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Healthy Lunches

Healthy Lunches

I have talked about the importance of healthy lunches. I told you about some of the harmful things in the marketed “healthy” items for kids, and some alternatives. This week, I wanted to share some more practical tips on how to prepare healthy lunches. Sneak in fresh vegetables and fruits. While your child may leave […]

Focus on progress instead of perfection.

Believe it or not, perfectionism is a very common cause of disorganization. Seems counter-intuitive that a perfectionist could be disorganized, doesn’t it? Well, the desire for perfection is often so strong that it creates immobility, both at the onset of your organizing projects, and anywhere in the process if you begin to realize things aren’t […]

Super-Sized Kids.

Last week I picked up a Time Magazine titled “Our Super-sized Kids”. Nearly the whole magazine is about how fat our kids are, what the demographics are, genetics, etc. Being a mom who struggles with my weight, and having parents who have always struggled with theirs, I am of course always concerned about watching how […]

Home Remedy

Today’s is short and sweet. A great home remedy tip from Kelly from “Journey’s With Kelly”. Vics on the feet is good for keeping high fevers away from the brain and letting them run their course to kill the infection. If you give tylenol in small doses to keep it away from the 103 range […]

No Cold Medicine For Your Children… What’s A Mom To Do??

If you watch the news at all, I am sure you have heard about the potential serious and fatal dangers of giving infants and toddlers cold medicines. This made me very nervous. The government issued its strongest warning Thursday about the dangers of giving cough and cold medicines to infants, urging parents to stop giving […]

You Can Learn A Lot From Your Toddler

So you are fourteen days into the New Year. Have you already crashed your Resolutions? Do you, like I and most others, set high lofty goals and then give up rather quickly? The greatest reason for failure of any resolution or goal is simply that we bite off more than we can chew. We feel […]

Healthy Lunches

Last week I talked about the importance of healthy lunches. I told you about some of the harmful things in the marketed “healthy” items for kids, and some alternatives. This week, I wanted to share some more practical tips on how to prepare healthy lunches. Sneak in fresh vegetables and fruits. While your child may […]

The First Meal Of The Day

We all know that “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. If we have not heard it from educators, or Doctors, we have heard it from our own parents. While I am not a big breakfast eater, I have come to realize the importance of it. Not only for my sake, but especially […]

Is Mcdonald’s Brainwashing Our Children?

There was a recent article in the Chicago Sun Times telling of the effect the “Golden Arches” has on our kids. “Even carrots, milk and apple juice tasted better to the kids when they were wrapped in the familiar packaging of the Golden Arches. The study had youngsters sample identical McDonald’s foods in name-brand and […]

Peroxide: A Cleaning Miracle?

I received an email recently about the multiple uses for Peroxide. I knew some were true, because I have used it for some of the purposes listed (i.e. canker sores), but I tested some of the others and found that it really does work! My sister, for example, tried putting it on a blood stain […]

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