Health + Safety

From diet to exercise, making the health + safety of our families is a priority in order to feel our best. Use the health + safety category to find articles and resources written by other mamas and local professionals to help guide you on your mothering journey. 

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It’s hard to imagine not picking up your child for a day, much less a few weeks -- but after breast surgery, patients are advised to avoid heavy lifting for about a month. This includes babies and toddlers. One of the most helpful things you can do for your recovering friend is to cover mom duties such as bathing, putting the baby in the crib or carseat, and more active play.
“We had no idea what we were about to embark on,” say Kayla and Carl Griffin, parents to CT -- an almost three year old with a congenital heart defect. “We thought CT would have open heart surgery and be on our way; no big deal, right?” Unfortunately, this was only the beginning of their almost seven months of living at the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth® (RMHFW), and of a three-year-battle for CT’s life.
stopped caffeine after lunch in case that was the culprit. I got in bed at least an hour before I needed to fall asleep in order to read and calm my mind. I tried meditating. I tried medicating. I tried it all. Nothing I did helped and after a couple of years of battling insomnia I was at my wit's end.
The sunlight, over time, can cause dark spots, wrinkles, and lead to skin cancer. We all must take under consideration the amount of time we will be in the sun, the time of day, and available shade to decrease the exposure.
As promised in the video, we've included a listing of local resouces and support for kiddos and parents struggling to navigate mental health challenges.
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By now you've read the headlines, maybe watched the press conference, and likely have Googled "Ebola." Yesterday, September 30, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that a patient tested positive for the Ebola virus right here in the...

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Breweries That Serve Non-Alcoholic Beverages in Tarrant County

Find a brewery in your part of Tarrant County that serves non-alcoholic beverages, handcrafted mocktails, and every Texan's favorite sparkling water, Topo Chico.