Category: Children’s health

Three babies die every week in Ohio from…

Did you know that in Southwest Ohio, one baby dies every six weeks from SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome? On top of that, three babies die EVERY WEEK in Ohio due to unsafe sleep practices! While we still do not … Continue reading

Do sugar substitutes cause obesity?

Sugar substitutes, aka artificial sweeteners, are in so many foods: beverages, ice cream and sugar free cookies. Take a step back and read the food labels in your house.  Do you see any of these (artificial sweetener) words: aspartame, saccharin, … Continue reading

Why 5 is such a great age!

Sprout is turning 5! I cannot believe Sprout is already turning 5.  In some ways it feels like yesterday that I brought my first bundle of joy home from the hospital (and in other ways it feels like an eternity … Continue reading

Healthy White Bean Chili Recipe

Do you find that you and your family seem to be always on the run?  Our evenings have been touch and go, which brings us to the dilemma – “What’s for dinner?” What are the key ingredients to a quick … Continue reading

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