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Stopping Dental Issues Before They Begin: The Many Benefits of Breastfeeding

Many mothers, and just as many case studies, can give you a hundred reasons why breastfeeding your newborn is positively beneficial. It is common knowledge that breast milk has many beneficial nutrients and antibodies for your baby. But, did you know that breastfeeding does wonders for a child's dental health too? There are many incredible health benefits found in breast milk, but it often goes unmentioned how much breastfeeding affects the growth of a newborn’s teeth and jaw.

Thomas & Friends Blu-ray+DVD Giveaway

Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure (Universal Home Entertainment)is an all-new movie highlighting teamwork, discovery, bravery, friendship and working together to help each other overcome obstacles. The film introduces three brand-new locations and four new friends as the 70th anniversary year of Thomas continues. The Blu-ray will be released on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Unique Fun Aboard A Disney Cruise

So, you are going on your first Disney Cruise. You’ve heard how wonderful they are and how they really set themselves apart from other cruise lines and you just can’t wait! Now, it is time to research, research, research. Two things keep popping up in all of the fun stuff you are reading, though. Pirate party and Fish Extenders - what in the world?!

Holding On To Summer

I am surrounded by bags of school supplies, my laundry is full of new polo shirts and uniform bottoms, but I am not ready to give in to a new school year just yet. I totally understand that in less than two weeks I will be taking photos of not only my daughter, who will be starting third grade, but of my son who will be starting pre-k this year too.

Adventures In Brackets: What To Expect When Getting Braces

Welcome to our adventures in brackets. For all of you sports fans out there, no I’m not referring to basketball championships, though with 11 and 12-year-old girls at hand, it may be an experience of comparable drama. Over the next several months, I will be documenting my family’s journey through choosing and walking through our orthodontic needs. 

Challenges Of A New School Year

Backpacks by the door, lunchboxes ready to be packed, outfits laid out, and two kids sound asleep before eight, could only mean one thing: School is back in session!

With the start of a new school year come new challenges, especially when you have a special needs child. All children and parents are worried.

What Should A Teen's’ Physical Look Like?

For the past six years I have the privilege of doing physical exams on candidates for the military services. I am amazed to see young men and women who have never had a physical, some who have never seen a doctor, and many who have had only “sports” physicals.

Back-To-School and Back To Healthful Lunches & Snacks

As parents and kids get back into the routine of school and extracurricular activities, it’s a perfect time to start thinking about meals and snacks. Proper nutrition is vital this time of year because we need to feed our kids the proper fuel to keep their bodies and minds strong.