March 2024

Clean Your House With These 4 Easy Tips

By |2024-02-29T10:40:08-06:00March 7th, 2024|Daily Living|

Are you ready to conquer the mess without breaking a sweat? We've got some genius tips for all our fellow superheroes out there who may not be feeling the idea of cleaning today. Let's face it: we'd all rather be binge-watching our favorite shows or sneaking in a nap, but alas, the house won't clean [...]

February 2024

Sweet Dreams: 9 Cozy Sleep Hygiene Tips for Kids

By |2024-02-05T09:12:27-06:00February 22nd, 2024|Daily Living, Children & Youth|

Parents, we get it: sleep hygiene - or getting kids to bed - can be a tricky task. Even when they need sleep, they might say, "No! I want to stay up." And sometimes, after finally getting them into bed, they'll wake up, saying they can't sleep or that something scared them in the middle [...]

Understanding Mini Strokes and the Urgency of Immediate Attention

By |2024-02-01T01:06:58-06:00February 20th, 2024|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

In the intricate web of our bodies, there are signals that shouldn't be ignored. Often overshadowed by more dramatic health events, mini strokes, also known as transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), are subtle harbingers of potential trouble.  While they might seem like fleeting inconveniences, these episodes demand your attention and immediate medical follow-up.  Let's discuss mini-strokes [...]

What Causes Nausea and How to Find Relief

By |2024-02-01T01:02:02-06:00February 15th, 2024|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Nausea: one moment you're feeling great; the next, you're struck by a strange feeling in your stomach that makes you feel like you’re going to be sick. Nausea is a perplexing sensation that can strike at any moment, leaving you feeling uneasy and uncomfortable. It's a common occurrence, yet the reasons behind this queasy feeling [...]

Embracing Comfort: Pain Relief, Joints, and Arthritis

By |2024-02-01T00:52:59-06:00February 13th, 2024|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

In the journey of life, our bodies bear the weight of aging and experiences, and sometimes, that weight manifests as joint pain. Whether you're facing temporary discomfort or dealing with chronic joint issues such as arthritis, finding effective pain relief is crucial if you want to maintain a fulfilling and active lifestyle.  But whether your [...]

January 2024

5 Winter Dishes For Picky Eaters

By |2024-01-03T09:11:43-06:00January 24th, 2024|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

Ah, the winter season—the time for cozy blankets, crackling fires, and of course, hearty, soul-warming food. But what happens when your little one turns their nose up at all those delicious, comforting meals?  Remember, the key ingredients to winning over a picky eater are to keep it fun, flavorful, and sometimes a little sneaky. Experiment [...]

December 2023

Winter Care for Dry Skin: 6 Tips for Radiant Winter Skin

By |2023-11-30T12:25:18-06:00December 12th, 2023|Daily Living, Holidays|

After the summer heat, cooler temperatures are something to get excited about here in the Longview-Tyler area. But we all know that feeling when our lips start getting dry, and our skin starts feeling itchy and irritated. If you’re feeling sweaty and dry at the same time, and like there’s some itch you just can’t [...]

Strengthening Our Bodies’ Shields: Winter Nutrition Tips for Boosting Kids’ Immunity

By |2023-11-30T12:19:40-06:00December 7th, 2023|Daily Living, Holidays|

It can be difficult getting our children to voluntarily eat fruits, veggies, and any other healthy foods that will boost their immunity. But when you’re talking to your child about nutrition around the table this holiday season, try to use language that paints a vivid picture.  Eating the right foods and doing the right activities [...]

9 Winter Health Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

By |2023-11-30T12:42:52-06:00December 5th, 2023|Daily Living, Holidays|

As winter blankets our surroundings, it's essential to safeguard our health against the seasonal challenges that come our way.  The holiday season is often filled with many wonders that make us feel warm and cozy: putting up lights, having more get-togethers with families, and taking time off from work. But during the winter season, many [...]

November 2023

Understanding Hives: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

By |2023-10-31T08:36:31-05:00November 9th, 2023|Daily Living|

Around 20 percent of Americans know what it feels like to get hives. You’re going about your day, and all of a sudden, you’re overcome with itchiness. Then, when you look in the mirror, you notice red bumps have randomly appeared on your body. Hives can be an uncomfortable and sometimes distressing skin condition, but [...]