The Dangers of Sports Drinks {Plus What to Drink Instead}

Photo Credit: michelle.schrank It’s a hot summer day. Your little man just got done with his tee-ball game and what does the mom who brought snacks hand out? A sports drink! Those boys have been playing hard, so of course they need a little pick-me-up. Inwardly, I cringe whenever I see someone, especially a child, guzzle […]

How to Deal With Depression in a Spouse

  Depression is a serious condition that affects many people in the United States, but the condition doesn’t just affect the depressed spouse. Depression also creates a burden on the non-depressed spouse who may feel lonely, stressed or overwhelmed by their partner’s behavior. Undiagnosed depression can be particularly harmful to a marriage as the depressed […]

Is Stress A State Of Mind?

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Paisley Hansen. The yearly TED conference is known for its thought-provoking presentations, and this year’s talk by Kelly McGonigal was no exception. According to McGonigal, stress is only bad for us if we think it is. And reaching out to help others, along with seeking comfort from other […]

Monday Health & Wellness: The Importance of Hydration (GIVEAWAY)

I don’t know about where you are, but it’s HOT where I am right now. Many days are upper 80s to 90s and humid.  When we head outside to play for any length of time, we make sure to take our water bottles with us.  We need them!  The kids can easily drink their entire […]