It’s been said before and it still rings true, health is the most important thing. If you don’t have your health, it can be difficult to do even the most basic tasks.
When someone in your family is unhealthy, it can be upsetting, disruptive and costly. That’s why most parents do what they can to keep themselves and their families healthy. If you are looking for ways to keep your family healthy, here are some great tips.
Diet: You are what you eat! If you eat healthy food, you are more likely to stay healthy. We provide articles that give you basic information on diets that can improve your health and keep your body weight down to reduce the risk of disease.
Finding healthy food can be difficult, especially considering that, in the case of fruits and vegetables, many go in and out of season during the year. We provide you with fruits and vegetables that are rich in nutrients and information on what season you are most likely to find them in.
Woman’s Health: When mommy’s unhappy, no one is happy, and when mommy is sick, she’s not going to be happy!
Women are subject to a lot of pressure and high expectations that can wear down on their health. We devote an entire section to women’s health so that they can be aware of likely risks, know how to identify them and know what to do to protect themselves against them.
Maintaining health is a very important part of family life. Moms Who Think helps by providing you with the tools you need to be healthy and stay healthy. Here’s wishing the best for your family.
How To Treat Your Baby’s Eczema, In 5 StepsUpdated:
When you have a newborn baby at home, there are many things that can happen. New parents are always worried about things that pop up, unsure of what to do and how to treat them. One thing that is very common among young babies is baby eczema. Experts indicate that 9.6 million children under the […]Read more »
What is Montessori Furniture, And How Is It Different?Published:
What is Montessori furniture and how is it different from non-Montessori furniture? Montessori furniture is generally crafted of solid wood. Maria Montessori felt that natural materials were the most suitable for young children. Natural materials, like wood, are generally non-toxic. And solid wood is durable. That is why the majority of Montessori furniture is made […]Read more »
Types Of Poop: A Free Bristol Stool ChartUpdated:
Your stool is the window into your digestive health. It can reveal vital information about the state of your gut health, from how frequently you go to the smell and physical appearance of your poop. The feel and appearance of your stool can change from day to day and are affected by the foods you […]Read more »
Blood Pressure ChartUpdated:
Blood pressure (BP) is the force that blood exerts on the blood vessels as it courses through our bodies. It is crucial to heart health: an increase in blood pressure is strongly associated with an increase in cardiovascular disease risk, even when BP is within the normal range. When your blood pressure rises, this causes […]Read more »
How to Introduce Peanut Butter to Baby — And WhenUpdated:
Most kids love peanut butter! It’s a staple childhood food, and the basis of many quick, easy-to-make, healthy snacks and meals. But exactly how early should you introduce peanut butter to your baby? In most cases, it’s OK to introduce peanut butter to babies as soon as they’re old enough to eat other soft solid […]Read more »
How To Remove Mucus From a Baby’s Throat: 6 Home RemediesUpdated:
Mucus is the continuous fluid that comes from a baby’s nose, mouth, and throat. Believe it or not, mucus is actually important for your baby’s wellness. The gooey fluid helps to keep their nasal passages, mouth, and throat wet and supple. Babies also benefit from the protective properties of mucus because it acts as a […]Read more »
How is Montessori Daycare Different Than Other Schools?Published:
How is Montessori daycare different than other schools? The answer depends on the type of preschool you’re referencing. In this article we will briefly discuss childcare around the world, the history of childcare in the U.S., and the different types of childcare/preschool available, including Montessori. Keep reading to learn more about the history of daycare […]Read more »
What are Montessori Schools, And What Do They Teach?Published:
What are Montessori schools and what do they teach? Montessori is one of the fastest-growing methods of education worldwide, and with good reason. The self-directed child-centered pedagogy has a proven track record that spans the last 100+ years. Keep reading to learn more about this compelling model for educating young minds. What are Montessori Schools: […]Read more »
Montessori vs. Waldorf Schools: How Do They Compare?Published:
Montessori vs. Waldorf schools: How do they compare? Beyond their reputations for being progressive/alternative schools that were conceived in the early part of the 20th century, they are very different. Though many folks confuse these two education models regularly, once you know more about them, you’ll see that they have very little in common. Keep […]Read more »
The 12 Best Maria Montessori QuotesUpdated:
Maria Montessori (1870-1952) would have undoubtedly been the queen of the sound bite had she been born 100 years later. A search for Maria Montessori quotes renders hundreds of results. Who was Maria Montessori and what are some of her best quotes? Keep reading to learn more about this brilliant, compassionate, pioneering feminist, while discovering […]Read more »
