessio could barely sit up and certainly refused to crawl. He hated tummy time, and though all the manuals said he should … [Read more...] about Parenting and Perseverance: Why Failure is Crucial to Success
As registered dietitians, moms are always asking us what nutrients they should pay attention to in order to have long-lasting energy. One overlooked, yet very important nutrient to focus on is magnesium. Magnesium is essential to turn your food into energy and you need it for proper muscle function. And if you or your kids get charley horses or muscle … [Read more...] about Need More Energy? You Might be Missing a Crucial Nutrient!
Summer is crazy busy. Between work, kids, activities, sports, camps and play dates, there is very little down time. I have learned over the years, however, that when I do not commit chunks of time just for me, I am more irritable and less giving. This time has become a necessity, not a luxury. I see frazzled people walking around every day. They are constantly on … [Read more...] about It is crucial for moms to make time for themselves~
The importance of the first 5 years Babies’ brains continue to form after they are born. They are forming for physical development, and also for feelings, learning and memory. Neurons in the brain are still connecting, and babies need experiences to strengthen these connections. Making these neural connections in the brain early on with an infant is the first step in the … [Read more...] about Ways to Engage Babies and Toddlers in Reading