March 2020

Is There a Good ER Near Me?

By |2020-03-31T21:09:13-05:00March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Most folks don’t know all of their options when they need to see a doctor right away. If you can’t get a last-minute appointment to see your primary care physician, it’s important to know what other choices you have. Many cities, like Tyler, have a selection of urgent care clinics and emergency rooms that patients [...]

Discipline Vs. Punishment

By |2020-03-31T21:07:25-05:00March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

With schools shut down due to COVID-19, many parents are now forced to take the lead in their child’s learning. In this situation, instilling discipline at home will be very important. Establishing structure all day can be very challenging for parents. Bad attitudes and foul moods are all part of the job, and learning to [...]

4 Indoor Activity Ideas for a Rainy Day

By |2020-03-31T21:13:59-05:00March 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

When a downpour (or the COVID-19 self-quarantine) prohibits you from leaving the house, what types of activities will keep your kids from becoming screen-time zombies? Think back to the time when you were a kid. You didn’t have many modern luxuries like cell phones, tablets, or YouTube. So what did you do with your time? [...]

Do I Need to Be Tested for COVID-19?

By |2020-03-31T21:18:08-05:00March 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Coronavirus tests can produce results within 4-6 hours to several days. However, the US is short on supplies. As a result, manufacturers are now rushing to produce more tests and not everyone can get tested for COVID-19. But, if you think you’re having symptoms, here’s what you should do. What if I Have Coronavirus Symptoms? [...]

How Does Coronavirus Affect Children?

By |2020-03-31T21:19:34-05:00March 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

With anxieties high due to the spread of coronavirus, we can’t help but to wonder how to keep our little ones safe from this virus. How cautious do we need to be? How does coronavirus affect children? Although the pandemic has already taken many lives across the globe, there is a silver lining. So far [...]

Kids and COVID-19 School Shutdown: Keeping Healthy Routines

By |2020-03-31T21:20:54-05:00March 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

As the threat of coronavirus has progressed in the US since our last blog, it’s time to adjust to a new normal. Unfortunately, many of these changes have come with a huge shift in lifestyle. Aside from social distancing, event cancellations, and travel bans, one of the most significant changes is the closing of schools [...]

Helping Your Toddler Adjust to a New Baby!

By |2020-03-07T09:39:21-06:00March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Family planning is important, especially when deciding when to have a second or third child.  Parent educators suggest that parents wait about eighteen to twenty-four months before having another child. Spacing out your kids will allow you to adjust to being first-time parents and learn the temperament of your first child. Of course, families come [...]

4 of the Worst Food Chemicals

By |2020-03-07T09:35:38-06:00March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How can you sustain a New Year’s resolution of better health? Aside from trying to lose weight, being conscious of what’s in your food can make a big difference in your health. You’d be surprised what you’ll find on that little label of food ingredients. There are several thousands of food chemicals, many of which [...]

PCOS Symptoms and Signs

By |2020-03-07T09:30:23-06:00March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Acne breakouts, thinning hair, weight gain — sound familiar? You may think it’s just stress, but did you know these are also symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? PCOS is a hormonal disorder that usually affects women who are in the reproductive age of life, between the ages of 18 and 50. The exact cause [...]