Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

The ABC’s of Vitamins

The Desk of Dr. Smarty Vitamins

Vitamins are important nutrients your body needs to stay strong and healthy. We see their names everywhere, from food labels to supplement bottles, but where do these letters come into play when it comes to your health?

From Vitamins A to K, let’s take a look at what these super small, yet super vital hard workers do to keep you going from day to day and learn where to get more in our everyday diet!

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Eating Out with Allergies: 5 Tips Everyone Should Know


Food allergies are a common occurrence, and while they can be serious, it doesn’t have to mean your days of eating at your favorite restaurants are over!

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Rain, Rain, Go Away…


Rainy and snowy days seem to drag on and on, and when your kids start to get bored, having a library of creative ideas to kill time will help turn that buildup of energy into fun and productive playtime!

So what are some great ideas for keeping your little ones occupied on days when the skies are grey? Try out some of these time-killers the next time a rainy day rolls around–and don’t forget to put your own twist on them to keep the games fresh and exciting!

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5 Tips For Helping Your Child Fall Asleep


Bedtime: it can either go by like a dream, or feel like a nightmare. Kids will be kids, and while sometimes they are out as soon as their heads hit the pillow, every parent can name plenty of nights spent trying to convince their child to just go to sleep!

When the time comes to put your child to bed, try some of these tricks to make bedtime a breeze!

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Accidentally Ingest Gluten? Try These Natural Remedies!


Accidents happen!

When you have a food allergy, having a backup plan for when the inevitable mistake happens is important. When you have an allergy to gluten, accidentally ingesting it is the opposite of fun. Maybe your order at a restaurant was mixed up in the kitchen, or a few crumbs were missed on the counter you prepared your food on. Either way, stomach aches, rashes and other allergic reactions to gluten are not pleasant.

So what can you do at home to make yourself feel better? Try these 4 natural remedies next time gluten accidentally finds its way into your system!

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