While you can't avoid sugar completely, there are some easy ways to make changes that will have a big effect. Make big strides to cut down on added sugar — and calories — with just a few small changes.
You envision your wee one snoozing peacefully in the carefully chosen crib with sweet stuffed animals watching from their perch on a nearby shelf. But what poison could be lurking in the air in your home?
Heuristic play utilizes a baby's curiosity. The term, coined by child psychologists Elinor Goldschmeid and Sonia Jackson. The word stems from the same root as eureka -- "I found it!" Put together a treasure basket and watch your baby discover and learn.
During your pregnancy you make sure your baby has all the building blocks to grow and develop and avoided things that might be harmful. Your next goal is providing a quality environment for your baby-to-be.
The FDA announced in July 2012 that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol-A. This comes after manufacturers had already phased out the chemical in these products due to safety concerns and consumer pressure. Why was the FDA late to the party?
Father's Day brings up images of breakfast in bed, homemade cards and crafts, and possibly a little indulgence on dad's part. This year consider going "green" with a gift that reflects the lifestyle of the special men on your list.
Did you know that by weight, your baby will eat more, drink more, and even breathe more air than you? Not only is this a fascinating fact, it helps to explain that what goes in your baby's little body can have such a tremendous impact.
The average American today eats over 150 pounds per year of refined sugars -- compared to zero pounds during most of human history. High consumption of sugar (and the elevated levels of insulin that come with it) is associated with Type II diabetes, weight gain and other health complications.