Cinnamon and Its Health Benefits

The inner bark of the trees from the genus Cinnamomum is the main source of cinnamon. Cinnamon has been used in traditional medicine since the early times but it is more commonly known today for its added flavor and aroma to several cooked and baked foods, as well as beverages. This time, you will know …

Is Wine Really Harmful For Diabetes Patients?

According to a study, more than 29 million Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes. When compared to non-diabetes patients, type 2 diabetes patients are more prone to heart diseases.  Apart from medication and insulin, diet plays a vital role in controlling the blood sugar level. Most of the dieticians and doctors believe that starchy carbohydrates …

Fish Oil or Krill Oil For Children?

Cooking oil has been generally used in wide area of food preparation, but a growing number of people are becoming more conscious of achieving a healthy body. While olive and coconut oil are some healthier options, people look into using alternative supplements to prevent diseases. They say that taking a tablespoon of fish oil can …

It’s all relative

Every now and then a day occurs that makes you just want to yell out “what the crap universe?!?” Now before I blog about our day, I am not complaining. What happened today is just life. And so far, we are pretty darn lucky to have avoided the hardships many other people are experiencing today. …

So I am homeschooling and it is really kind of cool

I could have started this with “Someone shoot me now.” I’ve had a few of those days since I started homeschooling on September 1st 2014. My first year ever. Four kids. Ages 8 (third grade) and 6 (Kindergarten). Yes, there have been moments when I could have said that. Especially when trying to teach how …

5 Tips on cleaning the bathroom when you have boys.

You walk into your guest bathroom and see pee splatter on the back of the lid. If you have little boys you know what I’m talking about. So you size it up. And classify it. 1) Small and semi transparent: Nah…you have at least another full day before worrying about this. Go pour yourself another …

McDonalds and the ordering mystery

I’m standing in the line at McDonald’s quickly scanning the picture menu up on the wall. I scan and stop at my favorite. The quarter pounder bacon and cheese. It gets me every time. Between standing in line with four children barking out questions (“What’s the Happy Meal toy today, Mommy?!)  and brushing elbows with …

Dear Diary: When did kids get so creepy?

If you’ve just popped in and you haven’t been here in a while, or this is your first time, you will need to briefly read the post below this one. I’ll wait. Ok, so our room is done. Minus the decor and bedding which I haven’t decided on yet. I took a photo with my …