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.
Easy Cousin Chart: Family Relationships ExplainedUpdated:
Family relationships can be confusing, and tracing back generations takes time, patience, and excellent research skills. Learning about your family connections is exciting, and uncovering family history is an interesting way to teach your children about family relationships and their family tree. One of the most confusing relationships to understand is cousins. Understanding the complicated […]Read more »
When Should You Send Out Baby Shower InvitationsUpdated:
Baby showers are a special celebration of a new life. And if you are honored to host a baby shower, there are a few important things to know before you start planning and sending out those baby shower invitations. In the past, baby showers were a formal affair specifically for women of the mother-to-be’s inner […]Read more »
The 11 Best Ways To Practice Montessori ParentingUpdated:
There are literally 100s of ways to practice Montessori parenting. From furnishing your home with sturdy wooden furniture, scaled to size, to providing learning materials for your child to interact with, we’ll focus on some of the best. Montessori graduates often credit Montessori with their ability to think outside the box and wade through complex […]Read more »
How To Treat Your Baby’s Eczema, In 5 StepsUpdated:
Key Points 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 […]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 foods you eat can affect the feel and appearance of your stool during the day to day of bathroom […]Read more »
Simple Blood Pressure Chart – Easy To useUpdated:
Key Points 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, […]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 Old Do You Have To Be To Adopt A ChildUpdated:
Most people dream of having a family from the time they are a young child and many like the idea of adopting. If you are part of this group, then you probably want to adopt as soon as you can. However, before you make a move, you must ensure that you meet the age requirements […]Read more »
How To Help Baby Poop, In 9 StepsUpdated:
Key Points You should be aware of the signs of constipation. They can include unusually large or small poop, pain when defecating, or a hard belly. An incorrect diet or one that lacks fiber can lead to constipation. There are several methods you can try to help relieve constipation. If these methods fail or if […]Read more »
How to Help a Baby With Gas in 6 StepsUpdated:
Babies switch from placental nutrition to either breast milk or formula when born. That’s a tremendous change for a young digestive tract, which is why infants naturally have gas. While gassy babies are common, especially in newborns whose digestive systems are still developing, you may question how to help your infant with gas if their […]Read more »
When Should I Worry About Baby Diarrhea?Updated:
As parents, we all want nothing but the best for our babies, and any health concern can be very alarming. No parent ever wants to be shocked at the changing table. However, the reality is that minor changes in a baby’s stool are normal and not something to be overly concerned about. Indeed, diarrhea in […]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 »
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 do everything in our power to help them feel better. The issue is that sometimes, we can try to do too much, and it can end up doing more […]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 »
How To Get Baby to Sleep in a Crib in 8 StepsUpdated:
Getting your baby to sleep in their crib for the first time can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. With a few tips and tricks, your little one will drift off to sleep in no time. Here’s how to get your baby to sleep in a crib in nine simple steps. Key Points of Getting a […]Read more »
How To Dress Baby For Sleep In Each SeasonUpdated:
Dressing babies — particularly infants — can be challenging. How many layers are too many layers? Is Baby going to be too hot? Too cold? If figuring out how to dress Baby for sleep in each season seems daunting, don’t let it be. There are a few tricks of the trade that can help you […]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 »
This First-Aid Kit Checklist Covers Everything You Need to Be PreparedUpdated:
While having a first-aid kit on hand at all times is a great idea, it’s perhaps more so in the warmer 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 the […]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 »
Uses for Baking SodaUpdated:
Baking soda is the name of a chemical known as sodium bicarbonate. The substance is an alkaline-producing carbon dioxide gas when mixed with acid. This explains why the substance is most commonly used for baking, because the carbon dioxide gas bubbles it creates cause baking products to rise or inflate during the baking process. In […]Read more »