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.

Fighting Dry Skin During Winter

Fighting dry skin

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 »

Ten Tips for Happier, Healthier Holidays

Happy Holidays

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 »

Dealing With Itchy Skin in Winter

Itchy Skin in Winter

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 »

Children Act Fast… So Do Poison Centers

Get First Aid

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 »

Are You Getting Sick?

Getting Sick

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 »

Dealing with a Bee Stings

Bee on a flower

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 »

Managing Work and a Sick Kid

Sick Kid

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 »

Flu Precautions

Flu Precautions

The weather is changing and while most of us are looking forward to the summer sun, this time of the year also makes us susceptible to the flu. Runny noses, high fever, itchy throats and even body ache are some of the common symptoms of the flu. Worse still, when the viral does attack, it seems to take the entire  Read More »