Published on Thursday, January 31 2013 13:53
Dehydration during pregnancy, while easily prevented, can sneak up on even the most cautious mommy. All of our major systems depend on water for survival; energy and mood are directly affected by hydration. We are, after all, 50 to 60% water. Blood is 83% water
Published on Thursday, January 24 2013 14:23
By Dr. Sara Hart
In a society that pushes for everyone to have more, be more, and do more, our children quickly get swept into the rapid pace of life that seems impossible to resist. Our over-stimulated world exists as juxtaposition to the inherent needs of a child whose development is best supported by a simple, consistent routine.
Published on Thursday, January 17 2013 13:11
By Mary Chase
So, here we are halfway through January. How are those lofty New Year’s resolutions going that you vowed to follow with a glass of bubbly in your hand? I’m sure you are aware how well or how off track those resolutions are; I don’t need to remind you. Instead how about we revisit the basics of what you should be doing every day; not just New Year’s Day.
Published on Thursday, January 17 2013 22:25
There are many families with broken hearts; they were close to home, perhaps on a country road, or with a “safe” driver in a car too full for a car seat, and then the worst occurred. When I was in midwifery school, I worked as an EMT in a busy Emergency Department. There we aided in the aftermath of countless motor vehicle accidents. Far too many included the tragedy of a small child riding in an improperly installed car seat, or no car seat at all. This is
Published on Thursday, January 10 2013 21:40
By Sara Hart
Getting kids to eat vegetables can be a chore greater than organizing the storage room and similarly, is easily put off with the hope that it will just resolve itself over time. Once a child experiences the pure pleasure of processed carbohydrates, simple sugars, pure fat, and salt there is no going back.