If you are hosting a party for a crowd, cooking a healthy meal can be an expensive, time-consuming process. It can also be rewarding. Instead of just calling for a pizza delivery or popping some frozen snacks into the oven, put together a menu that will impress your friends, nourish them and leave them feeling satisfied. A healthy meal for a large group doesn’t have to consume you if you plan ahead.
Support bras are more than a convenience. They make exercise more comfortable, and therefore, more efficient. Whether you enjoy running, aerobics or competitive sports, sports bras can affect your performance. If you feel supported and comfortable in the bra you are wearing, you are more likely to work out longer and harder. If you experience pain, you probably stop pretty quickly. Help yourself and reach your goals by choosing and wearing a sports bra that works for you.
Even on his worst days, your baby is perfect to you, but it may be hard to ignore those nasty red or white bumps that are starting to cover his skin. It’s baby acne. Although it may be hard to make a connection between hormone-crazed teenagers and your little bundle of joy, even the smallest ones can have acne. The best thing you can do is to clean that smiling face and relax, knowing the acne will likely go away on its own in a matter of months.
Sometimes nature itself produces the most beautiful decorating items, such as flowers. But sometimes when you put those beauties in a plain pot, their colors and vibrancy dulls. Give your flowers or potted plant a little boost by decorating the pot. Add some color and charm by coordinating with the natural colors bursting forth from your plant. Choose paints and ribbons in matching colors or neutrals, such as white or black.
For diabetics, Halloween can be more of a trick than a treat. With all the candy snacks and sugary desserts, the potential to throw your insulin out of whack is everywhere. As you struggle to teach your child to know his body and regulate his sugar intake, Halloween can be a nightmare. Create special sugar-free or low-sugar treats that your child can enjoy all day. Hand them out at parties or at the door when costumed kids ring the bell.
Korean barbecue marinade, also known as bulgogi or bulgoki, is a sweet and salty marinade that you can use on a variety of meats and vegetables. Soak your family’s favorite proteins or hearty veggies in the sauce, and cook it up for a Korean-inspired meal. Serve with rice. Don’t forget to reserve some sauce before you marinate your meat. You can pour the sauce over the cooked meat, veggies and rice.
Get excited about eating for two for the next nine months. Although your second consumer is small, he needs for you to gain weight. No dieting for you for these 40 weeks. Watch how much weight you gain so as not to become unhealthy or overweight. Consult with your doctor about your weight and what you should be eating.
The loss of a baby due to an ectopic pregnancy can be painful. An ectopic pregnancy is one in which the fetus develops outside of the uterus, generally in the fallopian tubes. A baby is not able to develop there, therefore the pregnancy is terminated or other medical intervention is necessary. While every woman who experiences an ectopic pregnancy handles loss differently, many experience similar feelings of sadness and may find comfort in the support of others.
Pregnancy can be uncomfortable enough, but add flu symptoms and it can become downright miserable. The combination can also be dangerous, as your immune system is already compromised during your pregnancy. Working with your doctor to determine the safest medication and monitoring your body are your best defenses during your illness. Get help from your partner, a friend or family member during your illness if necessary so you can recover as quickly as possible, for your sake and your baby’s.
If you are blonde, or if you are considering going blond, you should choose complementary colors for the rest of your look. From your shoes to your hair accessories, from makeup to clothes, your coordinating colors should go well with your skin tone and flatter your hair. When your entire outfit complements your hair, skin and eyes, you will have a finished, polished look that will always be in style.