Sublingual means, by definition, below or beneath the tongue. Seem like a weird place for vitamins? There are some advantages to taking sublingual vitamins, such as, quick absorption, affordability and effectiveness. Think of those big vitamins pills that you take. How do those pills actually work? Just swallowing one of […]


The battles, the constant harassing, and the lost papers— is kids’ homework a chore for you? Turns out you’re not alone, a study done by Education Week found that nearly 50 percent of parents struggle to help their children with homework.  With expectations constantly rising and with distractions like iPads, […]

Written By Caitlin Schille Let’s take a walk back to junior high school and do a refresher course on herpes. Here are some facts about herpes: Is herpes a virus or a bacteria? Herpes is a virus. Viruses are smaller than bacteria and need a living host to survive- such […]

Written by Maureen Ferrin I remember hearing stories about the wooden spoon hanging from the rear view mirror of our ’87 Chevy Caprice Station Wagon. As the stories go, mom never actually used the spoon for spanking, but it sure worked well as a threat for good behavior. Although my […]

Midwife use is on the rise. Here’s what expecting mothers should understand. Written by Michael Richardson The proportion of births attended by a midwife is the highest it has been for decades, putting midwifery in a spotlight that has attracted both praise and criticism. Safety concerns some who see this […]