Archive for October, 2011

Taking Medications at School

Monday, October 24th, 2011

With rates of chronic illnesses such as asthma and ADHD on the rise, many children require medications during the school day. But in a time of budget cuts, not all schools have a nurse supervising the prescription cabinet. Knowing how and when your child will be receiving medications is paramount in ensuring safety. (more…)

Shape Up Nutrition

Monday, October 17th, 2011

The Shape Up plan is based on high fiber foods, including complex carbohydrates, whole grains, fruits and vegetables balanced with lean protein and healthy fats. (more…)

Aydin Sierra

Monday, October 10th, 2011

On September 16, around 10:30 pm I drank about 3 oz. of castor oil and nothing happened. I went to lay down around 2:30am and at 3:30 I woke up with cramping, I had to do pelvic rocks to get through it…damn castor oil! lol (more…)

How Do You Know When Your Baby Is Ready for Solids? Part 2

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Do not give your baby honey or anything with honey in it. A baby can catch botulism from honey.

Give your baby vegetables before fruit. When I began my studies to be a dietitian, we were told to tell mothers to go to fruit after cereal. We now know that this is wrong. Once a baby has the sweet taste of fruit, she doesn’t like to go to vegetables. (more…)

How Do You Know When Your Baby Is Ready for Solids? Part 1

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Other people (like myself) dread the time for solids. It means their child is growing up too fast. There are certain things to remember about the timing of feeding your son or daughter for the first time.
Each child is his/her own person. Everything suggests that you need to wait until 4-6 months before you begin feeding your baby. (more…)