Keeping up with your exercise routine may be difficult once the holiday season comes into full swing. Outdoor options begin to dwindle and the idea of driving across town to the gym can be an annoyance when weather conditions are bad. With all the possible excuses out there preventing your optimum health and wellness, rest […]
November is Family Health History Month. Health care professionals know that common diseases and ailments that appear in one generation can often reappear in the next. You’ve probably been asked this question at your doctor’s office before. More often than not, we don’t have the answer off the top of our heads. Since 2004, the […]
The fall is a whirlwind of celebrations. We all know that once Halloween passes, it’s basically Thanksgiving season. Then Christmas and finally, Happy New Year! We quickly shift our focus from ghosts, goblins, and dressing up as our favorite character; to winter spices, winter decorations and family traditions. All of this is happening while life, work, […]
Just in time for the holiday season, our Spotlight features Madea Allen, the “Organic Soul Chef”. Looking to prepare a satisfyingly healthy meal for your family this holiday? Read as she shares some of her favorite cooking tips, nutrition hacks, and life lessons.
Holiday breaks mean many things for different families. Some families travel near and far, while others use the holiday break to kick back and stay in. No matter if you’re on the move or creating your own staycation, holiday breaks result in a lot of downtime for kids. This means there are lots of opportunities […]
With the holiday season around the corner, you may start to feel the pressure from family, friends, work, or other obligations. Whether its planning for Thanksgiving travel or if you’re hosting dinner and figuring out the menu, you may slowly begin to feel like there’s a lot on your plate. And let’s not even get started on Black […]
I have a love hate relationship with Thanksgiving. I love the savory side dishes, rich desserts, and food-coma inducing entrees. I hate how the festive occasion can knock me off even my best attempts at keeping track of my diet, improved eating habits, and calorie counting. If this sounds even a little bit familiar, you […]