Several years ago, my youngest broke his leg at a trampoline park while we were on vacation visiting my parents. In the urgent care center across the street, the nurses informed me that such accidents were frequent, with toddlers coming in multiple times a week with broken legs. Given their popularity and the risk associated with … Continue reading (Don’t) Jump Around: A Look at Trampoline Safety
This post outlines Alison's journey from being a mom who worried about toxins in foods and household products, to a mom who was much more comfortable doing groceries and shopping.
In this first installment of "Are We Worried," we talk about how we decided whether or not we're worried about the skull horn study making the rounds.
Americans spend a lot of money on vitamins. Is that really necessary? We examine one popular product in this post, and provide information about healthy eating.
Do curcumin supplements work? Do turmeric supplements work? Do they help prevent cancer? Do they help with joint pain?
We are a diverse group of women with diverse views, as outlined in our first blog post. Gun control is no exception. Our experience and perspectives range from desiring a complete ban on all weapons to having served in the armed forces and enjoying visits to the firing range. However, we encourage evidence based-parenting, seek … Continue reading Gun Safety and Children: Risks and Responsibilities of Gun Ownership
We all say that we're opposed to "mom-shaming". But we still make snap judgments about the choices we see other parents making. This post explores why.
In this post, we’ll review the science about HPV, recommendations about this vaccination, the controversies, and my personal plans on vaccinating my family.
What's safe when it comes to apps, channels, and games? How can we improve internet safety for children and for media in general?
by Danielle Penick Food shopping can be an overwhelming experience even for me — and I’ve been a registered dietitian for over a decade and have a Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition. During undergraduate school I worked at a health food co-op, where I often heard how most of the food industry was trying to … Continue reading Do Food Mantras Always Translate to Healthy Choices?