You know that it is wise to back up your computer's hard drive; I recommend backing up your child's food drive with a daily multivitamin/mineral supplement. This simple habit could improve your child's health and even intelligence.
Fitness and Nutrition
We all know how difficult it is to stay in shape and find time to exercise -- but most especially for parents with babies or small kids. There's the sleep-deprivation factor, lack of time and priority changes. So what are the options for busy parents?
These days, families are always on the go, whether it's off to daycare everyday or to visit friends and family once in a while. Here are some strategies to help you prepare for your baby's meals on the go. Start with six golden rules for serving Fresh Baby food away from home.
by Missy Chase Lapine
A grateful reader recently wrote to me and said she had a better chance of getting Brad Pitt to call her for a date than to get her kids to eat their vegetables. And her name was not Angelina. Well, fear no more. The days of the picky eater are over, and there's a new life for those super healthy foods we could only wish our kids would eat.
If you have children, then you know they're a magnet for hovering hounds and mooching mousers. Living in a busy home that includes kids, pets, and adults, the line between who eats what can sometimes become blurry!
I'm sure there are many questions going through your head about keeping you and your baby healthy throughout your pregnancy. I've gathered a few of the most-asked exercise questions to guide you safely and healthfully on your journey to new motherhood.
Pilates is a safe and effective approach to exercise for pregnant women to assist with breathing, body alignment and to recover body shape and tone after birth.
Pilates focuses on breathing, which primarily helps activate the transversus abdominus.
What most parents don't realize is that all toddlers are picky eaters. And it's a perfectly normal, even expected developmental behavior. You may be to find out that this behavior has very little to do with the taste of food and is mostly about wanting control of a situation.
Your excuse is "I just love to eat!" Of course you do. And because food is such an important part of life, you are entitled to love it. But like any amorous relationship, if your lover is causing you pain, it may be time to re-evaluate the picture.