Are you struggling with losing weight after pregnancy? Have you wasted your hard-earned money on a personal trainer for a couple of months or expensive gym memberships? Only to look or feel like your three months pregnant even though you gave birth already. It can be very frustrating for new mothers who want to show off their adorable baby to everyone but they are nervous about their weight. However, you need to remember that it took 9 months to put the weight on in order to grow a healthy…Continue
Added by Christy G on April 1, 2020 at 4:19pm — No Comments
Since I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in May of 2016, countless people have suggested that I switch to an anti-inflammatory diet. I have deeply considered it but at the same time, I love my carbs. I have tried to watch my carb intake but even that is hard to do. Gluten and sugar are in most of the foods that we eat. Does anyone have any suggestions on working towards a gluten-free and reduced sugar diet?
Anyhow back to what I wanted to share with you today. I wanted to share…Continue
Added by Christy G on March 17, 2020 at 7:38pm — No Comments
Halloween marks the beginning of the holiday season. It is also a period of time that is filled with unhealthy, sugary treats. Consuming too much sugar isn't healthy, especially for your child's body, and can wreak havoc on health including your smile.
An occasional treat is harmless for the most part but if you are like me once you start it can be a tough habit to break. It is a real problem…Continue
Added by Christy G on November 7, 2019 at 9:50pm — No Comments
Are you looking for some fun, healthy Halloween treats to serve as after-school snacks, dinners, or just fun treats during the month of October? Then look no further, because we know a dentist in Twin Falls who has this great list of treats to share with you.
Halloween is a hard time to find healthy snacks or to make healthy foods desirable when there is so much…Continue
Added by Christy G on October 5, 2019 at 9:25pm — No Comments
Life is crazy, right? For mothers of small children or any aged children for that matter, life tends to come at you fast. Between driving kids to school or school-related events, getting chores done, running errands, working, and everything else you have on your plate it can be hard to fix good healthy meals especially breakfast.
Added by Christy G on July 23, 2019 at 10:23pm — No Comments
Did you know that the Centers of Disease Control recommend that children and adolescents should get a minimum of 60 minutes of exercise on a daily basis? With technology, it seems that more and more kids aren't getting enough exercise on a daily basis. As a mom, I understand that an hour may seem like a lot of time especially if you are trying to figure out how to add it into…Continue
Added by Christy G on July 19, 2019 at 5:23pm — No Comments
Growing up it was unusual to find a box of fried chicken sitting on the dinner table or the main dish served at family gatherings. The fried chicken usually came from KFC, Churches Chicken, Grandy's depending on the specials they were offering. Even as a child, I always noticed the grease stains on the box and how greasy your hands got while indulging in the family meal.
When my grandpa had a heart attack and had to have quadruple bypass surgery to unclog his arteries, the first thing…Continue
Added by Christy G on July 2, 2019 at 9:02pm — No Comments
What do you think of when you hear the word stress or stressful situations? Do you automatically tense up or get anxious? Stressful situations cause your brain's natural response to any demand that you encounter on a daily basis. You were given the ability to make life-saving decisions in a flash called "flight or fight instinct". However, when a person is constantly…Continue
Added by Christy G on June 27, 2019 at 8:47pm — No Comments
Are you guilty of these 6 sleep wreckers? When it comes to getting ample amounts of quality sleep, it is not just about quantity. Like in many cases, you need quality sleep to feel truly rested. Many people feel tired even when they have gotten 8 or more hours of sleep. Experts share that this is most likely because of poor sleep quality.
Waking up tired is one of the most common indicators that you are unable to get quality rest. To get quality sleep, you have to move to a phase…Continue
Added by Christy G on June 11, 2019 at 11:05pm — No Comments
Your newborn will need all the help it can get from as early as possible to build a strong immune system and to grow up strong. However, you need to understand where the fine line is drawn, and when it becomes overprotective. Remember that you want to help your baby, not keep it isolated from everything because it will actually be counterproductive.
In order to see the world around them, and to be able to learn as much as possible, you will…Continue
Added by Christy G on June 10, 2019 at 9:09pm — No Comments
How is your summer going? Is it hot where you are? In Texas, we have already seen temperatures hovering around the upper 90s and even in the 100s. When it is that hot outside, we tend to stay indoors or head to the swimming pool to cool off.
During the summer, every time we go to the store, my kids always ask for ice pops. Ice pops are basically sugar water and aren't healthy at all. Each ice pop contains 50 calories and 13 grams of sugar. My kids can easily consume several ice pops…Continue
Added by Christy G on June 10, 2019 at 8:37pm — No Comments
Trying to choose a dentist to go to can be a daunting task after all this person is going to be spending time with their hands inside your mouth. You are going to want to make sure that you are getting the most out of your dental care. When it comes to selecting the best dentist for your oral care needs, here are six things that you should be considering.
Dentistry has seen some major changes over the last 25 years. There are numerous digital…Continue
Added by Christy G on June 9, 2019 at 9:25pm — No Comments