Get your yearly flu shot.
Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water.
Carry a pack of tissues in your purse and always sneeze into a tissue.
Keep your hands away from your nose, eyes and mouth.
Stay home if you are feeling sick.
Avoid contact as much as possible with people who are sick.
Teach your children the value of giving before receiving this holiday season by going through all of the outgrown toys and clothing together and donating the items to a charitable organization that you pick as a family. At each step, help them be mindful that these precious gifts that have been loved by you will delight someone in need this holiday season.
Once the temperature starts to dip down, move these fresh herbs to a sunny window inside.
If you want to improve your fitness level, you need to work out within 50 – 85% of your maximum heart rate. If you can carry a conversation while you exercise, then you aren’t working too hard. If you can sing while exercising, you’re probably not working hard enough. Pace yourself if you have to stop to catch your breath. And, the number you’re looking for varies depending on your age. Visit the American Heart Association to determine your target and maximum heart rates and for other heart health tools.
Moms want to keep their kids healthy, despite a fast-food, junk-food culture.
* Make mealtime family time
* Get the family involved in meal planning and preparation
* Stash healthy snacks in the car
* Be a good role model
When you’re wearing a tight shirt, wear loose pants, and when wearing loose pants, wear a tight shirt. Loose with loose has the potential to make you look sloppy, and tight on tight can, at times, make you look a little too showy.