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The Mixed Messages About Food, Diets, and Weight to My Kids

By Jocelyn Sherman, RD, LDN at Butler Hospital While recently browsing my social media newsfeed, I happened upon an NPR article titled, “Many Kids Who are Obese or Overweight Don’t Know It.” My immediate reaction was anger, just at the title alone. I thought, Of course, they don’t know it, they shouldn’t! Why should [...]

December 15th, 2016|Categories: Food|Tags: , , |

Coping With Infertility During the Holidays

In some ways, the holidays can be difficult for everyone. What is supposed to be a time of lovely, warm celebrations often is fraught with stress. For couples and individuals coping with infertility, this pressure is often brought to a critical point. Learn how to keep your expectations reasonable, and practice self-compassion.

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Family, Mind|Tags: , |

7 Ways to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

Maybe it seems like common sense – and there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that it's true – but people who regularly acknowledge thanks for the good things, events and people in their lives are generally happier. "Life can be hard, so when science tells us that grateful people cope better with [...]

November 15th, 2016|Categories: Spirit|Tags: , , |

Maintain a Schedule for Kids With ADHD

Structure is an important tool for Rae-Anne Culp and her son Jack when it comes to managing his severe Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). “Jack does much better when he knows what is coming because of the set schedule,” Rae-Anne says. “Although he can’t really tell time, he’s getting better at [...]

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Family, Mind|Tags: , , |

Partner With a PCP for Better Health

By Susan McDonald When I turned 40, it seemed like I had more than a few physical complaints – my right knee was aching more and more, I had a painful lump on the top of my right foot, I’d have a headache by the end of every day, and my stomach was acting up. [...]

October 26th, 2016|Categories: Body, Family|Tags: , , |