Everyone knows that drinking water is a healthier option. Yet, most children prefer sugary drinks. I am grateful that choosing water as the beverage of choice in our large family has saved our health and pocket over the years. Also, choosing to drink water only has one other great side benefit. Spills are non-events! Read more …
Exercising as a large family largely does not happen in our family! Lol! But it is not because we are a large family. Many other large families do. But for us, we don’t for a variety of reasons. But mostly it is because neither Henson nor I are the sporty sort. So it isn’t even top of mind usually.
Prevention is better than cure when it comes to managing health in our large family. Also, for us, I try to avoid medications as much as possible. But how? Sleep is critical. So is drinking lots of water. And then there are a few vitamins and supplements I automatically reach for when we fall sick. In this post, I share what we use.
Due to the allergies we face, we have been experimenting with various diets and generally do not eat like “normal” people. The most obvious difference is that we don’t do bread and spread, or cereal for breakfasts. (More on what we eat later.)
Want to start your mornings right? Check out the Simple Start Journal, a printable 7-week journal that incorporates devotions, your daily top 3 priorities and even a short workout to get your Morning Routine up and running!
Ready to wean? Don’t be scared. Weaning can totally be a non-event. Go for slow weaning rather than cold turkey. It will be less traumatic for everyone. Here are 8 things you need to take note of as you prepare to transition to another season of motherhood. It can be a bittersweet event but it does not need to be traumatic.
Who decides what baby’s first food will be? Or what goes into your child’s lunch box for recess? And who decides what the family will eat on a daily basis? Mom, I believe it is you. Like it or not, mothers, we are the gatekeepers of our children’s health. What we decide to store in our pantries and cook in our kitchens affect their taste buds and habits. Even after they leave home.
This is the last post of the year. Christmas has just been celebrated and now the new year beckons! Are you ready for 2017? Has the Lord given you a word for the new year? Are you looking forward to,…
Some days I really think that eczema is like the Hydra monster of Greek and Roman myths. It seems unslayable! Every time we attack and subdue it, it reappears somewhere else! Or suddenly appear in a more extreme form. For example, sufferers…
You know how songs trigger memories? Yeah. Certain songs bring me back to my carefree secondary school days while others remind me of certain friends. Usually I don’t mind these triggers. But there are certain triggers I do not like. They…