Category: Health

6 things you should try if your toddler is coughing non-stop

6 things you should try if your toddler is coughing non-stop

  Here are the 6 things you should try if your toddler is coughing non-stop Your child falling sick can be your worst nightmare. While we may all be okay when we’re hit with the occasional flu, the sight of your ailing child will almost always make you feel depressed. One occasion where you’ll feel this sense of desperation and anxiety is when your toddler is coughing non-stop, especially when they can’t sleep during the night. Unfortunately, you can’t offer them over-the-counter medicine as well because according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children under 4-6 years shouldn’t be given […]

Posted May 21, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Why Working Moms Can Benefit from Online Relationship Counseling

Why Working Moms Can Benefit from Online Relationship Counseling

*This is a sponsored post* As busy working women, it is so very easy to get carried away with all the trappings of “having it all”: kids, work, health and wellness, extracurriculars, parents, housekeeping – often, it feels like our romantic relationships and intimate lives come in last on the long list of priorities. Particularly as a mother, it can be difficult managing the kids, the house, parents, in-laws, friends…not to mention your other half.   Yet there are so many compelling reasons why we should flip our priorities to make sure romance, intimacy, and pleasure, be it with our […]

Posted March 14, 2018 by Julie in Health, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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Benefits of Massage for Infants and New Mothers

Benefits of Massage for Infants and New Mothers

Massage therapy has proven benefits when we talk about neonatal care. Not only it is the newborn who needs special care for growth and development but also care needs to be taken of the new mother who is going through drastic changes both physically and emotionally. Many mothers and their newborns may have experienced some high-risks during pregnancies, and some may have gone through premature birth. There are even chances for infants to be born with some sickness. Thus there could be varied conditions that both child and mother would be going through and their situations vary. Massage therapies included […]

Posted March 5, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

  To say we are busy moms these days is an understatement. Between the demand to make the Pinterest perfect lunches for our kids, make sure our house is decorated like Joanna Gaines, squeezing in time for those squats and eating healthy, and oh ya that pesky thing called a job, it’s amazing we manage to sleep. While most of us don’t sleep much and run on coffee and sticky kisses, there are ways to help find balance. Because if we are honest with ourselves, we know that balance and finding time for ourselves is not only a much needed […]

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Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

4 Reasons Why Your Kid Should Eat Ginger   Home remedies have been used as an alternative form of treatment for many ailments for generations. However, keep in mind, even though most natural alternatives are safe for your child to consume, some are too potent for them to be considered safe. This is why it’s so important only to use those that are regularly tested and have been proved effective due to scientific studies. For example, ginger is one of the most common home remedies that can be used to treat a number of health conditions. In fact, it has […]

Posted February 12, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 4 Comments
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5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

  If you feel your home environment is a bit stressed out lately and your children find you worried and irritated mostly, it’s good to give yourself a way to check on your stress and get some relief.  Here are five mom stress-busting tips which can help you. See which one of these is good according to your needs. The great part is that some of these can be done with your children so they would get to learn some of your stress management skills too! 5 Things Working Moms Can Do For Best Stress Relief You have to learn what […]

Posted January 31, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Working Mom, / 3 Comments
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Ways I’m Finding more Energy this Year

Ways I’m Finding more Energy this Year

This post is sponsored by Remarkable365. All opinions are my own.   One of my goals for this year is to be more present and in the moment, both with my child and at work. Being in the moment requires being alert and focused, rather than foggy-headed and in a haze. Now that my son is sleeping better, I can finally shake that sleepy haze off and work on boosting energy and focus. Going to Bed Earlier to get more Sleep at Night I used to have a goal of being in bed by midnight because I would spend my evenings […]

Posted January 23, 2018 by Julie in Giveaways, Health, Sponsored, / 2 Comments
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Dealing with Common Foot Problems Working Moms Face

Dealing with Common Foot Problems Working Moms Face

Common Foot Problems to Working Moms and How to Deal With Them As a working mom, you have to juggle a lot of things at once. Your day includes taking care of the kids, going to work, running errands and cleaning the house – all of these activities might be rewarding but, at the same time, they also mean a lot of hours spent on your feet. Working moms deal with a number of foot problems, including blisters, calluses, fungal infections and plantar fasciitis. Keep on reading and discover how to deal with the most common foot problems and their […]

Posted December 18, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 0 Comments
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Sleep

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Sleep

I saw this nifty infographic and wanted to share it. I talk about sleep, or lack thereof, from time to time. Isn’t that something we parents miss? I think it is curious that men actually sleep less than women. That’s not true in my house. My husband needs to sleep way more than me to even function. LOL Personally, I think they need to do this study specifically on parents. I want to know when the last time I got 7.5 hours of sleep at night was. I definitely agree with their item that mothers get less restful sleep. I […]

Posted November 28, 2017 by Julie in Health, / 0 Comments
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Can Breastfeeding with an STI Harm My Baby?

Can Breastfeeding with an STI Harm My Baby?

  Can Breastfeeding with an STI Harm My Baby? Tips for Mothers   As a new mother, there are certain risks you just don’t want to take. If you became infected with an STI before or during pregnancy, chances are that your doctor helped you manage the situation to preserve both your own health and the health of your newborn. If you became infected after delivery and you’re still breastfeeding your baby, you should stop until you know whether or not it’s a good idea. Diseases That Can Be Passed Through Breastfeeding Not every STI can be passed through breastmilk, but […]

Posted October 17, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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