Passionate About Iowa City
and the Moms Who Live Here.

Health and Fitness RSS feed for this section

image1

Summer Water Safety: The Facts on Dry Drowning (Sponsored Post)

Hello, summertime! Summer is my favorite season! It’s the time to be outdoors from sun up to sun down, spend time on the boat, in the pool, read books on the patio, drink lemonade, and catch fireflies. Summer is also trauma season. It’s the season for motor vehicle accidents, bike accidents, burns, trampoline accidents, and drownings. […]

Continue Reading 0
urban homesteading go green city

Urban Homesteading: 15 Ways to Go Green in the City

The word “homesteading” brings to mind adventurous settlers rushing to stake their claim on lands out west in the 1800s. You might think of homesteaders as Little House on the Prairie-types who reject modern technology and conveniences in favor of cows, sows, and plows.  But modern homesteading simply means embracing a lifestyle that values sustainability over […]

Continue Reading 0
FEVERS

I’ve Got Chills, They’re Multiplyin’! {Fevers in Kids}

Special thanks to our friends at Mercy Iowa City for sharing their stories, advice, and medical knowledge with us.  Today’s story comes from Tori, who is a provider at their office. Fevers in Children:  “I’ve got chills…they’re multiplying!” Fevers are one of the topics I find myself spending a lot of time discussing in the […]

Continue Reading 0
Go Red for Heart Health Awareness 1

“Go Red” for Heart Health Awareness

Since 1924, the American Heart Association has highlighted February as American Heart Month. In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson was the first president to issue a proclamation declaring American Heart Month. February is both Heart Health Awareness Month and Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Month.  Read on to find our more about heart disease, its impact, and […]

Continue Reading 1