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Can Being a Woman Put You at Risk for Varicose Veins

Can Being a Woman Put You at Risk for Varicose Veins

  Yes, ladies, unfortunately it’s true – the mere fact that you have two X chromosomes making you a woman also puts you at greater risk for developing varicose veins in your lifetime compared to men. In fact, up to 50 percent of American women may be affected at...

The Value of Music and Dance in your Preschooler’s Life

The Value of Music and Dance in your Preschooler’s Life

    Music and dance are incredibly important aspects of any child’s life. From the time they’re born, parents instinctually rock their children, sing to them, bounce them, using music and movement to engage, soothe, and care for their young one. As a child...

Breast Health and the Pandemic: What to Know That Could Save Your Life

Breast Health and the Pandemic: What to Know That Could Save Your Life

During these busy, stressful times, it can be really hard to take care of your own health. Our kids’ emotional, educational, physical AND other needs can take up 150 percent of our time. But skipping basic self-care can be counterintuitive. Any mom who has taken 30...

Braces versus Invisalign; a clear difference but a difficult choice

Braces versus Invisalign; a clear difference but a difficult choice

If you are considering straightening your teeth, improving your smile, or correcting your bite, then this post is for you!  There may never have been a better time to do orthodontic treatment than right now while in quarantine and wearing masks. One of the most common...

Social Distance Entertaining Ideas!

Social Distance Entertaining Ideas!

This story was provided by our contributor Host to Perfection​! As we approach the holidays, a highly entertaining time of the year, we need to stop and thoroughly think about how to host in the era of COVID-19. It will be a unique holiday season!! It can be extremely...

Meet a Mom: Elizabeth Berkley Lauren of Saved by the Bell!

Meet a Mom: Elizabeth Berkley Lauren of Saved by the Bell!

Elizabeth Berkley Photo by Jeff Vespa/@portraits Have you been watching the new “Saved By the Bell”? To put it simply, this is the show 2020 needs—a healthy dose of humor and nostalgia, and a perfect choice to watch together as a family. We spoke with Elizabeth...

PGT Testing in IVF

PGT Testing in IVF

    Many people wonder what they can do to prepare for a healthy pregnancy.  The Center for Disease Control and the March of Dimes recommend collecting family health history, which can help people plan for pregnancy.  If collected in advance and combined...

How Genetic Information Benefits Families

How Genetic Information Benefits Families

  Most babies are born healthy. However, about 3-5% of babies have a birth defect or problem with development.1 This is true even for couples who have already had healthy children or don’t think they have anything in their background to raise concern.  Family...

Meet a Mom: Celebrity Trainer Anna Kaiser!

Meet a Mom: Celebrity Trainer Anna Kaiser!

Anna Kaiser is known for transforming the bodies of some of Hollywood and the music industry’s biggest stars. She’s trained bold-faced names like Kelly Ripa, Karlie Kloss, Sarah Jessica Parker and Shakira. Her signature workout is a mix of dance, interval training,...

5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks

5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks

With many schools requiring kids to wear masks, teaching kids to keep their mask on is going hand in hand with teaching ABCs and geometry. Help your child’s teacher by encouraging your kids with these easy tips! Practice During Screen Time We’ve hearing this tip...

How We’re Shopping For Back to School!

How We’re Shopping For Back to School!

This year, the “back-to-school” transition feels a little different. Along with pencils and notebooks, some of us are adding masks to backpacks. Maybe we’re prepping to homeschool or do virtual school, with mom as teacher. Others are dividing into pods with friends....

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun!

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun!

Credit: Rosalynn Daniels for @craftboxgirls   Popsicles are synonymous with summer, and for good reason—they’re refreshing on hot days, help hydrate kids and adults alike, and are easy to hold, even for tiny toddler hands. While we don’t judge store bought...

Good Science Beauty: The Science Behind the Brand!

Good Science Beauty: The Science Behind the Brand!

      Good Science Beauty is a new skincare line founded in science. As busy moms, we are always looking for skincare products that truly deliver, so we’re not wasting precious time (or money). Plus, these days, taking care of our skin at home feels...

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