My Favorite Conversations

This morning at 7AM:

Savanna:  We learned about bats in school yesterday!

Me:  NEAT! What did you learn? Was it cool?

Savanna: Bats fly around and peep, “Good morning good morning good morning!” so they do not run into walls.   Continue reading “My Favorite Conversations” »

Glucosamine Sans Chondroitin

Do you use a joint supplement that contains glucosamine chondroitin?  Maybe you use glucosamine chondroitin on occasion, but did you know that you shouldn’t bother buying a supplement that contains chondroitin?  Just leave it out-the chondroitin is a waste of your money. Continue reading “Glucosamine Sans Chondroitin” »

Mommy Mojo

These days, an increasing number of you are looking for natural alternatives for your health concerns.  It can be tough to find good information on natural medicine that actually works, so I like to pass along the articles that I find credible.  Here is a great write up  on CNN Health which provides some good information on the natural supplements that you can use to regain your mojo. Continue reading “Mommy Mojo” »

Play and Health

I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, Internet friends.  I’ve been mom-napped.  Summertime is here, and I swear my daughter knows exactly when I need a minute because she always gets into something or makes a mess.  Or dresses the dog up like a princess.

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Moms, Stress, and Health

Do you ever feel better after talking to your mom?  Do you notice that your kids seem to feel better after “unloading” on you?  There is a reason for this, and now we have a name for it:  The Mom Factor.

A recent study showed that simply talking with our moms can have an enormous impact on our chronic stress levels.   Continue reading “Moms, Stress, and Health” »