Ways To Keep Your Child From Getting Sick At School

As summer turns into fall and your little one settles into their new school year or daycare program, sooner or later their nose will start running and their tummy ache will be too much to handle. Sickness is inevitable at times, but there are many ways to keep your kid from getting sick as long as possible. Boost immunity Eating well is key to a strong immune system. Do your best to pack your kid’s meals with plenty of fruits and vegetables. The more color the better. Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and iron-rich foods are crucial to increasing immunity and

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Natural Allergy Remedies

With falling leaves and cooler temperatures, autumn is being welcomed with open arms. That is, until your seasonal allergies return in full force. While you could drown your congestion in prescription medication, realize there are many natural remedies to allergies. Probiotics Probiotics are good bacteria that promote healthy digestion. Healthy digestion leads to a strong immune system and helps you combat allergies. If you’ve never tried fermented beverages, like Kombucha, which are filled with probiotics, you’re missing out on hastened healing and congestion relief. Nettle Leaf There are many ways you can embrace the natural allergenic relief from nettle leaves.

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Health Benefits of Yoga

You may think yoga is only for those hippy Millennials who just moved in next door, but yoga is for everyone and anyone. Forget your age, body type, and previous experience. You will benefit from yoga in many ways. So, what’s stopping you? Maybe hearing a few of the many benefits will encourage you to join your neighbors and sign up for the next yoga class near you. Physical Benefits Are you hoping to touch your toes and love the way you look? Yoga may be your perfect fit. With loosened hips and hamstrings, your flexibility will increase, often eliminating

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Game Night Recipes

Football Season Recipes It’s your favorite time of year; small town high school stadiums are packed and living rooms around the country are full of loyal fans. It’s football season in America and regardless of where you are, a football party isn’t a party without food. Below are some tips on which recipes to include to make your party the hottest on the block. Dips Your team took the lead, wait, now it’s even and heading into overtime. You’re stressed. Everyone is stressed. Dips are always the answer. No matter the situation, a dip will never fail you or your

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When Is A Fever Considered An Emergency?

Caused by an increase in your core body temperature, fevers are all too common. You may have a fever for a number of reasons and surprisingly it might actually be a good thing. Your fever might be a sign that your body is fighting an infection. So at what point is a fever creating an emergency situation? There are two main determining factors, including: Age UPMC HealthBeat claims your age determines at what point you should receive medical attention for a fever. For children younger than 3 months, 100.4 is the magic number. From 3 months to a year, 102.2

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Natural Anxiety Remedies

As your bills and laundry pile up, your work feels impossible to keep up with, and relationships become strained, anxiety builds. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and you may even struggle with an anxiety disorder. While medications exist to minimize nerves, you may not know the many natural remedies to shut anxiety down. Lavender You can find many studies showing the calming effect of lavender. Enjoy the benefits of lavender through inhaling its scent or receiving a massage with lavender oil. If you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up, drop some lavender oil in your bath and soak into a world

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The Benefits of Mindfulness

Live in the moment. It’s a wise tip that you’ve heard countless times, but it’s a busy life, right? Regardless of how full your schedule gets, it’s always a good idea to embrace a mindset of mindfulness. Mindfulness is the practice of doing exactly this, living in and embracing the present moment. There are countless benefits to doing so, but here are just a few: Reduces stress levels If you practice mindfulness your emotion control will increase, leading to a better mood and therefore less tense mindset. Focusing on the present allows you to lower your anxiety level and increases

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Tips On Eating Healthy Every Day

You know how it goes… “Today’s the day! I’m going to start eating healthy again.” So often, this is how the day begins, but despite your best intentions, eating healthy is a challenge each and every day. The following are five tips to keep yourself on track: Make food at home What better way to ensure you’re eating healthy than turning up the heat in your own kitchen? When you cook your own meals, you’re more aware of what goes into your favorite dish and you’re able to prepare meals ahead of time, saving time and money. Moderation is key

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Healthy Lunch Options For Kids

With back-to-school time fast approaching, your mind might be reeling about what to pack for your child’s lunch. Maybe you’re simply looking for something different to prepare for them at home. We’ve scoured the web for some healthy lunch ideas that make lunch a time that both you and your child will look forward to again and again. HEALTHY PIZZA Healthline.com has a pizza recipe that cuts down on the grease and pumps up the nutrition. Several of the standard ingredients can be used, but shoot for a low-sodium tomato sauce and reduced-fat cheese. Substitute a carbohydrate-packed crust for a

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3 Things To Look For In Insect Repellant

   Much to our irritation, bugs enjoy the warm weather just as much as the rest of us. Not only are they annoying, but potentially disease-ridden, as well. Sunscreen isn’t the only thing you should be applying to your skin before heading outdoors; insect repellant is just as important. Here are three questions you may consider asking yourself when choosing one: 1. WHAT DOES THIS REPELLANT WARD OFF? Some repellants pride themselves as all-in-one, able to take down any bug that dares try to touch your skin.  However, remember the old adage, “jack of all trades, master of none”. Certain

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