The Busy Bs and Essential Nine

The Busy Bs and Essential Nine

Dear Caring Parent, My Mom was ahead of her time when she had us taking supplements since, well, since I can remember.  As I’ve moved through the years, I’ve learned more and more about these little buggers called vitamins. And minerals. As a health care...
What's the BEST Parenting Hormone?

What's the BEST Parenting Hormone?

It makes you feel good. It makes you feel like connecting to others. It brings on the nurturing. Men and women have it. It is produced in similar quantities within the hypothalamo-pituitary magnocellular system in both men and women. Sometimes its receptor genes are...
The Monster Food!

The Monster Food!

Dear Caring Parent, The monster food – sugar!  It makes us happy.  It makes us sad.  And it certainly makes us confused! There are so many kinds of sugar, I stopped counting!  Table, brown, cane, molasses, honey, syrup, fructose, maltose, dextrose,  corn syrup....