Tag: it

What does it mean if you are double jointed?

Some of us are more flexible than others, and we’re made more aware of that fact when we watch dancers or contortionists — or even the people next to us in yoga class. But there are folks that are so flexible they make us flinch when they do things like bend their fingers back until

Many moms-to-be are stressed, and it might affect baby’s brain

(HealthDay)—Many mothers-to-be feel overwhelmed by stress, and it might have implications for their babies’ brain development in the womb, a new study suggests. The researchers found that even in a group of highly educated, healthy pregnant women, stress and anxiety were common. More than one-quarter reported higher-than-average levels of “perceived stress,” while a similar number

Is it OK to Bring Kids to the Office?

“When colleagues do bring their kids to the office, I find it incredibly distracting and disruptive,” she says, nonetheless. “It’s not like we have a child-care facility in our office building; when the kids get bored (who can blame them), they’re out making noise in the main work area with the rest of us. And

Parenting While Sick Is the Worst — But It IS Possible

As if raising small humans wasn’t challenging enough, sometimes, we also have to do it while we’re feeling our absolute worst. But how are you supposed to keep your kids alive — and entertained! — when you feel like you can barely keep your head above (the toilet bowl) water? Parenting while sick seems like

What is sodium lauryl sulfate and is it safe to use?

If you’ve ever Googled the causes of a skin complaint or damaged hair, chances are someone on the internet has pointed the finger at SLS, or sodium lauryl (or laureth) sulfate, a common ingredient in beauty products, washes, toothpastes and even cleaning products. So what does this ingredient do, why is it in everything, and