Terra Tots


Last month, I swam a seven mile open water swim in the ocean. The training was a huge commitment, and there were many cold winter mornings and nights when I had to force myself to continue. I worked hard to get enough nutrients from well planned calories, because I was really hungry, but if I ate junk I would get leg cramps and feel considerably weaker. During endurance events it is also important to hydrate and fuel to continue at a competitive pace. Most endurance diet systems are commercial products with chemical vitamins, so I wanted...

Why Choose a Pediatrician Recommended Baby Carrier?

According to the International Hip Dysplasia Institute

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip or DDH is generally the preferred term for babies and children with hip dysplasia since this condition can develop after birth. DDH is a medical term for general instability, or looseness, of the hip joint. Doctors use a number of different terms for hip dysplasia depending on severity and time of occurrence. These names include:

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Developmental Dislocation of the Hip (DDH)
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
  • Acetabular Dysplasia
  • Congenital Dislocation of the Hip (CDH)

Is Your Baby Sunscreen Safe?

Choosing a sunscreen that’s both safe and effective can be a real challenge. From misleading claims to questionable ingredients, it’s tough to even know where to start.

Here’s a few key tips will get you out of the store and into the sun in no time:

Avoid chemical additives. The top brands of sunscreen all have one thing in common: they are packed with a host of chemicals, many of which have been found to be harmful to humans.

The star of this lineup is oxybenzone, which can be found in nearly every mainstream sunscreen on the...