Month: August 2019

New research examines the link between maternal consumption of fluoridated water and lower IQs in their children. New research explores the possible developmental effects of fluoridated tap water. According to recent estimates, 66% of all United States residents receive fluoridated water through their taps. Adding fluoride to drinking water has been a public health practice
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Image: Shutterstock Romanian, the official language of Romania, is the most widely spoken of the group of languages called Eastern Romance languages. Most Romanian surnames are derived from the language although there is an influence of other European languages too.Romanian names contain a first name and the last name. Last names are often derived from
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Talking to your kids about drunk driving can be quite difficult.  This is not a simple conversation with your kids about living a better, more successful life, but rather one of life and death. Drunk driving discussions can prove to
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Breast milk leakage is a common issue in nursing mothers, who may find it a little embarrassing at times. While you cannot prevent the leakage at all times, you can surely manage it and prevent it from ruining your clothes when you are in company. One way to do it is to use nursing pads,
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Babies need to be fed at regular intervals, and that could become difficult if you are wearing a regular t-shirt. The nursing t-shirts or tops make breastfeeding effortless, especially during the night time. For a new mom or a mom-to-be, maternity and nursing pajama sets could make an excellent alternative. The advantage is that they
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Image: Shutterstock Maharashtra has given some noteworthy individuals to the world, with Bhimrao Ambedkar, Sachin Tendulkar, and Lata Mangeshkar being a few of them. Marathi surnames are interesting and have various origins. A large number of them come with the suffix ‘kar’ next to the name of their town or village. The suffix ‘kar’ denotes
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Men are four times more likely than women to commit suicide. The men who are most prone to commit suicide are poor, middle-aged men. This group is up to ten times more likely to commit suicide than men from higher
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Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects the cells that produce mucus, digestive fluids, and sweat. People with cystic fibrosis (CF) usually receive a diagnosis in early childhood. More than 30,000 children and young adults in the United States are currently living with the condition. CF can cause various complications, including chronic lung infections,
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Going back to school after a long summer break is exciting. Starting a new school year means a fresh start for your kids to get good grades, make perfect attendance and meet new friends. Going back to school also means germs, lots and lots of germs. Keep your kids in school and out of the
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Kids develop a keen interest in music at an early age, and some even learn to play an instrument. Music is often a source of inspiration and also relaxing for kids. With a portable music player, a child can enjoy their favorite music anywhere. However, you need to make sure that the child is not
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Image: Shutterstock Germany is a land that has undergone various political and geographical changes. These changes had their influence on German surnames that were often based on the places and the profession of the people. In this MomJunction post, we put across 200 German last names along with their interesting meanings and origins. List Of
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Like skin tone, lip color can vary from person to person. No shade of skin on the lips is healthier than any other. In some cases, a change in the color or condition of the lips could indicate that the lips need more care. However, it is rarely a cause for concern. Tobacco smoking, stress,
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As 5G wireless technology is slowly making its way across the globe, many government agencies and organizations advise that there is no reason to be alarmed about the effects of radiofrequency waves on our health. But some experts strongly disagree. Why do some people believe that 5G technology may harm our health? The term 5G
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Most women keep track of their periods and it is pretty noticeable when “aunt flo” arrives.  However, knowing when is ovulation will occur may be more difficult to figure out. Tracking your ovulation can be very beneficial for you if
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Image: Shutterstock It is fascinating to know how Greek ancestry can be identified with the last name of an individual. Greek surnames started appearing only in the 15th century. They have different roots and etymology. Most of the surnames are influenced by family names, paternal, and maternal names.  Several of these Greek surnames are genitive,
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Image: Shutterstock Muckanaghederdauhaulia is the name of a town in Ireland. Lonnnnnnggg but sounds interesting! And if you thought names of towns and cities in Ireland are such, you will be surprised to learn about their family names. Anglicized versions of these names are shortened and became more popular than the original ones. But imagine
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Whether this is your first kid or fifth, we can all agree that the first day of school is a huge milestone! A high school senior should still take the honorary first day of school photos just as much as the youngster entering preschool for the first time. Perhaps the only difference would be their
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. The number of homeless children in the United States has grown in the last decade. More than 2.5 million children are homeless in the United States each year. That means one in every 30 children is homeless. This number has grown in
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Let’s go, Parents! Another school year means another round of kids lunch boxes and some pretty cool backpacks for the upcoming school year. You can snag some of the most durable and long-lasting gear for your child this year. We’ve chosen some top brands that can take on the challenge of your child’s natural destructive
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