Texas Hospitals Answer Surgeon General’s Call To Support Breastfeeding Mothers

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In January of 2011, the United States Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin released The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, as a part of the Healthy People 2020 initiative launched almost ten years ago.

This call to action made breastfeeding support and maternal care a national […]

Planning For Your Child’s Future

Preparing for the Future

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We get so busy in the day-to-day activities of our children that sometimes we forget to think about how we will take care of them in the future. My husband and I just recently updated our insurance policy and it got me thinking of all the other things that we […]

Review of Jessica Alba’s The Honest Life: Living Naturally And True To You


The goal of The Honest Life is to inform you on how to make choices for your family that are safe from toxins, Eco-Friendly, functional, yet still stylish so you can start living naturally. […]

Getting Picky Kids To Eat Real Food


Like many other moms out there, I struggle with the dreaded question from my kids “What’s for dinner?” or “What can I have for a snack?” I try on most occasions to offer healthy options for our meals, but there is still always some push back. When I offer cheese and an apple as […]

Preparing Your Home And Family For Back To School


Our children have, or will soon be going, back to school. The lazy days of summer will soon be over. If your kids are used to not doing much all day or if they have been sleeping in, it’s time to get them started on a routine again. Going back to school doesn’t have […]

Making Baby Food Is Back

Feed Babies Homemade Baby Food Vegetables

Here is some great news, there has never been a better time to make your own baby food! As many retro trends come back around, making your tot’s meals is quickly gaining fans in parenting circles of all kinds. With all the health and economical advantages, not to mention all the fun, making baby […]

Parenting By Using Your Instincts Rather Than Books

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Parenting is hard work. Everyone tells you that, but most don’t go into the important details. Sure, they’ll wax poetic about lack of sleep or give WAY too TMI about poop, but what about all the decisions that you make? Hundreds of small, seemingly unimportant, decisions you make daily; how to feed your child, […]

Fill Story Time With Imagination By Telling Your Own Stories To Your Child


How many times have you read the same classic storybook to your son or daughter? It’s hard to find quality stories to read to our children these days. While it’s true that once kids have a favorite they don’t mind listening to it over and over again, at some point they’re going to get […]

Potty Training Using Positive Reinforcement

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My daughter just turned three and we thought she’d be in diapers forever. Not really, but sometimes it seemed that way. We had tried to potty train her at 18 months and she was all for it, but not mature enough to “hold it.” We tried again around two-years-old and it was a NO […]

Sleep Training: How To Get Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night

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There are so many different types of sleep training methods used today that I can only brief you on what they are and point direct you in the right direction. As a mom, I have been through different methods and books to see what I would like. It is a matter of choice, preference, […]

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