Have Your Baby

On Your Mark, Get Set, Have Your Baby

People tease me because I’m a planner.  I do consider myself organized, and while pregnant with my first child I knew I didn’t want any surprises on the day the baby arrived.  My husband and I had taken Lamaze classes.  Our friends laughed about it; I’m not exactly a “natural childbirth” kind-of-gal, but I found [Read On]

Healthier Food

How to Shop for Healthier Food

One of the most important parts of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is making sure that your kitchen is properly stocked with food.  Here are a few tips when it comes to healthy food shopping: When in doubt, whole foods are always better than prepackaged foods, even if they’re in the health food section or from [Read On]

Building Your Self-Esteem

Tips to Building Your Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is not easy for women.  In fact, there are some out there who feel that self-esteem is quite a fleeting concept. What happens to the way we feel about ourselves as we grow from young women into adults?  We are compared, judged and sometimes belittled at home and at work. And don’t be fooled, [Read On]

Laughter

7 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

The holidays are such a wonderful time of year, yet, they’re also entirely too stressful. Where does that stress come from?  For some, it’s going back home to relive memories from your childhood.  Sadly, those memories are rarely realized in adulthood. For others, it’s trying to balance work, family and the one-upmanship of holiday gift [Read On]

Healthcare

Women and Checkups: How Often is Enough?

In a world full of changes in the Healthcare System, insurance and pricing, how often should women have checkups and what kind should they be? Here are some tips to guide you in the frequency of checkups as well as the ones that are the most critical. Generally It’s suggested by the medical field that [Read On]