Children’s Health

Puffs: A Healthful Baby Food or Just Clever Marketing?...
Puffs: A Healthful Baby Food or Just Clever Marketing?

Cheerios have long been a popular first finger food for babies; their size and shape make them a perfect snack for new eaters eager to practice the emerging

5 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Your Toddler...
5 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Your Toddler

By Be Well Health Coach Courtney Blatt Since I pretty much feed my toddler the same foods I eat, many people ask what I serve for breakfast. Nothing makes m

Holiday Stress and Kids’ Brains...
Holiday Stress and Kids’ Brains

I bet I’m not alone in harboring mixed feelings as the holidays approach. On the one hand it’s such a special time, steeped in family nostalgia

Infant Formula Buying Guide...
Infant Formula Buying Guide

At this point, we all know that when it comes to the wellbeing of babies, breastfeeding is vastly superior to formula feeding in every way.  Still, for tho

Healthier Halloween...
Healthier Halloween

By Be Well Health Coach Courtney Blatt Halloween is such a magical time of the year but it also marks the beginning of sugar season. For parents with small

5 Ways to “Download” Wellbeing to Your Kids...
5 Ways to “Download” Wellbeing to Your Kids

The new science of human relationships and brain development — affective neuroscience — has revealed that children actually download  their par

10 Tips for Raising a Healthy Eater...
10 Tips for Raising a Healthy Eater

By Be Well Health Coach Courtney Blatt Parenting comes with lots of joy, but it can also be stressful when trying to balance all the ‘should do’s’ in

What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine...
What You Need to Know  About the HPV Vaccine

Questions about HPV and whether getting the HPV vaccine will protect you and your children from getting cervical, throat, and other cancers are on the foref

Top 10 Chemicals Most Likely to Cause Autism and Learning Disabilities
Top 10 Chemicals Most Likely to Cause Autism and Learning Disabilities

A number of months ago, the Mount Sinai Children’s Environmental Health Center (CEHC) released a list of the top ten toxic chemicals suspected to cause au

Death of a Genius...
Death of a Genius

I knew an eight-year old boy who traveled faster than the speed of light! He was highly intelligent and need only be shown something once, if at all, to qui