Essential Oils For Animals

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski talks about how essential oils can help your pets. Animals in our care depend on us for everything: food, water, grooming and general health.  Animals sense your emotions, often through smell, and the best way to keep them calm is to be calm yourself; especially with an emergency. Essential…

The Benefits of Being “Good”

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones shows us that being good definitely does pay off, but even the best of us don’t always follow the rules. Have you ever wondered how much benefit you gain from being good? Saying “no” to rich desserts you’ve enjoyed for years. Tossing away tobacco, too many martinis and other vices. After…

Keep Your Baby Sleeping this Holiday Season!

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about how to keep your baby sleeping during the busy Holiday Season!  The holidays can be a very difficult time for families to stay on track with some of their usual routines and schedules. Life happens, and let’s face it, with all the hustle and bustle this time…

How Much Sleep Do We Actually Need?

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about the amount of sleep we need at each age. Sleep is such an important part of our lives and we all know what it feels like to not get enough. Although children are different in many ways, the amount of sleep they require in a 24 hour…

Born to Fly!

Copyright Diana Williamson (c)2016 – All Rights Reserved Today, our Staff Writer & Managing Editor Diana Williamson talks about becoming the best you! It’s no wonder there are countless stories about an ugly duckling who goes through an initiation of some sort, before turning into a magnificent swan. Having the courage to be different, to uncover and follow…

The Mayo’s Heart Healthy Diet

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones compares his diet to the Mayo Clinic’s recommendations. “What diet do you follow?” is a question I’m often asked when writing about cardiovascular disease. So I was interested to read a report from The Mayo Clinic recommending ways to have a heart-healthy diet. How did mine stack up? Sometimes I…

A good night’s sleep for children

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about how to make sure your child gets a good night’s sleep. I get asked all of the time about products on the market that claim to help your children sleep better. For the most part, they do not. When we teach our children that they need to…