Our kids are at school for more of the waking hours than they are at home. Because of that, we as parents should ensure that they eat a healthy lunch and get the nutrition and fuel they need to be able to focus, learn and be active to meet the needs of the school day. The trouble is, how do you know what to pack in their lunch to achieve that goal? This article will serve as a guide to help parents pack a healthy
When you think of drugs and family, your thoughts probably instantly go to teenagers with shady friends and rebellious behaviors. The last thing that comes to mind is a mom with a drug problem. If an expectant mother has a drug problem, it's usually discovered by her doctor quickly during prenatal visits. Hopefully, she'll get help dealing with her addiction for the safety of her unborn child. However, some moms start doing drugs after they have children. Why Would a Mom Do Drugs? The Caron Treatment Centers
While marriage and relationship happiness may not be the first priority for everyone, for many people, that is the ideal outcome. These things are part of the major steps in life. Your first major steps came when you took your first steps. Then you graduated high school, maybe even graduated college, and hopefully followed that with your dream career. These life steps don't always happen in a particular order. Maybe you meet the perfect man, have the baby, then get married. Maybe you buy the house after
Unfortunately, we are in the day and age where more people, usually children, are being diagnosed with ADHD. Let's talk about natural remedies for ADHD. ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. With the ever-rising diagnoses comes more medication prescriptions. According to the CDC, 11% of children were diagnosed with ADHD in 2011. From 2003 to 2011 there was a 5% increase in diagnoses each year. Rightfully, many parents are concerned with putting their children on meds. Especially since the main prescription, Ritalin, has some
Children view life and the world as utopian perfection, were all problems can and should be easily solved. This concept of perfection is gradually degraded as we age and for good reason – life isn’t perfect. But this aim of perfection holds not only beauty in its innocence but a positive outlook and a sense of wonder that is not restricted by dogma or simply what has been before. This open-minded approach to life is something that would benefit adults in many aspects of life.
Statistics show that when people get to the end of their lives they regret what they didn’t do more than what they did do in their lives. What would your future self-say to you right now? What is it that you haven’t done or made that you will regret when you are old? Is there a book that you want to write, an adventure to travel, or maybe a technology that you want to invent? These adorable children have life figured out. They know what
Imagine if you had to walk two miles to get drinking water for your family every day. That’s what many of these children in Zambia have to do three times a day. They have dreams of going to school. Watch what happens when their village gets clean water for the first time. To learn more about how you can help the people of Zambia get clean water, visit World Vision. This makes me so grateful that I have a roof over my head, running water,
Pending approval from the appropriate regulatory authorities, biotech scientists are gearing up to start manufacturing genetically modified babies within the next two years, according to BBC News. A novel form of in vitro fertilization (IVF) that involves combining the eggs of two different women with the sperm of one man could soon be made publicly available as a way to prevent deadly mitochondrial diseases. The body's energy powerhouses, mitochondria are absolutely essential for life. When they don't work properly, a person is unable to manufacture