kids having to be woken up repeatedly by their parents, kids who will refuse to get out of bed in the morning, who sleep through alarm, and this sounds like such a terrible stressful and negative start of a day. I refuse to put myself or my kids through this.
Earlier puberty in girls increases their risk of mental-health problems and risk-taking behavior as teenagers and increases their risk of breast and ovarian cancer over the long-term, so this is an important issue to address
My girls and I have just come back from Winterfest, a huge volleyball tournament. On my daughter’s team three girls got sick or were on the verge of getting sick. They were so tough though, and I have so much respect for their sportsmanship – these 10-12 year-olds, kept playing, and played well. Our U12… Continue Reading
Research on sleep! Reposting my own post from 5 years ago! Wow, time flies. Today as I write this my oldest is 20, a college athlete, a junior who is about to go study abroad. My youngest is 10, also an athlete in her own right. Sleep is still an absolutely essential part of… Continue Reading
A shocking statistic from 2016 – 45% of all pregnancies in the US are unplanned, makes me wonder how little thought we put into our kids’ future. One would hope that in cases of planned pregnancies, there would be much thought and preparation put into getting ready to conceive and to have a healthy child. Especially… Continue Reading
In case anyone is still wondering 🙂 – two separate studies confirming that buying organic is a better choice. Below are some bullet points. If you want to read studies and articles themselves, please follow the links. Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk? In a study, those who ate more organic produce, dairy,… Continue Reading
In recent years there has been more and more reserach coming up about cancer prevention. It has always been my belief that we can lead a preventative lifestyle by eating healthful foods, being active, living mindfully and learning to deal with stress, then even if one gets seriousely sick at some point – being preventative… Continue Reading