Author: 1333-healthvot

It’s no question that moms are dealing with a lot every single day. Packing lunches, laundry, chauffeuring kids from one activity to the next — moms are superheroes. However, one mom in Ashford, Connecticut, added fighting a wild raccoon to her list of activities like it was no big deal. In a now-viral TikTok, Logan MacNamara is caught on home security footage fighting off a raccoon that attacked her daughter, Rylee, 5, unprovoked as she stepped outside to catch the school bus. MacNamara takes control of the situation, saves her daughter from getting any more injured, and finally flings the…

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Once upon a time, if you had a pimple, you’d bust out a tube of white paste or clear gel treatment and hope for the best. “The best,” of course, meant not only shrinking the offending blemish but hoping you didn’t forget you put it on and accidentally leave the house with dried, flaky treatment spots all over your face. And that was if it didn’t all rub off on your sheets and pillowcases at night! These days, things are easier and more efficient, thanks to the invention of the pimple patch (or acne sticker). Small, circular, adhesive hydrocolloid bandages–many…

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For Jessica Biel, balancing motherhood with her marriage, career and, well, life in general feels like she’s in the eye of a hurricane. And she’s got a few years of toddler parenting under her belt!During a recent appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show, the actor and KinderFarms co-founder, 40, said that she’s still trying to tackle the daily grind of parenthood as she raises her two sons — Silas, 7, and Phineas, 2 — with husband Justin Timberlake. “It’s not easy sort of balancing your whole life,” Biel told Drew Barrymore, “Trying to be around your kids, and spend time…

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Has your kid watched The Boss Baby so much that you can recite every word? Were you low-key just as excited as they were about the subsequent 2021 sequel? Same. There’s just something about the Templeton family — and the idea of a suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying, all-business baby — that’s practically impossible not to love. Fortunately, thanks to DreamWorks Animation’s hit series The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib, there’s plenty of Templeton family fun to enjoy. And come Dec. 6, that includes a festive viewing treat for fans (of all ages) with the arrival of the special The Boss Baby:…

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There will come a time in every parent’s life when their child will come to them with some sort of problem or issue, looking for guidance or advice. There will also come a time when parents will have no idea how to navigate their kids’ problems because sometimes parents just don’t have the answers. Actor and Jeopardy host Mayim Bialik knows this all too well. Bialik, 46, opened up on a recent episode of her podcast — Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown — about how she tries to problem solve with her two teen sons — Frederick, 14, and Miles, 17 —…

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When it comes to paid maternity leave, the stats for new parents in the United States remain beyond bleak. In fact, the World Policy Analysis Center notes that the U.S. is the only wealthy country in the world without any guaranteed paid leave on a federal level — a grim and, frankly, unacceptable stat that neglects the health and well-being of new mamas and their babies alike.So if you find out your company doesn’t offer any paid maternity leave, what should you do? Is there any recourse or ways to negotiate for some well-deserved paid time off post-baby? Vicki Shabo,…

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It’s holiday season, so bring on the pumpkin pie! Whether you bake it from scratch or buy it from your local bakery, the spicy-yet-sweet treat is a delicious dessert staple and fan favorite this time of year. But before or after your big holiday feast, you might wonder: Does pumpkin pie need to be refrigerated? After all, a few leftover slices on the counter can’t be that bad, right? Actually… you may need to change your post-holiday pumpkin pie leftover policy. If you’re in the habit of leaving leftover pumpkin pie out to hit for seconds (or thirds), keep reading…

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When you can’t handle all of the people in your house for the holidays (so many damn people), it’s OK to hide in the bathroom… permission-slash-solidarity granted. But at some point, someone is going to get hungry — and you are a lot of things, but a shitty host is not one of them. What you need is a Christmas charcuterie board. Don’t sweat; I’m not talking about the Pinterest-y charcuterie boards of your nightmares. There are actually easy charcuteries, too. Ones that don’t require wine-glass salami roses (*snear*) or star-shaped cheeses (*side eye*). As a matter of fact, the…

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