Oct 052017
 

Foods good for skin, hair and mood - themomsjournal

Foods that Aid in Digestion

All symptoms of the body from thin, dull hair, and sallow skin, to acne breakouts, body aches and sluggish energy all point to the gut. Gut health is incredibly important making mindful eating an essential part of longevity and anti-aging. If you want to feel vibrant and maintain a youthful appearance up to 15 years younger than your actual age, start weaving these key foods into your diet. Continue reading »

Sep 122017
 

DFW Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin Patches in and around Dallas – Ft. Worth

Spend quality time with your family at one of the many local pumpkin patches that offer an array of family friendly activities like mazes, games, petting zoos and more. You don’t have to drive far to enjoy spending a crisp fall morning or sunny afternoon in search of your favorite pumpkin.  There are several big pumpkin patches in the Dallas – Ft. Worth area and some about an hour away. Don’t forget your camera!

Our friends at North Texas Kids Magazine have put together a great list of Pumpkin Patches. Go and take a look! 

 

Aug 252017
 

New Baby Zebra at Ft Worth Zoo - The Moms Journal

Fort Worth Zoo announces birth of Grant’s zebra foal

The Fort Worth Zoo welcomed a male Grant’s zebra foal to the herd. At birth, the soon-to-be named foal weighed approximately 60 to 70 pounds and stood roughly 30 inches tall.  When fully grown, he will weigh up to 650 to 750 pounds and measure about 44 inches from shoulder to hoof. This is the first foal for mom Roxie and the first zebra birth at the Fort Worth Zoo since 1996. Continue reading »

Aug 222017
 

Dallas Ultimate Women's Expo - The Moms Journal

Dallas Ultimate Women’s Expo Returns to Irving Convention Center Sept 9-10, 2017

The Dallas Ultimate Women’s Expo also offers women a wealth of memorable, transformative experiences:

Celebrity Speakers: Keynote Speakers share their personal stories and roadmaps to achieve success and happiness and ultimately live your very best life. Join Brandy Norwood on Saturday, September 9th. Mario, LeeAnne and MC Lyte present on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Beautify: Complimentary haircuts, makeovers, manicures, facials and plenty of free samples of the best cosmetics, skin care, and beauty products in the industry. Continue reading »

Jun 072017
 

How Stress Can Affect You Physically - The Moms Journal

Are You Totally Stressed Out? This is What Stress Could be Doing to Your Body

You’re trying to get the kids off to school, you can’t find your cell phone, and you’re sitting in traffic.  Your hypothalamus, a tiny control tower in your brain, decides to send out the order: Send in the stress hormones! These stress hormones are the same ones that trigger your body’s “fight or flight” response. Your heart races, your breath quickens, and your muscles ready for action. This response was designed to protect your body in an emergency by preparing you to react quickly. But when the stress response keeps firing, day after day, it could put your health at serious risk.  Continue reading »

Feb 072017
 

What to Put in an Emergency Preparedness Pack

How to Prepare a Grab and Go Emergency Preparedness Kit

Having a specific pack stocked and ready to go in case of an emergency or sudden evacuation is valuable advice.  Peace of mind comes from knowing you have a pack set up for each member of the household that you can ‘grab and go’ if the times comes to make a hasty departure.  Here are some tips for things to remember when planning your own family’s emergency packs. Continue reading »