Parents of toddlers have been thirsty to ask me whether all that juice their child drinks can be harmful to their growth. Let me quench some of your curiosity about juice drinking and provide some information on the topic. There have only been a few studies on excessive juice drinking and growth, some of which […]

Enjoy this recipe for a baked lemon rosemary chicken with steamed green beans and baked potatoes with a creamy mustard yogurt sauce. This is the third in a series of blogs showcasing simple, heart healthy recipes that cost under $3.00 a serving to make. We will provide a nutritional analysis, total cost, and cost per […]

Every child approaches the world in which they live in in their own unique way. Whether a kid approaches a new school year like a great adventure or a scary one is all about those differences. You may have heard of the difference between introverts and extroverts. There are also many psychiatrists who see kids […]

Nothing is better than homemade pizza. Switch up your toppings with this easy recipe using tomato and peppers. Tomatoes: The Health Benefits The many health benefits of tomatoes can be attributed to their wealth of nutrients and vitamins, including an impressive amount of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as significant amounts of vitamin […]

Summer has a tendency to wrap up all too soon. Suddenly, we’re surrounded by “Back to School” sales everywhere we look, and we can sense a touch of fall crispness in the air. August isn’t over yet though, and there’s still time to make the best of it before the kids head back to school. To […]

On August 20 I’m taking my six-year-old daughter to Nashville, Tennessee to see the Great American Eclipse. This is the first eclipse to sweep across both coasts of the United States in 99 years. A partial eclipse will be visible in Vermont, peaking at 2:40 p.m. on Monday August 21. To see the moon completely block […]