Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Teaching Our Children How To Respond To An Emergency Situation

They say most children can be taught how to respond to an emergency situation.  Would your child know how to respond?  Learn how you can teach your child to respond to a variety of emergency situations that could arise. Continue Reading!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Healthy Lunch Maker!

I thought this was kind of cute! It lets you put a healthy lunch together depending on your child's age based on a sandwich, snack, and beverage. Simply pick the ingredients you would like in the sandwich, snack, and a drink and it calculates the nutritional value.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Solving Stress-induced Sleeplessness Naturally

Sleep tips for every day

Eat and drink for sleep. Connect the dots between what and when you eat and how well you sleep — sugar, caffeine, and alcohol may be factors to consider.
Adapt your routine. Set a reasonable bedtime, unplug before bed, and try exercising in the morning or at midday instead of in the evening.
Promote good sleep hygiene. Be sure your room is dark, quiet, and has comfortable bedding. Don’t allow electronics or digital clocks to “zap” you in the night.
Consider your stress and anxiety. The stress hormone cortisol is connected to our circadian rhythms. Supporting healthy cortisol balance and adrenal health may help to reset your sleep-wake cycle. Continue reading about natural solutions!

Best Free iPhone Apps for Moms and Kids!

Best Free iPhone Apps for Moms - Best Apps for Moms - Parenting.com

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Monday, May 2, 2011

Feeling Overwhelmed???

What do you do when you feel overwhelmed?  Do you sometimes do nothing, which makes you feel even more overwhelmed? Do you get paralyzed  by the enormous task at hand?  I know sometimes when you feel like a project is so big you don't know where to start, so you don't.

That feeling can be like a huge mountain sitting on your shoulders.  Which would definitely explain the huge knots in my traps.  After all carrying around a mountain is is extremely heavy.

My house for me is my enormous task with legs and arms that keep getting longer. So, how do I handle it?  I do what every avoiding strategic mom would do, I start a different project, before I know it I have multiple projects going on.  Which leads to what...the feeling of being even more overwhelmed.  Living in an older house with endless projects and an economy that is sucking us dry (i.e. gas prices), what is a home owner to do?

My goal at hand is to try to be more disciplined and take one project at a time. Resist the temptation of starting another before I complete the first project.  I am also going to keep in mind to be patient and start with the things that are a must do first and that I can financially afford. Remember that I will eventually get to them all, even if it does not feel like it at the moment.  Maybe at that point I can stop carrying around the mountain and just stick to carrying the twins.

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