“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
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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~
Pregnancy and breastfeeding are crucial times to be aware of potential health risks. Many beauty and personal care products contain chemicals that could be harmful to your baby, and hair dye is no exception. So, is it safe to color your hair while breastfeeding? Stay Informed It's good to know about what's safe and what's not so that you can create the safest environment … [Read more...] about Is it Safe to Color Your Hair While Breastfeeding?
Uber and Lyft ride share apps are super convenient and most of the time, safe. But, unfortunately sometimes they aren't. It is crucial to use common sense and our Uber Smarts to stay safe. 12 SAFETY TIPS For Riding In Uber and Lyft PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY…ESPECIALLY WITH YOUR COLLEGE-AGE KIDS! 1. ALWAYS CHECK THE LICENSE PLATE AND THE DRIVER PHOTO – … [Read more...] about 12 Safety Tips For Riding An Uber Or Lyft