Why You Should Be Extra Careful When It Comes To Preservatives and Your Baby
Preservatives are a touchy thing when it comes to your baby. It can be a pain to check the labels of everything and always make sure you’re buying preservative-free products, but the long-term health benefits make the extra effort worth it. So why are preservatives so bad, anyway? What it means when “preservatives” (or any […]
Preservatives: What Are They and Why Should I Avoid Them?
When choosing which foods, supplements and products to give your baby, there are lots of things to keep in mind. And one of the most important things? Preservatives. If you’ve done a good amount of reading on baby food and products, you’ve probably noticed that preservatives get a pretty bad rap. Wanna know why? We’re […]
6 Simple Ways to Make the Switch From Plastic
Did you know that 50% of the plastic humans consume is single use? That’s a lot of plastic. And the sad part is, a lot of single-use plastics can’t even be recycled, making it even harsher for the planet. On top of pollution, plastic can also leach chemicals into products when scratched or heated. These […]
The Top 5 Reasons to Choose Organic
Something I learned even before having my son, George, was that every parent has to find their own style when it comes to raising their kids. From teaching them morals all the way down to the food you provide, every parent chooses differently. And one of the things I also knew from the get-go was […]
Don’t Let the Term “Natural” Fool You
You’re in the supermarket, ticking off items on a long grocery list. Your phone is ringing, your kid is running away up the aisle and your cart has a bum wheel. Not to mention, for every item on your grocery list, there are at least ten different options. You don’t have time to stop and […]
Time to Call Your Pediatrician?
New mommies and daddies often have so many emotions and fears when their little ones enter the world. We expect and know this to be the reality. As a pediatrician with 17 years of practice, I am part of a community whose purpose is to keep your child happy and healthy. We view ourselves as […]
Unsolicited Parenting Advice? Here’s How to Deal With It
As a mom, you’re bound to receive more than your fair share of unsolicited parenting advice. Been there! From strangers in the grocery store to daycare providers to even your own family members, everyone has an opinion on everything when it comes to raising kids. You know the kind of “advice” I’m talking about. The […]
Establishing Holiday Traditions With Your Kids
No matter your beliefs or family vibe, most of us want to establish some sort of tradition with our kids surrounding the holidays. For me personally, these holiday traditions made me learn more about my culture, the history of my family, and it was just plain fun as a kid! These are all aspects I […]