Category: Family Life

Staying hydrated in the summer

TinaB | May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Keep Children and Teens Hydrated – Hydration for sports and fitness.
Summer is coming.  Kids love to participate in sports, spend time at the beach and play outside, but with the summer heat comes added risk for dehydration. Dehydration is occurs when you lose more fluids than you take in. Kids are busy having fun and forget […]

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Household Germs in Unexpected Places

TinaB | May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s always surprising to hear that there are typically more germs in our kitchens than the bathroom.  The NSF which is a non-profit organization recently conducted a survey of 22 households and tested 30 items each day for mold, yeast and bacteria.  Over 80% of the kitchen tested positive for Coliform – not cauliflower! You […]

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Not Too Young for Menopause Symptoms

TinaB | May 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do you feel moody, tired all the time, breast tenderness, hot flashes, irregular periods, mood swings or difficulty sleeping?  Of course we could be describing a lot of different conditions here, but if you are basically a healthy person and starting to feel some of these symptoms in your early to mid-thirties, don’t rule out […]

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National Kids to Parks Day

TinaB | May 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Children nationwide will take part in a grassroots movement to celebrate America’s parks through play on Saturday, May 21, as they participate in the National Park Trust’s (NPT) first annual National Kids to Parks Day. The national kick-off event for Kids to Parks is planned for the National Mall on Friday, May 20, 2011.
Recognizing that […]

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Visit an Art Museum May 18 – Free Admission

TinaB | May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Over 100 art museums across North America will offer free or reduced admission, special programs, or other initiatives as part of their celebrations of Art Museum Day on May 18, 2011.  These museums—all members of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), and located across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—include smaller regional museums as […]

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Sign the Food Revolution Petition

TinaB | May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

We support the change Jamie Oliver is trying to bring to public school lunches all over the USA! So far over 680,000 people have signed the petition but they want to get to 1 million. Help us get Jamie’s petition to 1 million!! Share this link with all your friends and ask them to sign […]

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Causes of Fatigue

TinaB | May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Let’s face it, a mother’s work is never done. Add a sick child to the mix and it gets even worse! For the past week my little one has been sick and waking up in the middle of the night and staying up for hours. This is really starting to wear me down only sleeping […]

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Sports and Outdoor Safety for Kids

TinaB | May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

If your kids are participating on a sport team or just playing in the neighborhood, make sure you take steps to keep them safe and free from injury.
A helmet is important if they are playing engaging in sports such as inline skating, skateboarding, hockey, football, baseball, softball and bike riding.  When choose a helmet for […]

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Mothers of Twins live longer and are healthier

TinaB | May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was reported today that women who have twins naturally may live longer and be healthier when compared with non-twin-bearing mothers.  This study which was released online in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, focused on natural fertility and had statistics on 58,786 women who were born between 1807 and 1899. This particular […]

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How to find the best BBQ

TinaB | May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the past, the BBQ grill was more of a “man thing,” but now woman are often the ones using the grill for healthier and quicker cooking for their families.  If you are in the market for a new BBQ grill, you’ll want to buy the June edition of Consumer Reports. Testers spent almost 600 […]

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