Category: Children’s health

A Seatbelt for the Watermelon

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-be-Mommy Blogger, Jessica Saunders The baby’s size has been through all of the fruits and veggies in the five food groups – from a blueberry to corn cob to rutabaga – but now – I’m feel huge and … Continue reading

Healthy eating during the holidays

Tips from dietitian, Laura McAlpine Eating healthy for children (and adults!) can be a challenge during the holidays. Weight gain can occur when physical activity is low coupled with holiday feasts and candy. Here are some of my favorite ideas … Continue reading

Treading in Guy’s Territory

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-Be-Mommy Blogger, Jessica Saunders Typically a car seat is something that new dads are responsible for – it goes with the car and is therefore in “guy’s” territory? Not in my house! My husband lucked out because I just happen … Continue reading

A Safe Thanksgiving Feast

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-Be Mommy Blogger, Jessica Saunders We’re quickly approaching one of my favorite holidays – Thanksgiving! I’ve been looking forward to the sinful combination of turkey, sweet potato casserole, cranberry sauce and my special gourmet macaroni and cheese for … Continue reading

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