What to eat to boost your immune system

What to eat to boost your immune system

The immune system plays an important role in helping the body fend off viruses, bacteria and other sources of illness. Did you know you can boost your immune system through the foods you eat? It may feel like we’re in control of very little these days. But one thing...
What exactly is self-care?

What exactly is self-care?

When you hear the word “self-care,” do massages and manicures come to mind? You aren’t alone. Self-care is often in the news these days, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what it is.  So, what is it? Basically, self-care is anything you do to take care of...
Hot spots for germs when you have kids

Hot spots for germs when you have kids

Any parent knows that having a child inevitably involves messes. But having kids in the household can also make your home a haven for germs! In the middle of cold and flu season — and especially in the middle of a pandemic — it can seem like germs are everywhere. And...
Social Distancing 101

Social Distancing 101

Because COVID-19 is a newly identified illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is still learning how it spreads, the severity of the illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States. In communities where cases of the virus...
Teaching your little ones about hand hygiene

Teaching your little ones about hand hygiene

You know the importance of washing your hands, but how can you get the message across to your kids? Handwashing is vitally important. Each day, we come in contact with thousands of germs. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than...
When bedwetting is a problem…

When bedwetting is a problem…

If you have kids, you’ve probably dealt with bedwetting at least a time or two over the years. It’s extremely common for young kids in particular to wet the bed at least occasionally. So, when does it become a problem? Wetting the bed is often seen as a part of...