Montessori vs. Homeschooling: How Do They Compare?Published:
Montessori vs. homeschooling, how do they compare? The answer will vary depending on which model of education you are using to homeschool. There are many choices available for homeschoolers, including Montessori homeschool programs, but that hasn’t always been the case. The earliest European immigrants in North America homeschooled their children, but by 1917 public education […]Read more »
Steiner vs. Montessori: What’s The Difference?Updated:
Interested in the difference in Steiner vs. Montessori education methods? These educational models, conceived in the early 20th century as a response to traditional methods of education really don’t have many similarities. These differences reflect the differences between the two founders of the movements, Rudolf Steiner and Maria Montessori. Keep reading to learn about these […]Read more »
How Do You Start A Montessori School?Published:
How do you start a Montessori school? Though the process might seem daunting at first, once you break it down into manageable steps, it’s quite possible. There are many reasons for starting your own Montessori school, from a lack of one in your community, to a desire to own your own business. Regardless of your […]Read more »
Montessori vs. Private Schools: How Do They Compare?Updated:
Montessori vs. private schools: How do they compare? Though the majority of Montessori schools in the U.S. are private schools, for this comparison the private schools to which we will be comparing Montessori are ones that employ more traditional education models, with a focus on those that use the direct instruction approach. Private schools that […]Read more »
When Should I Take My Toddler to the Dentist?Updated:
As new parents, your toddler’s first tooth is something to be excited about! Your little one’s first tooth (and many more to come!) comes with the responsibility of caring for your child’s teeth and scheduling regular dental visits. One of the questions you likely have is when you should take your child to the dentist. […]Read more »
When Should My Baby Crawl? It DependsUpdated:
Many parents look forward to seeing their babies crawling. It’s also a significant change for your baby, as they can now move around independently and begin to fully explore their surroundings! Many babies begin to crawl around the age of 8 months, though some may begin earlier and others later. Some babies will move around […]Read more »
Who Was Maria Montessori, The Founder of Montessori Schools?Updated:
Who was Maria Montessori, the founder of Montessori schools? Dr. Maria Montessori wore many different hats during her lifetime. She was a licensed pediatrician and psychiatrist. She was a lecturer and a champion of social reform. A feminist who bucked convention, she is responsible for conceiving and designing the method of education that bears her […]Read more »
Should I Let my Toddler Nap Longer When They’re Sick?Updated:
As parents, it is only natural to be concerned if your toddler becomes ill. We only want the best for our children, so we want to bend over backward to help them. The issue is that sometimes, we can try to do too much, and it can end up doing more harm than good. This […]Read more »
When Should You Take Your Toddler to the Hospital for a Fever?Updated:
As a parent, it can be incredibly terrifying when your children get sick, especially if this is your first child. It is natural for many people to get extremely worried when they see that their toddler has a fever, cough, or other signs of sickness. However, while it is important to take care of your […]Read more »
12 Uses for Epsom Salt You’ve Never ConsideredPublished:
Epsom salt is a product commonly found in household closets and medicine cabinets. While many people could identify the product’s container, fewer likely know what purposes it holds. In actuality, uses for epsom salt are many — it is often employed for several health, personal aesthetic, household, and gardening-related uses. RELATED: 9 Handy Uses for […]Read more »
First-Aid Kit ChecklistUpdated:
While having a first-aid kit on hand at all times is a great idea, it’s perhaps more so in the warmer weather months. Spring and summer, when you’re outdoors more frequently and generally being more active, often bring more injuries — cuts, scrapes, bruises and bug bites topping the list of “owies” that may require […]Read more »
14 Surprising Uses for Hydrogen PeroxideUpdated:
Hydrogen peroxide is a liquid chemical that has been in existence for more than 200 years. Chemically speaking, it is comprised of two molecules: hydrogen and oxygen. Though scientists consider hydrogen peroxide a powerful material, the substance does break down quickly when exposed to air or water. This underlying property makes it especially useful in […]Read more »
9 Handy Uses for Witch HazelPublished:
Witch hazel is made from a flowering plant that grows in Asia and North America. Long ago, Native Americans used that plant for medicinal purposes and for general skin care. Once the Puritans moved to North America from Europe, they learned from the Native Americans and began using it themselves. By the 1800s, it was […]Read more »
Uses for Vicks VapoRub That May Surprise YouPublished:
Vicks VapoRub has been a product you could purchase since 1890. This mentholated ointment was sold off to Procter & Gamble after Lumsford Richardson managed to concoct it as a treatment for the croup that his son suffered from. Ever since that time, people have come up with a multitude of uses for Vicks VapoRub. […]Read more »