This time of year warmer weather brings our taste buds a variety of in-season produce to liven up our plates. As we all look to squeeze more out of our budgets, one of the best kept secrets for fresh produce at reasonable prices is your local farmer’s market. Unsure where your nearest farmer’s market is? Try … Continue reading Smart Shopping at the Farmer’s Market
Eight weeks after Christy Pfeifer-Gamez gave birth to her fourth child, Lillian, on the Fourth of July, she started feeling ill. One morning she couldn’t even get out of bed. The doctors thought it might be pneumonia. They never expected it to have anything to do with her heart. After all, she was too young … Continue reading The Truth Behind 4 Common Heart Disease Myths
Today’s highly structured lifestyle, with two working parents, tight schedules and busy school agendas, often makes family time a leisure activity of the past. However, what a child wants most – what a child needs – is family time with no goal in mind except to build positive memories and have fun. Kids learn best … Continue reading Children Learn Best Through Play
With adults, it’s easy to tell when we haven’t had enough sleep. We’re sluggish, we yawn a lot and we typically verbalize/complain about how tired we are (or maybe that’s just me?). But with children, the signs of sleep deprivation can be completely different. If your child seems overly active during the day, is a … Continue reading Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?