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Keeping Your Baby Safe While Asleep

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: You put your child to bed thinking he or she is safe asleep only to wake up to tragedy. Unfortunately for many parents, this scenario is becoming more reality than nightmare every day. According to the Department of Health and Hospitals, roughly 80 infants in Louisiana die from Sudden Infant […]

Helping Your Children with New Year’s Resolutions

CommentsPosted by: admin on Jan 07, 2015 in Family Fun, Milestones, Parenting

The start of the new year is a time for new beginnings, and many people start the year off with a list of resolutions to follow throughout 2015. It’s not just adults who craft a list of things to improve during the year. According to Christine Carter, author of Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for […]

Flu Bug Biting Hard: How to Keep Your Child Safe and Healthy

CommentsPosted by: stephensanches on Dec 30, 2014 in Babies, Parenting, Toddlers

Muscle aches. High fever. Sore throat. Nagging cough. Yep, it’s flu season! Every medical professional, from national agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Red Cross to local doctors like The Pediatric Clinic’s Dr. Stephen Sanches say the best course of action to preparing your child’s and your own body starts with […]

Freezing Time

CommentsPosted by: Aly Ragan on Dec 18, 2014 in Family Fun, Milestones, Parenting

The Christmas season is upon us and it is truly the most wonderful time of the year! Reliving the magic of Christmas through my children’s eyes is so amazing. I get so much joy from their excitement and joy. I wish I could freeze time. At three years old, my boys imagination is hitting its […]

A Healthy Alternative to Cranberry Sauce

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Nov 24, 2014 in Parenting

The following post is written by  Nutrition Services at Woman’s Center for Wellness. With every holiday season comes our favorite treats, casseroles and cocktails.  One holiday tradition many of us have in common is the unwanted but accepted weight gain.  Accepted because we have a New Year around the corner and losing the extra pounds […]

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 […]

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