Easy Baked Peaches

Ingredients 3 large ripe peaches 1 to 2 Tablespoons salted butter 2 Tablespoons light brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream and caramel sauce for serving Directions Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. Slice peaches in half and remove the pit. Place in an oven-safe pan. Place a small piece (about 3/4 […]

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Should You Give Your Infants Probiotics

Probiotics are live,  ‘friendly’bacteria that may help promote a  healthy  digestive  system  and  immune  system  when  consumed.  These  microorganisms  are  similar  to  the  ‘friendly’  strains  of  bacteria  that  naturally  reside  in  your  digestive  tract.  Probiotics  can  either  be  consumed  in  food  or  taken  as  a  supplement.  It  is  a  common  practice  for  parents  to  give  kids  foods  like  […]

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Preschoolers, Sleep and Bright Lights

Until recently, the effect bright light has upon the sleep of preschoolers had not been specifically studied. A recent study by the University of Colorado Boulder has shown that preschoolers are even more sensitive to bright light than older kids and adults and their sleep patterns are easily disrupted by exposure to bright light at […]

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Keeping your Brain Power

The brain is the body’s most complex organ. It’s also the most important one. That’s why keeping it healthy is critical, especially as you age. Every day, scientists are discovering how closely our minds and bodies are connected. As it turns out, the things that you do to keep your body and heart healthy may […]

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Weight Loss for Kids

If your child’s pediatrician informs you that he is overweight and needs to slim down, be sure to ask for a specific weight loss goal and advice on how to help your child safely lose weight. Losing weight can help prevent your child from developing type 2 diabetes and other health issues later in life. […]

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Meditation For Moms

Carving out short periods of down time to keep yourself feeling healthy and ready to take on the daily challenges of parenting young children is important. One perfect way to relieve stress and improve your health is meditation. Two short time periods of meditation a day can have many mental and physical health benefits. Meditation […]

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Allergies or cold?

It can be difficult in the spring allergy season to tell if your child has a cold or is suffering from seasonal allergies. While some of the symptoms may be the same, there are some key differences that can help you discern which one of the two is to blame for making your child feel […]

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10 Minute Workout | Fast Workouts for Mom

The 10 Minute Workout There is some good news for busy moms who have a difficult time fitting in the recommended five 30 minute moderate intensity aerobic workouts into their weekly schedule, the 10 minute workout. Recent studies have shown that breaking down the recommended 150 minutes a week of moderate intensity aerobic exercise into 10 minute increments can be as effective as the […]

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Mediterranean Diet | Lose Weight And Improve Heart Health

Research has connected eating foods included in a traditional Mediterranean diet with many health benefits, including weight loss and prevention of heart disease. The diet is so named because it includes the foods traditionally eaten by inhabitants of Mediterranean countries. Here is an overview of how to fill your family’s weekly menu with healthy foods […]

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