Healthy Eating Habits

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld Stick To It Taking the steps to improve your and your family’s health through eating foods that nourish, you create an environment in which your children can understand the importance and[Read more]

The Effects of Your Stress on Friends, Family and Colleagues

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAccording to the American Psychological Association, two-thirds of Americans are stressed. While the types and causes of stress are many and varied, there is no doubt that our stress can negatively impact our friends, family and colleagues. As human beings we are social by nature, and we need to[Read more]

Baby Blues & Postpartum Depression

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBaby blues occurs in 70% of all new mothers within the third or fourth day after birth. Symptoms include crying for no reason, irritability, restlessness and anxiety. Postpartum Depression is different and more debilitating, occurring in 1 out of 10 mothers. The onset of symptoms usually begin days after[Read more]

Am I Having A Boy Or A Girl? Fun Ways To Tell

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSo, you have discovered that you are pregnant. Congratulations! The next big question on everyone’s mind is if you are having a boy or a girl. Whether you choose to find out at your ultrasound or wait until the day of the baby’s arrival, these are a few fun[Read more]

Cure Your Need To Please

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAre you a people pleaser? Do you find it hard to say “no”? Seeking approval from others by always saying “yes” is not uncommon. We all want to be surrounded by happy people. But if you are always accommodating other people while putting yourself aside, you may be suffering[Read more]

Questions to Ask Your Caregiver During Pregnancy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailQuestions to Ask Your Caregiver During Pregnancy The excitement of expecting a baby also comes with a lot of questions as you prepare to bring a new little one into the world. When you meet with your caregiver for the first time, you will want to be sure and[Read more]

Parents: Take Action to Prevent Rat Lungworm Disease

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Going on scavenger hunts in the backyard or spending the day at the park are favorite past times for many Hawaii families. As parents and caregivers, we know how important it is to keep a careful eye on our keiki as they’re playing on the ground, especially since[Read more]

Five Healthy Foods That Fight Stress

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailEveryday stressors can cause a real damper on your energy, attitude and overall health. Two of the best ways to conquer stress are exercise and eating right. Here are five healthy foods that will help you stay positive and stress free, and all of them can be eaten on[Read more]

How to Beat Holiday Feasting

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe holiday season is upon us once again. It’s a fun time for both family and work because everyone is set on having a good time. Family gatherings, office parties and neighborhood festivities bring people closer together to relish in the good lives we have. The holidays can be[Read more]

Summer Beauty for Mom

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailLong days at the beach can leave your hair and skin dry to say the least. Try these summer beauty tricks to keep looking your best. Your beauty routine begins with your inner health. By eating fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as drinking plenty of fresh water, you[Read more]

Understanding Swimmer’s Ear

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSwimmer’s ear (otitis externa) is an infection of the skin lining the ear canal.  This problem is most common among swimmers or children that spend a lot of time in water.  When water gets trapped in the ear canal, the lining becomes damp, swollen, and prone to infection. Narrow[Read more]

Finding and Keeping the Girlfriends Who Matter

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHaving a good girlfriend should be a priority for any woman. However, as you get older it doesn’t seem so easy, right? Having a good girlfriend–and yes just one is really all you need–can fulfill you in a way that nothing else can. A girlfriend helps you celebrate the[Read more]