Summer = time for travel! But flying with young kids can be exhausting. Make your trip a little easier with these top tips! - Skip the layover, if possible. It may cost a little more to fly direct, but your sanity will thank you. - Bring a change of clothes on board for everyone. And we mean EVERYONE. The last thing you want is to be stuck in a slimy t-shirt after your baby has a catastrophic spit-up. - Pack special treats and toys. A new toy or a snack that your toddler only gets on special … [Read more...] about Make Air Travel a Breeze With These Tips
During menopause, a drop in estrogen causes loss of bone mass. Osteoporosis happens when the body loses too much bone mass and your bones become weak and brittle. Talk to your doctor about your risk factors, including: - Family history- Prolonged medications- Early onset menopause But the best treatment for osteoporosis is actually PREVENTION!- Good nutrition and exercise can help!- Make sure you're getting plenty of calcium and vitamin D.- Incorporate moderate impact activities (jogging, stair climbing, etc.) and strength … [Read more...] about Should You Be Concerned About Osteoporosis?
Expecting another baby? You're probably thrilled, but sometimes older siblings...aren't. Here some ideas to make the transition easier! 1. If you have a younger child, reading books about welcoming a new baby can help them warm up to the idea. 2. Keep other big changes to a minimum. Avoid things like toilet training, moving into a new bed, or starting daycare at the same time as baby's arrival. 3. Involve siblings in planning for baby's arrival, like picking out a special blanket, outfit, toy, or nursery … [Read more...] about 5 Ideas to Help Your Child Adjust to a New Baby