A good nutritious diet should always be a priority but it’s especially important to avoid certain foods if you do have braces so you can prevent cavities and avoid any damage to your teeth or your braces. Below is a list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to taking care of your … [Read more...] about Food vs. Braces: The Do’s and Don’ts
We instinctively cover our ears when we know we are about to hear an extremely loud noise, but what about those loud noises we do not expect?Extremely loud sounds do not simply hurt— they damage hearing. Ringing or whistling in the ears may stop after a couple of hours or … [Read more...] about What’s the Volume of Your Home?
As a North Carolinian, sweet potatoes are kind of my (our) thing—we're the #1 sweet potato producing state in the country, and we're proud of it.We also know how to make the perfect sweet potato pie.When I was growing up, I never ate sweet potatoes. I never understood that a … [Read more...] about Sweet Potato Pie You Gotta Try
Teenagers are faced with many challenges today; perhaps more so than when parents were teenagers. On the same note, parents are faced with the challenge of raising their teens in a peer pressured world. With so many health issues at hand there are definitely some valid parental … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Common Teen Health Issues
Depression is common among parents from time to time but should not define your life.The Parents Anonymous Group I attended was much like any group in society; almost everyone experiences prolonged sadness sometimes and we were no different. Many of us dealt with complicated … [Read more...] about Depression and Feeling Better – Part II