Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Milk Alternatives

I found this link in one of the Facebook groups I’m in and it is an excellent resource for anything nutrition related. You will find nutrition tips, recipes and straightforward advice on this website run by a clinical nutritionist. Lauren …



Allergy Bracelets

Look at these “cool” allergy ID bracelets! I simply love Allerbling’s silicon bracelets, onto which you can simply clip on the charm you need. Finally a cool charm bracelet for kids suffering from allergies. Just like Live Strong bracelets. I …



TV habits

Us parents set examples, good ones and bad ones. I must admit I don’t know how parents have the time to watch four hours of TV a day …



Soccer player dies during game

I just read this on the news. It always breaks my heart when a young athlete dies, especially if he could have been resuscitated using a defibrillator: http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/the_beautiful_blog/2013/07/peruvian-soccer-player-yair-clavijo-18-collapses-and-dies-during-game Do YOU know how to perform CPR, what a defibrillator is and …



Child Health Tracker

So cool and it goes perfectly with the apps I’ve been recommending and now the family website of the American Academy of Pediatrics are presenting their new app: Child Health Tracker is now available for iOS devices: http://bit.ly/174tI9j With Child …



First Aid kit for university students

I often write posts for parents with young children but this time I want to share something for parents sending a “kid” off to uni. Having done that myself, I know how worrying it can be in general but health …



Protective parents

I saw this post in a Facebook group I’m in and simply had to share: this is so true for many thing in our children’s lives. Parents have become a lot more protective than our own parents were and we …



Baby monitor

When I needed a monitor to check on my kids, these things were much more basic. This baby monitor connects with an iPhone, iPad or an android phone (I don’t have an android, so can’t tell you how well it …



Impact of allergies

The impact of allergy diagnose: interesting statistics. I found this on Onespot Allergy’s Facebook page A study at Mc Master university found the following lifestyle changes if a child was diagnosed with a food allergy: 85% avoid eating out 61% …