Although nutrition is important for everyone, it is especially important for our children since it’s directly linked to their early growth and development.
Unfortunately, our kids’ height potential for the most part is based on genetics, which means there are no guaranteed miracle foods that will make your child a 6’5’’ NBA all-star player down the road. But you can help your little ones growth potential along the way by providing them with a balanced diet containing foods rich in nutrients.
At times we tend to convince ourselves that our “mom and dad superpowers” really do exist- the powers that allows us to shelter our kids 24/7 by keeping a close watch on their every move. When in reality, these are impossible standards to uphold.
In the first months, or in some cases, the first few years of our children’s lives, we can be home with them day and night, having the peace of mind knowing we are there to protect them.
It’s possible that tax refund checks maybe the largest single lump sum of money the average American family receives in a typical year.
In February, Channel 3 News reported from a survey that fewer Americans plan to use their tax refund to pay down debt or increase savings. Instead, results discovered that more of us will simply spend it.
When that much-anticipated refund gives your bank account a face lift in the upcoming weeks, don’t let your money be spent just anywhere.
As a parent or caregiver, one of the most important things we can do is to recognize the early signs of autism in our child. Familiarizing ourselves with the common developmental milestones that our child should be reaching during their first years can make a tremendous impact both early on and later in life for the child and the family.
On Autism Awareness Day and throughout the month of April, MedicAlert is helping to shine light on all individuals affected by autism worldwide. Each night, our building will light up blue to show our support in helping to raise awareness about the millions living with autism today.
This year marks the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day and serves as a national effort to bring a greater understanding to the subject of autism.
As the weather grows warmer and daylight lasts longer, take advantage of the spring and summer months by participating in outdoor activities with the ones you love. Use your creativity to make a family activity plan that your loved ones can enjoy while spending quality time together.
Keep your family active and off the couch. If unsure about investing the time to become more “family active”, consider the positive outcomes:
Although breakfast is the most important meal of the day, pre-and post-workout foods can be just as imperative for those who regularly spend time in the gym. It’s important to ensure you are fueling your body with beneficial foods both before and after your workouts.