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11 Reasons for a Late Period

By JustMommies staff

You were expecting your monthly visitor, your Aunt Flo, your little friend, or whatever you like to call her, but she hasn’t arrived. Besides the obvious reason for a late period, what could be causing your period to be late? There are plenty of reasons why your period might be delayed that do not
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Got Controversy? Milk in Headline News

By Inhabitots

Once the unassuming "healthy" beverage of our youth, milk now regularly makes headline news for one shocking reason or another. Most recently, we reported on the disturbing news that the International Dairy Foods Association is lobbying to get aspartame added to milk. Read more about this ludicrous idea
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When Your Child Is on the Spectrum: Dealing with an Autism Disorder

By JustMommies staff

If your child has an autism disorder, you’ve probably been riding an emotional roller coaster. It’s no easy task to know how to respond to the unusual outbursts, lack of speech, or other unpredictable behaviors that can be typical of an autistic child. Autism is more common than you might think.
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Lost Tampon: Symptoms of a lost tampon and how to remove

By JustMommies staff

What? A lost tampon. Hey, it happens. And, it is one of those topics that a woman might be embarrassed to call her doctor about, even if she knows she might need help. You would think if a tampon was lost you would automatically know about it, but this isn’t always the case. Occasionally a woman
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ADHD Signs and Symptoms

By JustMommies staff

In today's society, ADHD is a diagnosis most parents have heard about, but may or may not know much about. Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, affects approximately 3-5% of children in the U.S. A child with ADHD struggles with organizational skills, socialization, and poor impulse control.
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The Sugar Myth: Does Sugar Really Make Kids Hyper?

By JustMommies staff

Your kids are over at their favorite relative’s house. When Uncle Tim hands them each a bag of candy, they run away screaming with delight. It doesn’t take long before you notice that your kids suddenly have an abundance of energy. They are running through the house, bouncing-off-the-walls hyper.
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6 Things You Didn't Know About the Gardasil Vaccine

By JustMommies staff

There is a lot of controversy over vaccines, and especially over one being recommended for young girls before puberty, when the virus is a sexually transmitted one. Here are six things you may not know about Gardasil, which is a recombinant vaccine created for the prevention of cervical cancer. 1. Who
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Parenting and Media: Keep Kids Healthy with Engaging Fitness Apps

By JustMommies staff

Government statistics indicate that one-third of all children in the U.S. are obese and overweight. Diet and lack of exercise are leading culprits in this trend, and the onset of digital media hasn't helped. Kids are spending a lot more time sitting around using online media, playing video games and
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Is It a Cold or the Flu? How to Know & How to Treat?

By JustMommies staff

Cold and flu symptoms are similar, so it's easy to get mixed up about which one you are dealing with, particularly in the early stages of an illness. When your child wakes up one morning and isn't feeling well, how do you tell if it is a cold or the flu? The Common Cold A cold usually starts with a sore
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How Many Calories Should My Child Eat? Nutrition Guide for Kids

By JustMommies staff

As a parent, you want to provide your children with the best nutrition. A healthy diet full of whole grains, lean protein, fresh fruits, and vegetables is essential for growing bodies. When you feed your family, you probably try to provide them with balanced meals, healthy snacks, and plenty of water.
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