Once the newborn has arrived, a mother often worries about returning to her preferred fitness routine and losing the pregnancy weight. This is not an easy feat, but it is an important one.
Do you and your family live in an older home? Your children might be at risk for lead poisoning, a serious condition that can irreversibly damage the nervous system, brain and other organs.
This year, skip the word diet and instead use these six tips to help your family develop healthy habits that will stick – for life.
Kindergarten enrollment age is rising, but benefits of academic red-shirting are debatable. Concerns about sports, developmental skills and social maturity factor in, but parents should consider carefully before deciding to delay registration to age 6.
As news of terrorist attacks and plots dominate the television news stream, it can be a challenge for parents to know how to best address their children’s questions and fears. Get expert tips on how to talk to kids about terrorism.
When a baby is born with yellowish eyes and skin, most moms and dads start to panic. This yellow discoloration in a newborn is called jaundice, and it’s a common issue.
You can give kids a strong start to their day with a simple, nutritious breakfast — and the rewards are great. A healthy first meal gives kids energy and balanced nutrition. Research shows that eating a good breakfast may help with thinking, memory, academic performance, attendance and mood.
Before the pool closes, consider taking steps to guarantee you and your family a seamless start to the school year.
Sunday is Father’s Day, a time when many dads will be treated like kings – and rightfully so! A healthy and positive father-child relationship provides countless benefits for kids of all ages, from babies to teenagers.
Canning your own fruits and vegetables at home has many benefits, but it also brings an increased risk for food-borne illness. While a rare occurence, botulism is usually is associated with home canning. It is dangerous and can even be deadly. Types of botulism Botulism is a serious illness that paralyzes muscles and can even … Read More