Teach your child about vaccinations


When I noticed my daughter playing with her dolls and a doctor kit recently I wondered what she was doing. As I listened to her imaginative play, I overheard her telling the dolls they all needed their shots to go to kindergarten. My daughter is going to kindergarten in just a couple of weeks so back to school vaccinations have been a hot topic in our house. She knows about vaccinations and why she needs them to stay healthy but she doesn't know about all the children without access to a Read More... {Read More...}

Tropical Refresher, begin your day with the benefits of almond milk


We easily could go through several gallons of dairy milk a day in our house. My daughter loves milk and happily drinks it with each snack and meal. We are very fortunate to not have any dairy allergies causing us to avoid milk but drinking too much gives my daughter a tummy ache and she is consuming unnecessary calories and fat. With out forcing her to completely reduce her milk consumption, I made an easy switch to alternating her favorite drink with Silk Almondmilk. She is happy with Read More... {Read More...}

Sun Safety Tips


My husband works at a women's healthcare company committed to effective early cancer detection methods. For as long as I can remember, sun safety has been an important topic in our home. However, growing up I didn't take the same sun safety precautions and recall many extreme sunburns. Having a very light complexion, regular sun exposure with out the right sunscreen is very dangerous. My husband and daughter have a golden brown complexion and do not turn red after many hours in the sun. Just Read More... {Read More...}

Little Green safe, gentle, and pure products for babies and kids {giveaway ends 4/11}


Growing up with sensitive skin I know how challenging it can be to find the right bath products. I am very light complected and just a touch turns me bright red. Luckily my daughter does not have that same sensitivity but we have been searching for a kid friendly moisturizing shampoo after the winter left her with a dry scalp. When Little Green reached out to me online, I was looking forward to trying the safe, gentle, and pure products formulated for sensitive skin. All the products Read More... {Read More...}

Ways to save on time and healthcare costs for teachers


Calling out sick from my classroom is the absolute last thing I ever want to do. There is too much going on in the classroom for the teacher to miss days and I would much rather take over the counter medication to make myself feel better than stay home and try to schedule an appointment with the doctor. With the Healthcare Clinic Phoenix it's easy for me to see a healthcare professional before I'm so sick that staying home during the week is necessary. Although most employers would Read More... {Read More...}

Flu Prevention Tips

Flu Prevention Tips

With flu cases increasing by 50% last week according to the Arizona Department of Health, I was happy to receive flu prevention tips from The Clorox Company. Working in a preschool classroom, I'm constantly worried about bringing germs home. Having my daughter in my classroom makes me extra concerned about the potential likelihood of us getting sick. Although you can't completely guarantee you and your family will not end up with the flu, taking precautions can reduce your chances. Dr. Keri Read More... {Read More...}