5 Common Sense Tips for Exercising After An Injury


If you have read my contributions to Dr. Mommy Online over time, you probably have gotten the impression that I love to be active and healthy, and you would be correct. Any chance I get, I’m trying to move, to be outside, to practice martial arts, climbing, anything and everything- I’m game. However, my “go-getcontinue reading

A Few Autumn Exercise Ideas to Keep You Moving

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Believe it or not, summer is just about over.  Between getting the kids back into school mode, and getting the house weatherized, it can be difficult to find the time to keep up with an exercise routine.  Well, here are a few simple things that you can do to help keep that healthy body, mindcontinue reading

Keurig and College Students are a Perfect Match


Do you have a college student in your family? After having two graduate, I can’t say that I’m truly ready to let my 3rd go, but I must. Perhaps that’s one of the many reasons we had 5 children; watching them leave is bittersweet but knowing we still have a few left at home makescontinue reading

Healthy Snacks for the Busy Mom


It’s natural to think of your family when it involves healthy snacks but how often do you think of yourself? In order to keep up with the busyness of your life, you must and I repeat you must focus on choosing healthy meals and healthy snacks to sustain your energy. Today we’ll focus on somecontinue reading

Do You Have a Food Addiction? 5 Reasons You Might Have One and What to do About It


Do you have a food addiction? This is something that I have seen not only in my own life but also with others as well.  How many people do you know who have an addiction to chocolate? I know I do and I’m working on getting rid of it. But, what about other food addictions?continue reading

How to Effectively Safeguard Medicines that Contain DXM

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As our teens head back to school, it’s important that we, as parents, prepare for what can happen when they are suddenly stressed out from schoolwork and overwhelmed by peer pressure. In order to find temporary relief from such stressors, our teens might consider experimenting with and engaging in dangerous activities, such as drugs, alcoholcontinue reading

The Five Biggest Myths About Veganism


Let’s face it, there are a lot of different styles of eating and diet available to us today.  One of the most popular by far is that of veganism.  For the sake of this blog post, I will be defining veganism as “a diet that eliminates all animal and animal byproducts from consumption.”  I willcontinue reading