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October 2010 Blog Posts (5)

That's Life: Helping Children Deal with Disappointment

Life is full of disappointments whether it’s a trip to the beach that is ruined by rain or a trip to the ice cream store that yields no more chocolate chunk ice cream. Our first instinct as parents is to shield our children from life’s letdowns. However, in doing so, we are keeping our children from developing some important skills and coping mechanisms.…


Added by Sheila Hill on October 25, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Parenting a Special Needs Child by Mom Blogger Erin S

When you first find out you're pregnant, so many thoughts go through your head. I worried about the baby "sticking" (had a previous miscarriage), finances, and of course the usual "I hope s/he has ten fingers and ten toes."

The kiddo was born and for nine months we had a blissful time. At ten months old, things changed. He started to have tiny seizures and was spitting up…


Added by Erin on October 18, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Feeding Your Kids Healthy-For Every Mom - By Mom Blogger Cristie Ritz King

I had one of those rare mom-affirming moments the other day. I gave my kids smoothies made from an instant smoothie mix that you find in the freezer department. I never buy that stuff, but we were on week two of

"soft" diet for my daughter after tonsil surgery and I was out of ideas. So, I used a free item coupon and made the kids fake smoothies. Guess what? They hated them. Even my youngest, who would eat straight sugar for every meal if allowed, hated them. They all…


Added by Cristie Ritz King on October 11, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Introduce Your Children To The World Of Fitness: 10 Ways To Get Fit With Your Kids- By Mom Blogger Lori Sawyer

Teaching our children healthy habits at a young age are not only the proper thing to do as a responsible parent, it is critical in raising healthy children. My 2 boys have been attending stroller classes, and mommy and me fitness classes since they were born. They now beg my husband to “workout” with them on the weekends! Now, this obviously does not entail lifting weights or running on a…


Added by Lori Sawyer on October 5, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Low Vit D levels associated with more aggressive Breast Cancer

Low Vit D level assoc with more aggressive breast cancer. Dont panic, but Take Vit D 400 twice/day w/ Calcium.
Either "citracal D" or "caltrate-D". Both are actually recommended during pregnancy.
Here's a link to the article:

Added by Michael P. Carson, MD on October 4, 2010 at 1:02pm — No Comments

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