Archives for July, 2013

The Pros of Probiotics

by Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. Q: What are probiotics, and should I be taking them? — Sally G., Boise, Idaho A: If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, the answer is a strong YES. Pregnant moms and their breastfed children have fewer infections and days of diarrhea if Mom is taking probiotics. And, almost weekly, new info comes out …

Life Secrets – June

Get good at something. Call it a hobby or a passion, whatever it is, just get good at it. Your occupation does not count! Learn to be unaffected by the words of others. If someone went up to you and called you a fire hydrant, would you be upset? No because you are obviously not a fire hydrant, you are …

New Car Negotiations

by Kat Freestone Yes we can! If you’re ready for a new car but feel intimidated by pushy dealers and big decisions, I’m here to tell you – don’t be! Today, more women than ever are jumping in to the world of negotiations, and not just for our salaries. Buying your first car can feel overwhelming, but if you understand …

Why You Should Run a 5K

by Sarah G. Mason Running can be a refreshing way to recharge and live strong. It can also be terribly boring. It’s no wonder that many resolutions to tie up those sneakers and cover some miles often fall flat; running for the sake of running takes extreme motivation, a superstar playlist and a significant amount of willpower. By the time …

How to Best Use Pinterest to prevent Summer Slide

by Kim Vij School’s out! What steps are you taking to ensure that your child avoids the Summer Slide during their summer break? Here are a few simple tips to ensure that your child has a memorable summer full of adventures and experiences that keep them on track with their skills for the next school year. With most children away …