Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Tried-and-True Teething Remedies

Screen shot 2013-01-21 at 6.34.59 PMPublished January 2013: Mom.Me

Tried-and-True Teething Remedies
Techniques to help your little one feel better

Article Excerpt:

The misery teething sometimes causes your baby to endure can break your heart. Teething can begin as early as 3 months, said Dr. Elizabeth Athans of the department of pediatrics at Nemours Children’s Hospital. “For some babies, teething is painless and for others, it can be very painful, with brief periods of irritability, crying jags and disrupted sleeping and eating patterns.” Comfort and soothe your baby with tried-and-true teething remedies designed to turn those frowns upside down. Continue reading

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Nutritious Lunch Suggestions During Pregnancy

Screen shot 2013-01-21 at 6.35.20 PMPublished January 2013: Mom.Me

Nutritious Lunch Suggestions During Pregnancy
Skip the sweets: Try a tasty — and healthy — treat instead

Article Excerpt:

When those cravings take over during pregnancy, it’s difficult to resist the temptation to tackle a chocolate bar or devour a bag of salty chips for lunch. Healthy options, though, can satisfy those cravings and lead you on the path to a healthier lifestyle while your little one grows stronger. Adding protein, vegetables and fiber to your meals is a great start. Make your lunchtime menu one that is tasty and hearty with some creative food choices. Continue reading

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