The foods you eat will contribute more (or less) to your mental health, job performance, energy, disease, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stress, sleep, behavior in kids, academic performance, self-esteem and overall happiness than any other aspect of your life.
Parenting is the hardest job in the world, and if you are doing it solo—that is, if you are a single mom (or single dad,) then you are really working hard. Here are a few tips for keeping your sanity, and in the process role modeling healthy behaviors for your children.
Eating more fruits and vegetables means more nutrients and fiber and less calories and excess weight gain. It also means numerous health benefits, particularly related to long-term disease.
Are you sleep-deprived? Sleep Expert Rebecca Michi shares what a significant impact sleep-deprivation has on our mental health and weight gain.
Motherhood requires more sacrifices than can be counted, and it can wear you out physically and emotionally. In order to parent well, however, we need energy, patience, forgiveness, creativity… all the things that disappear when we are exhausted. What to do?
Is your kitchen always open, always a mess, and always producing food? Do you ever wonder if this is healthy? Sustainable? Or is it the makings of a crazy momma-lady and an out of control eater?
Q: What comes first—funding retirement or my kids’ college?
Did you know that the average room and board for a state university is $50,000 a year? This translates to $200,000 for a college degree – for one child! Do you want your children to attend college? How do you plan to pay for it?
Many parents rush back to work after the birth of their child in order to catch up with monthly bills. Financial experts discuss ways for parents to manage their money so they can afford to stay home and spend more time with their children.