The holidays are an opportunity to teach your children about the importance — and joy — of giving back to the community. The benefits of these lessons go way beyond childhood, too. Find some tips to introducing the importance of giving back, even from a young age.
When you are generous, you don’t just make others happy. According to various research studies, you are also boosting your own health.
You know those tiny button batteries that power holiday toys? Don’t leave them lying around small children or pets. If swallowed, they’re a choking and poisoning hazard.
Doctors say it’s not uncommon to see an increase in people complaining about migraines this time of the year. Changes in diet, scents and sleep patterns are all triggers. So be aware --and maybe go easy on the pine-scented candles.
Do you have gifts to buy, parties to plan, and lots of activities to squeeze in between now and New Year’s Day? It's easy to feel overwhelmed and to lose sight of the fun at this time of year. Psychologist Michael McKee, PhD, has three simple mood-lifting tips.
The holidays tempt us with sugary, rich foods. Is it OK to indulge a little, even though you have diabetes? Marwan Hamaty, MD, talks about holiday challenges for those with diabetes.
With some planning, parents can offer their children with autism a satisfying experience with Santa. Here are five tips for making the trek to see Santa a merry one.
It may be tempting to fill your kids’ Christmas stocking with candy and sweet goodies. If you want to try a healthier route, find alternatives that encourage better eating and exercise habits.
Want to be a hero to your kids and give them that puppy or kitten they’ve been begging for as a holiday gift? Pediatrician Emma Raizman, MD, says: Think it through.