Category Archives: Children’s Health

Dental Health and Cavities: What’s Diet Got to do With It

I guess we all know eating lots of sugary treats, candy and soda causes tooth decay. That’s kind of a no-brainer. But this deeper dive into the specifics of diet and how it impacts dental health and cavities in particular … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Blessings

I realize Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday but this one is extra special for my family. My husband and I are blessed to welcome three new grandchildren this year! In addition to my amazing grandson, Carter, who is 3, … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Are You Missing This Important Nutrient

You may not be familiar with this one – choline. So, we should probably clarify exactly what it is. You may see it often grouped with B vitamins. While choline is an essential nutrient, and your liver makes small amounts, … Continue reading

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Health: Benefits of White Noise

Most of us are familiar with white noise. In fact in Today is Still the Day I recommend using a white noise machine at night to help you achieve deeper, restful sleep. My son and his wife use a sound … Continue reading

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Health: Is Anxiety Inherited

We inherit many traits from our parents. You may have your parents’ eyes or build or tendency to carry weight in your hips or belly. You can have a genetic propensity toward developing certain diseases, although that’s not set in … Continue reading

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Healthy Children: Most Crucial Issue

If you guessed the most crucial issue is obesity you would be correct. It is an alarming problem and one that seems only to be getting worse. As a grandmother now, this breaks my heart. Here are a few startling statistics: … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: The Choice is Yours

We are all familiar with genes and DNA. We inherit certain genetic characteristics from our parents and other ancestors. You may have your father’s nose, your mother’s eyes or your grandmother’s body type. It was believed that whatever genes you … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Another Reason to Keep it Real

If you read this blog or my weekly No-Nonsense Nutrition Report you know I constantly recommend you focus your diet – regardless of how you choose to structure it – on fresh, whole, real one-ingredient foods. By that I am … Continue reading

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Children’s Health: Getting to the Truth

The whole vaccine issue is a very controversial one with people passionately on one side or the other. As a new grandmother I am extremely concerned about the safety of all these vaccines children are given from birth onward. I … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Read This if You Still Drink Coke

Sodas like Coke are definitely not healthy. They’re loaded with high fructose corn syrup which is an especially strong driver of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. It is an especially dangerous sweetener because unlike glucose and other forms of sugar, … Continue reading

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