Which apple is best for baking or snacking

By |November 25th, 2015|

In Fall Apples are plentiful. Try as many different varieties as you can. Stop by your local grocer and sample the new fruits of the season. Savor a new kind of raw apple each week. Enjoy the crisp snap of the peel as you sink your taste buds into one of Autumns’ most popular harvests. […]

how much physical activity is enough

By |September 22nd, 2015|

I so often hear the voice in the back of my head telling me that I just don’t have to exercise. Especially if I played some frisbee or took a jog etc. that voice turns up the volume and says “You’ve done enough. Why do any more?”. Admittedly that is a very good question to […]

Raise Mental Health Awareness By Drawings Disorders as Monsters

By |September 4th, 2015|

Toby Allen is a London based illustrator, he has this amazing idea to draw Mental Health disorders as monsters in order to raise Mental Health Awareness, there is a series of 16 illustrations from depression and borderline personality Disorder to anxiety and schizophrenia. We show you only two here and suggest you to go to […]

what’s the evaluation process for early intervention services for a baby

By |August 20th, 2015|

This is the concluding article on early intervention covering what to do when concerned about your baby's development, the evaluation process for early intervention services and who pays for the services.
Parents often have fears about their baby or toddler's development, especially if they feel he/she is slow to reach “normal” developmental milestones. Although all children […]

Satisfy your thirst in the best possible way with Water, the true source of all our lives

By |July 29th, 2015|

When I was growing up I was fortunate enough to have access to tons of water, milk, and orange juice. However my family also subscribed to a Soda Delivery Service. A Soda Truck would park in our drive way and take away our empty glass soda bottles in exchange for a wooden crate filled with […]

The importance of children accessing early intervention programs

By |July 20th, 2015|

I've mentioned the importance of children accessing early intervention programs in several of my previous articles, but what is early intervention, who is eligible and how does it help children with developmental delays/disabilities?
It is a federal law that all states have to have early intervention programs. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), created in […]

What In-Season Foods will Benefit Your Health and Budget

By |July 7th, 2015|

Discover In-Season Foods That Benefit Your Health and Budget

Eating seasonal foods is a healthier choice. You can eat in season by selecting food that is growing at the same time you’re shopping.

Eating in-season foods is a wise decision that helps you strengthen your health and save money.

Consider these facts about seasonal foods:

Eating in season adds […]

The interdisciplinary team providing support to developmentally disabled individuals

By |June 23rd, 2015|

This month we continue to look at the professional specialties that could be part of an interdisciplinary team providing support to developmentally disabled individuals. Along with the Service Coordination role, described in May's article, the following are all service providers a developmentally disabled person could potentially utilize to receive services.

Habilitation Specialist – the person in […]

What are the foods that are making you depressed ?

By |June 9th, 2015|

Are These Foods Making You DEPRESSED?

Are you aware there is something “mainstream” doctors and health organizations AREN'T telling you about melancholy? It is their dirty little secret. They love to talk about prescription pills and “magic bullet” solutions. And why wouldn't they? That's how they make BILLIONS of dollars a year…

However they're a lot less […]

Cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii linked to mental illness, schizophrenia

By |June 8th, 2015|

Everyone loves cuddling with kittens. But there can be a little-known danger lurking behind that furry little face and that innocent-sounding meow: a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii).

T. gondii is the most common parasite in developed nations, according to Schizophrenia Bulletin. The cat-taken parasite can infect any warm blooded species, and the Centers for […]