A recent article refutes the studies of the 80s, which convinced us to avoid dairy fat and seek low fat or fat free diets. This was supposed to avoid heart diseases and early death due to high cholesterol. These new guidelines led to the development of all kinds of low fat butter-like spreads, new low fat cheeses and deserts. As Read More »
Health and Well Being
Raising healthy children is a hard task for single moms in this busy world.
It's a tough enough job getting food on the table in the evenings in addition to incorporating eating healthy and trying to maintain or start a healthy lifestyle for the whole family. Information is also provided on healthy resources from depression to insurance including vitamins, keeping our children healthy, flu season, autism and many other health related issues for women and children.
Sometimes single moms don't have the option of getting sick.
Winters always spells trouble for the skin and the hair. The skin loses moisture during the colder months and this leads to intense dryness and also lays the foundation for wrinkles and fine lines. In some cases the dryness could also lead to itchiness and cause rashes also. With just a little care we can avoid all of these problems Read More »
Winters don’t seem to do much for the skin. In fact come winter and even those with nice supple skin are bound to face some dryness. The cold weather tends to rob the skin of moisture and make it dry. If not taken care of, this dryness will lead to wrinkles and fine lines that ruin the texture of your Read More »
The holidays. The people, the parties, the food, the gifts, the wonder of it all… and the stress. If past holiday seasons have brought you more discomfort than ease, consider adopting some small changes in your attitudes and habits. Here’s a list of suggestions that can shift your stress to joy in no time! 1) Breathe – There is scientific Read More »
While summers can be hash for the skin, winters come with their set of problems. Dry and itchy skin seems to be an issue almost everyone combats during the winter months. Having to wear layers of clothing and also woolen garments tends to add to the problem even more. Also due to the dipping temperature most of us avoid applying Read More »
The doorbell rings and you leave your toddler playing quietly on the kitchen floor while you answer it. No need to worry, you will only be gone for a minute and the baby will be fine, right. Wrong. Even though you were only gone for a minute, it’s enough time for disaster to strike. When you come back, you find Read More »
As mothers we have to take care of not only our health but also the health of the rest of the family. If anyone in the house gets sick, we have to tend to them and nurse them. Then kids get sick one after another. As single moms it is difficult to find the time to tend to sick kids, Read More »
As single mothers we tend to put the children’s health before ours. While everyone else seems to get some rest for their jobs, there is never an off day for a single mom. Needless to say, this often translates to our accumulation of stress, fatigue, which makes us susceptible to serious illnesses. Unfortunately, we tend to ignore the early signs Read More »
Bee stings are very painful, and in some rare cases these stings can also turn fatal if the person is allergic to the sting. A swamp of bees may attack together and this could become quite a huge problem, which is not to say that a single bee sting is any less serious. Be it an adult or a child, Read More »
The one problem that working moms often suffer from is having to handle work and a sick child at the same time. While it is possible to leave kids at home with sitters or in daycare when they feel fine, when they get sick, the scenario changes completely. Most sick kids will pine for their mothers and working moms don’t Read More »