PANS and PANDAS – no, these aren’t the latest acronyms for things like “be right back”. These are acronyms for syndromes that were just discovered in the 90s. How? Doctors were studying childhood-onset OCD. Some of the children they observed had a relatively spontaneous display of symptoms. After digging further, they realized that the symptoms […]
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If summertime had a taste, this would be it! This frappe is as refreshing as it is sweet.
To rinse…or not to rinse, that’s the question. Think you know the answer? Try again! The answer is not as easy as you may think. Hard or soft, smooth or creviced, straight out of the farmer’s hand or pre-washed – there are all sorts of shapes, textures and situations and the FDA has recommendations for […]
Did you know that 95% of Lyme disease cases occur in 14 states? No matter where you live though, your family’s spring and summertime adventures will probably bring you to a wooded area at some point. You don’t need us to tell you that wooded areas are prone to having ticks! Luckily, there are easy […]
Wondering when you can go from feeding your baby milk or formula to solids? The simple answer is that most babies start solids when they’re between four to six months old. Beyond age though, what are the signs that your baby is ready to start solids? Watch out for these four things and get ready […]
Lentils – taste the rainbow! If you haven’t thought about introducing this colorful-family of legumes to your little one, you’re not the only one. They’re often overlooked, yet they pack a powerful punch in terms of nutritional content. Not only are they high in protein and fiber, they contain folate, iron, phosphorus and potassium. It […]
We all know that pregnant women should avoid many things. From alcohol to undercooked meat and beyond, there’s a long list of “do not’s”. Chemicals are no exception. Many are unavoidable but there are some that you can and should avoid. Check out these common household items for the chemicals that could be harmful to […]
Having a piece of France has never been so easy. Try out these Coconut Chocolate Macaroons the next time you’re craving something sweet!
This isn’t your average ice cream. It’s as unhealthy as you’d think, either! Black sesame holds a nutty flavor, that makes this dessert indulgence truly unique.
Move over pancakes, there’s a new cake in town! These savory Quinoa griddle cakes are a delicious and healthy alternative for pancakes. Filled with protein, this Southwestern take is bursting with flavor that the whole family is sure to love.
Cool.As.A.Cucumber! Take a ‘dip’ into this healthy and quick recipe that’s filled with healthy fats from avocado and tahini. Enjoy as a spread on sandwiches, wraps, salad, or a dip for finger foods such as fresh veggies!
It’s normal to feel overwhelmed by the decisions you have to make as a new parent. One of the first – and most important – decisions you’ll make when you’re pregnant is whether to store/donate cord blood. We’re breaking down the basics of the potentially life-saving procedure of cord blood storage so that you can […]
Fried Oreos and Twinkies, step aside! As big fans of “French” fries, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to discover other delicious (and dare we say, healthier) versions of our most beloved fried food so that every day can be a Fry-day 😉 Here are some of our favorite fry alternatives. Zucchini: What’s the fastest way […]
Traveling with an infant is already tough enough, never mind the idea of having to breastfeed quite literally, on the “fly.” Today, the topic of nursing in public is very hot. Many airports expect mothers to nurse in the airport bathroom. Not exactly a clean and comforting space for nursing, right? Luckily, with the help […]
Has the time come to say sayonara to the bottle and hello to a sippy cup? After getting the whole breastfeeding or bottle feeding routine down for a few months, you may be wondering just that. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends weaning baby off the bottle before 18 months of age. This is because […]
Meningitis. What is it exactly? Your only knowledge of it is probably related to a memory of getting vaccinated, but today, we’re here to give you a refresher! Meningitis, also known as Meningococcal disease, is an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It’s is mainly caused by viral or bacterial […]
If you’ve ever sought after the perfectly ripe banana, join the club. Have you ever stopped to think about what a green banana actually tastes like? Neither have we. Are you quick to toss out any banana that starts to develop freckles? We’re right there with you. As it turns out though, there are benefits […]
We all known that spinach is a superfood, but did you know kiwi and banana are powerhouses, too? Kiwi is filled with anti-oxidants that aid baby’s immunity and digestion, while banana is filled with fiber and potassium. Try this simple, yet tasty puree next time you make food for baby!