Racial justice was one of the most covered topics in the media in 2020. The widespread demonstrations in support of the Black Lives Matter movement were something we haven’t seen since the events of the 1960s that denounced racial segregation and elevated attention to civil rights. These activities may have sparked some important and uncomfortable conversations in your home. So how do you react when your children start asking the tough questions? You talk about it.
You’ve learned that particular foods can be reduced or eliminated to lower your low-density lipoprotein, aka LDL, the lousy cholesterol. When your LDL is high, it’s believed to increase the risk of heart disease. We now know that along with reducing certain foods that there are many foods, when increased, that help achieve good cholesterol levels. Learn about the foods and other strategies to lower your lousy cholesterol, and be reminded about the foods you need to avoid.
Regular visits to your obstetric care provider will help ensure your baby is growing well and healthy in utero, and help manage any issues that may arise before they become serious.
Lack of social activities, huge changes in the schooling environment, limited sports and clubs, and not being able to hang out with friends are intensifying children’s mental health challenges. Many families are under a great deal of stress with the current pandemic.
But steps can be taken to create a safer environment.