Category Archives: HEALTH, FITNESS & BEAUTY

Post-COVID in Boca Raton: Here’s What Will Change In 2021 and Beyond

As 2020 gets ready to come to a close (CAN I GET AN AMEN?!), we are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. While we’re still in the thick of COVID-19 cases in and around the country, better testing, contact tracing, and even a vaccine is here! It’s time to start planning for what life will look like in post-COVID Boca Raton after this crazy year. We’ve had almost 365 days of missed experiences and a crystal clear look at what happens when material things become useless. What emerged in 2020 was the realization that health, safety, wellness, and family are all we need.

I spoke with my trusty source for all things family health-related, Dr. Chad Rudnick of Boca VIPediatrics, about what we can expect to see less AND more of in 2021 in Boca and beyond. Continue reading Post-COVID in Boca Raton: Here’s What Will Change In 2021 and Beyond

4 Stress Management Tips for Boca Moms

Sometimes, taking a deep breath just isn’t enough.

Stress can be all-consuming, and many people feel powerless in the face of it. Learning to manage high levels of stress is crucial to taking care of your mental and physical health.

But how exactly do you do it?

If you’re tired of being told to “take a deep breath,” then you may be in need of another technique. Read on for four unique stress management tips to help get your life back as a mom or dad! 

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Can a Mom Afford to Get the Flu in 2020? Spoiler Alert: HECK NO

“Moms don’t get sick days.” You know the saying, right? I used to think it was a cheesy marketing tactic to convince parents like me to purchase excessive amounts of over the counter cold medicine. But after becoming a mom, reality sets in…your child doesn’t care one iota if you’re sick. Neither did your job most likely (until this year, of course). So can a busy mom afford to get the flu?

The answer is HECK TO THE NO, especially in 2020. Now, more than ever, we need to protect ourselves from the flu. Continue reading Can a Mom Afford to Get the Flu in 2020? Spoiler Alert: HECK NO

Top 4 Treatment Plans for Kids at West Boca Outpatient Pediatric Therapy Center

No parent ever wants to hear that their baby or young child might require therapy. It’s not always easy to come to terms with the fact that you may not have “the perfect kid” and they might, in fact, need a little help.

Cue the mom guilt!

As a parent, I’ve definitely had anxiety about my daughter’s developmental milestones, especially when she was little. I became tethered to one of those apps (you know the ones…) that tells you what your baby and eventually toddler should be achieving week by week. (Spoiler alert: It’s never 100% accurate and this is a much better resource by the way…)

West Boca Outpatient Pediatric Therapy Center

So, if your pediatrician has advised that you need help or you’re simply wondering what kind of help is out there, my friends at West Boca Outpatient Pediatric Therapy Center are ready to assist your family! Continue reading Top 4 Treatment Plans for Kids at West Boca Outpatient Pediatric Therapy Center