Sweep the Blues Away

Posted April 22, 2008 by Sherry Pardy

Got a nasty case of Baby Blues or something a bit more serious? Try doing some spring cleaning to chase the clouds, and dust bunnies away!

Light's Out! Why I'm No Longer Energy Efficient

Posted April 21, 2008 by Sonja Stewart

I ripped out every energy saving light bulb in my house. Yes my energy bill is (a lot) higher. But after doing some research, I realized, being pregnant, and having a toddler in my home, it was the right thing to do.

Morning Sickness, Cured!

Posted April 16, 2008 by Sonja Stewart

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Yes you are thrilled about the new baby. But your stomach and head have other ideas. The good news is, you don't have to feel horrible in your first trimester. Really. It just takes patience, planning, and potato chips.

Why Mommy Wears Makeup

Posted April 14, 2008 by Sonja Stewart

Do you need to wear mascara to go to the supermarket? You're not alone. Why mom needs to "put her face on," to get on with her day.

Silent No More: How an Early Intervention Program Changed Our Lives

Posted April 10, 2008 by Sherry Pardy

When one of our twins didn't begin speaking at two years old, we panicked. Then, we called Early Intervention, and it made all the difference.

Dirty Little Secrets

Posted April 6, 2008 by Sonja Stewart

I found out I can go four days without a shower. But just because I can, doesn't mean I should. Here's how my family survives my funk.

5 Easy Suggestions for Fighting the Cold and Flu – The Natural Way!

Posted April 3, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Are you battling the flu or cold? Are you tired of medicating your family with over-the-counter drugs? Take a look at these 5 easy suggestions for fighting the cold and flu, the natural way.

Questions to Ask a Potential Pediatrician or Family Doctor

Posted April 2, 2008 by Corina Fiore

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Sometimes, as parents, we feel strange asking too many questions of a doctor. We then defer to a doctor’s judgment, without trusting our own instincts or getting our concerns addressed. By asking these questions of a potential doctor prior to or during the first visit, you will be able to determine quite quickly how comfortable you will feel with the doctor and whether or not this doctor is the right one for you.

Walking off the Weight, The Wiggles Way

Posted April 1, 2008 by Sonja Stewart

Walk or wiggle away the baby weight! This is the second in a three part series designed to help you lose weight, the healthy, easy, and energizing way. This is so doable.

Drink Away the Baby Weight

Posted March 28, 2008 by Sonja Stewart

Losing the weight, one sip at a time. The easiest way to drop the pounds, pick up energy, and get healthy. The first in a three part series.

What Do I Do If My Baby's Not Babbling? Ear Tubes Might Be An Answer

Posted March 28, 2008 by Rosemerry Wahto...

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Does your child have recurrent ear infections? Does he or she seem delayed in speech? Perhaps it’s time for a hearing test.

When Mom Gets Ill: Coping Skills for Sick Days

Posted March 18, 2008 by Linsey Knerl

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I consider myself blessed that my most recent health complaints have only been those of the cold and flu variety. I think most mothers would agree, however, that even these common bugs can throw the most organized households into a state of chaos. Here is a list of coping skills to get you through to healthier pastures…

Grow Baby, Grow! What the Charts Mean for your Healthy Infant

Posted March 6, 2008 by Linsey Knerl

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I dreaded my baby’s last doctor appointment. As I had always done before, I crammed extra breakfast into my little guy, and coaxed him into chugging an 8 oz bottle prior to the appointment. This was not going to be another attack on my motherhood.

Four Reasons You Should Join a CSA

Posted February 17, 2008 by Caitlin Giles

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Looking for a cost-effective way to feed your family organic, locally-grown, delicious food? Join a CSA!

Parents were told not to hug their children

Posted January 10, 2008 by Lynn Truong

Believe it or not, it took a rogue, outcast scientist to prove that it was okay, in fact necessary, for parents to hug their children.

Go Veggie for Health and Profit: Easy Ways to Feed Your Family More Vegetables and Save Money

Posted January 7, 2008 by Lela Davidson

Eating vegetarian isn't all about tofu and brown rice, and it doesn't have to be a total lifestyle change. Adding just a few veggie-licious meals to your family's diet can have a huge impact on your budget.

Cut Your Grocery Bill with a Savvy List

Posted December 20, 2007 by Lela Davidson

Saving money on groceries is simple when you employ a few tricks. Let these tips get you off to a good start after New Year's!