Let’s break out the bubbly – rather, sparkling grape juice (remember, you’re pregnant so no alcoholic beverages for the soon-to-be mum), you’re having a baby! A gazillion things must be going through your head and just don’t know where to start! Whew, take a minute to step back, breathe deeply and organize your thoughts. Yes, your life will change but that doesn’t happen when the baby is born – it starts NOW!
We’ve heard them all before – silly little tips and advice about babies that ‘wouldn’t hurt to try’. Many of us go about doing it without even questioning the reasoning behind the different beliefs, but although it wouldn’t hurt to try, we think it’s about time we shed some light on these myths about babies, just to make everything clear. Here then are some of the more popular myths about babies: [Read more…]
It’s a reality today that a lot of people use their computers on a daily basis. Whether working at home or in the office or running a business, many are in front of their PCs doing various tasks or playing video games for hours.
Medical experts have long pointed out that this habit is not healthy as it can lead to health problems and even serious diseases such as chronic insomnia, vision issues, game addiction and obesity. Sitting for long hours causes back and eye problems and does not contribute to a good metabolism which can cause a person to gain more weight through the years. The bright light from the computer can also affect the eyes and can cause headaches which can lead to difficulty in sleeping at night.
There’s still hope, though. Just make sure you don’t forget to take a quick break from what you’re doing with your computer and do a little exercise every now and then so you can save yourself and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
We share an infographic here that will give you tips on how to use your PCs the right way and save your health.
Metabolic diseases like diabetes are potentially debilitating problems that can wreak havoc on the sufferer’s lifestyle and quality of life. Unfortunately, there are still no known effective cures for diabetes and various metabolic disorders. The best, and so far, the only way to handle diabetes is taking medication and initiating a complete lifestyle change, most specifically doing more exercises and changing the diet. [Read more…]
We keep garden pesticides, mosquito sprays and other insecticides in our home. While these may do a good job of getting rid of the bugs, they are potential poisons and chemical hazards that can do serious injury to children. Kids may also accidentally eat improperly stored pesticides and cleansing agents like roach sprays, chlorine bleach, disinfectants, rat poisons and insect sprays. Here are some things concerned moms should know. [Read more…]