Cold: when must my child to the doctor?

Children are clearly caught a cold more frequently than adults. The reason is simple: your immune system is not trained on viruses and other pathogens properly. Up to twelve febrile infections apply to in the toddler age as normal. For what symptoms children consult your doctor should be and what…

Why do my armpits smell like onions?

Armpits don’t always smell so fresh — after all, there are a ton of sweat glands residing there smooshed in between your torso and arm that are specifically designed to excrete a certain type of sweat (via WiseGeek). While you’re probably familiar with regular old BO, you might wonder why…

My Kid Isn't an Honor Student & I'm Glad

My son and I were discussing what electives he should take during his sophomore year of high school when his older sister walked into the room. A college junior, she was home for spring break and we asked if she wanted to weigh in since she had attended the same high…

How My Neglectful Childhood Affects My Children

My husband is a lover… and a yeller. He is thoughtful and understanding; sweet, kind and funny as hell; but his temper is short. When my daughter “acts out,” he immediately raises his voice. Of course, his response sounds harsh — at least on paper — but he does show…

My day on a Plate: Karishma Kasabia

Khòlò designer and founder Karishma Kasabia, 35, shares her day on a plate. Karishma Kasabia. 9.30am Breakfast is three pieces of toast – one with avocado, one with peanut butter and the last one with melted gouda and fresh chilli. I accompany it with masala chai. I meditate afterwards and…

My day on a Plate: Karishma Kasabia

Khòlò designer and founder Karishma Kasabia, 35, shares her day on a plate. Karishma Kasabia. 9.30am Breakfast is three pieces of toast – one with avocado, one with peanut butter and the last one with melted gouda and fresh chilli. I accompany it with masala chai. I meditate afterwards and…