Living in a household with a strong-minded grandma, lovingly called “Yiayia”, for the last 30 years has served as a reminder of the importance of good manners and etiquette. There was no free pass for bad manners in our house. We didn’t realize the impact of her presence on our behavior and probably did not appreciate it as much as we should have until she was no longer with us. Read More
We are feeding our children a bleak diet of fructose, diet and sugar pop, and chemicals in processed/fast food and this is making them diseased at a much earlier age than ever before. Fatty liver disease is on the rise in adults, but also in our children setting the dismal stage for liver transplants, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and abnormal cholesterol. Read More
Ever feel lost in a conversation when listening to your young teen’s slang phrases? Here is our list of slang to help you talk with your kids and show them you’re still hip and cool! Read More
Change can be scary – but it doesn’t have to be. It’s important that we learn the value of change and teach our kids to embrace it so they can learn to appreciate it as they experience change throughout their lives. Read More
“I believe that eco-education should start early, and that sustainability can be fun and it can (and should) be taught to our little ones through engaging activities and materials. Read on for three eco-activities to inspire your little ones,” says Maria Gagos in this relatable and easy-to-read blog post. Read More
There is a new report out that baby and toddler foods from Big Food are often loaded with heavy toxic metals.
Leading baby food manufacturers knowingly sold products with high levels of toxic metals; a congressional investigation has found.
This helps explain why over 50% of our children have a chronic illness.
Toxic load = inflammation= chronic disease
Toxic metals interrupts health in our children. Read More
Parents are bracing themselves as the school year gets into full swing, with many children around the country participating in remote learning. Working at home while managing a child’s remote learning experience means more challenges – and fewer opportunities for work-life balance. Savvy parents employ these five strategies for making the household run more smoothly, even when everyone’s locked inside together. Read More
Not only do I get to enjoy my granddaughter’s company but I get to support a small business, something that is so important right now for small businesses to survive. It’s a win-win situation. Hopefully, she chooses another Mom’s Choice Award winner this year! Next time you’re considering shopping at or ordering online from a mass retailer, perhaps you’ll consider shopping local and enjoying the experience, as I did and still do every year with my granddaughter. Read More
“Environmental health experts warn that relying too heavily on disinfectants to prevent the spread of infection could actually create more dangers, especially if chemical cleaners are used when children are present.”[vi] Read More
Young generations are our future and our hope. To keep our planet healthy and safe for them, we need to protect it and teach our kids how to also be eco-friendly.
Let’s help them take care of the planet and inspire them to implement new solutions when they grow up! Read More