While some of your child's aches and pains have a clear and obvious cause, because children are often active and injury prone, others may not be as easy to discern. Your child may experience cramping in his feet for a variety of reasons. Determining the cause of his cramps can help you treat his condition and ease his discomfort. Muscle Cramps Muscle cramps occur when … [Read more...] about Foot Cramps in Children
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Breastfeeding Isn’t Always Best
After my first son was born and put on my bare chest in the hospital, he wiggled down and found my breast just like in the videos on You Tube - just like the lactation consultants told me it happens. It was beautiful and perfect. That’s pretty much where he stayed until we went home from the hospital. We had some minor hiccups in the beginning with his latch and it was horribly … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding Isn’t Always Best
Quitting Meat For A Month
It started out as a regular lunch play date with my friend and our kids... who knew it was going to be one of the last turkey sandwiches I was going to eat for a while, if ever again? My friend Lacy had this amazing looking wrap which was just filled with fresh veggies. She started telling me that she stopped eating meat; I didn’t think the conversation would get much farther … [Read more...] about Quitting Meat For A Month
I used to think I was a good mom.
Until my sweet 12-year-old daughter starting surreptitiously videotaping me with her phone. She chooses random, boring daily moments when I’m not posing or even paying attention. And then she plays them back to me, her face deadpan, like a lawyer presenting irrefutable evidence to the Supreme Court justices. Me telling her (for the five hundredth time in one night) to … [Read more...] about I used to think I was a good mom.
Surgery for Crow’s Feet
Those fine lines around your eyes are one of the first and most visible signs that you're getting older, says dermatologist Fredric Brandt in "Allure" magazine. The combination of depleted fat and collagen stores in that area and reduced skin elasticity creates a fine network of lines often referred to as crow's feet. If you've got them, surgery may be one way to make them less … [Read more...] about Surgery for Crow’s Feet