Jennifer is a one in a million stay-at-home mom. (More like one OF a million stay at home moms!) She graduated from a liberal arts college but there is nothing liberal OR artsy about her. She is married to Kevin Fischer of This Just In, and together they have a beautiful toddler daughter Kyla Audrey. In no particular order she loves dogs, wine, a good bargain, her family, pizza, and entertaining. Follow her blog of all things miscellaneous including but not limited to cooking and baking, entertaining and party planning, being a mommy, and homekeeping.
I love studies and research that tell you the obvious. You know, when you read an article that is supposed to enlighten you to the fact that “People who eat fast food every day and don’t get regular exercise are more likely to have high blood pressure, heart disease, and be overweight.” Someone actually gave grant money to some bozo to state the incredibly obvious.
Someday maybe I can get a wad of dough to publish my findings that “People who ate a jar of Planter’s Dry Roasted Peanuts drank more liquid than people who ate three slices of cantaloupe.” We can only hope.
I’ve been holding on to a past issue of USA Weekend whose cover story boasts, “Healthy Kids, Happy Kids – 9 Proven Strategies.” Before even opening the paper I thought to myself, “This should be good.” I’ve yet to read an article that is eye-opening, informative, or helpful in raising our daughter. All the experts of today can do is regurgitate the tried-and-true methods our parents and grandparents called COMMON SENSE.
The nine proven strategies come from those paradigms of pediatric perfection, The Doctors. As I was slapping my forehead and mumbling “D’oh!” I found my favorite. Ready for the parenting gem of all time?
Take back control of the remote.
Two recent studies published in the journal Pediatrics found that fast-paced and slapstick cartoons could hinder a child’s concentration and sleep. Researchers at the
Wow. Whoda thunk it? Would you ever have imagined that if your kiddos were subjected to this
that there would be marked diffrences in their behavior and intellectual abilities?
I gotta get a job at the U of V.