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Give Thanks and Be Healthy

The following post is written by Amber McGuerty and Paula Meeks at Woman’s Food and Nutrition Services As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, remember to be thankful for your health and continue to practice good nutrition habits. Whether you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner or bringing a dish to share, you can modify your recipes to have […]

Down on the Plate … It’s a Bean! It’s a Plant! It’s Superfood!!!!!

The following post was written by Parenting.com and Paula Meeks, registered dietitian with Woman’s Hospital. It’s a fact of life: Chips, cupcakes and lots of other not-so-nutritionally-noble foods are going to find their way into your child’s mouth. Heck, if left to their own devices, a lot of kids wouldn’t eat anything that didn’t come out of a […]

4 Tips For Reducing Your Halloween Candy Haul

By now the ghosts and ghouls have vanished for another year, but you’re still stuck with mounds of chocolate and sugar from your trick or treating. According to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a Halloween bag with 60 pieces of “fun-size” treats contain an estimated 4,800 calories — including 1.5 cups of fat and 3 cups […]

Tricks to Keep Your Little Pumpkin Safe This Halloween

 Pumpkins, parties and candy! Halloween is certainly a treat for kids, but with safety issues hiding behind every corner, parents can find the holiday downright scary. You know to keep your children away from Jack-O’-Lanterns and any other lit candles (right? just checking), but you’ve also got to be smart on the street. To keep you from […]

My Guide to Public Breastfeeding Etiquette

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Oct 28, 2014 in Babies, Breastfeeding, Parenting

Recently on my Facebook newsfeed, an article popped up that a friend “liked” titled “Why I’m Glad Someone told Me to stop Breastfeeding in Public.” This interested me because there’s a lot of media out there about moms who believe they should be able to breastfeed in public no matter where they are, whether it be […]

Woman’s Presents Baby Grand

  You’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl. Your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start? On Saturday, Nov. 1, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event to […]

Woman’s Presents Baby Grand

  You’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl. Your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start? On Saturday, Nov. 1, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event to […]

It’s in the Bag: 7 Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

As the calendar flips to October, that means the newness of the school year has worn off and it is hitting its stride. For many children, it also means they’re ready for a change in school lunches after more than a month of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. It’s easy to add variety to your […]

With Safety Pieces Installed, It’s Potty Training Time!

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Sep 30, 2014 in Milestones, Parenting, Toddlers

So it’s been a little while since I have updated my blog here. Life gets busy when you have a little child running around the house. We have had a whole new array of child safety things to install now that my little man is almost 2 years old. As soon as he started crawling, […]

All Sugared Up: The Best And Worst Breakfast Cereals For Kids

Between getting your kids up, dressed, teeth brushed, hair combed and ready for the bus or drive to school, weekday mornings are hard enough on parents that getting your kids to sit down and eat breakfast can be nothing short of a small miracle. But not all breakfasts are made the same, and cereal – […]

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