Health

The Importance of Dietary Fiber and 8 Ways to Get More

Posted February 6, 2017 by Fred Lee

Fiber is an important nutrient for optimal health, and yet it is one we tend to ignore. Here are some suggestions on how to get more in every meal.

How to Squeeze in a Nap When You're Busy and Exhausted

Posted February 3, 2017 by David James

Parents, are you tired? If so, you might need a nap. Here are some ways to squeeze one in.

What to Do With All That Halloween Candy

Posted October 31, 2016 by David James

Your home is overrun by Halloween candy. What to do with it all? Here are some suggestions.

8 Ways to Make Unhealthy Breakfasts Healthier

Posted October 4, 2016 by Fred Lee

While convenience foods make breakfast quick and easy, they are often high in sugar and simple carbohydrates while lacking in nutrition. Here are some steps to ensure that their kids get the proper nutrition they need.

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Eat Healthy at School

Posted September 30, 2016 by David James

You worry that your kids are eating healthy at school. Here's how to stop worrying.

7 Ways to Get Your Kid to Love Brushing Their Teeth

Posted August 15, 2016 by David James

Getting your kids to brush their teeth is a chore. Here are some ways to make it less stressful.

Parenting Classes: Are They Ever Worth it?

Posted March 23, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Some parenting classes are worth the money, but some might be a waste of your time.

To My Daughter on Her Third Birthday

Posted February 26, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

It's your birthday. And your life is a blessing.

Why You Should Take Another Look At Cloth Diapers

Posted December 30, 2015 by Fred Lee

For new parents, the thought of using cloth diapers on their baby is not even an option, but today's cloth diapers are easier and a more convenient alternative than in the past.

How to Help Your Kids Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

Posted December 22, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Are you worried your children might not be getting enough sleep? Here's a list of small changes you can make to help them get the rest they need.

How to Never Eat Fast Food Again in 6 Easy Steps

Posted December 13, 2015 by David James

Buying fast food for you and your kids is often the easy choice. But there are ways to avoid it. Here's how.

A Parent's Take on the WHO Processed Food Report

Posted November 24, 2015 by David James

That recent report on processed foods, like hot dogs and bacon, being linked to cancer caused some tough discussions in our house. Here's why.

Is My Baby Sleeping Enough?

Posted November 16, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Babies are all different. Some sleep constantly, others hardly at all. Here's a handy guide to help you answer the question: Is my baby sleeping enough?

The Flu Shot: Why Our Family Has Always Skipped It

Posted September 27, 2015 by David James

This is why we've always skipped the flu shot, and why we know we need it now.

Yes, You Should Get the Flu Shot

Posted September 24, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

The flu vaccine isn't just about you. You protect others when you protect yourself.

Healthy Alternatives to 10 Unhealthy Foods

Posted September 10, 2015 by Fred Lee

Many food choices seem to be healthy, but in fact are not. With a little awareness and planning, you can still feed your family wholesome and delicious foods that you'll feel good about.

8 Signs Your Child May Be Addicted to Technology and What To Do About It

Posted September 3, 2015 by Fred Lee

Technology is an integral part of our kids' lives, but when they are having trouble turning off their screens, it could be a signal of "tech addiction" and may require some parental intervention.

The Chaotic Mom’s Guide to Medication Organization

Posted September 2, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Even the least organized among us can get it together when it comes to organizing your child's medications.

The Importance of Taking Family Vacations, and 10 Ways to Get It Done

Posted August 9, 2015 by Fred Lee

Family vacations are an important part of our physical, social, and emotional health, so it is essential to make the time to spend with them relaxing, having fun, and reconnecting.

The “Not a Sandwich” Sandwich and 5 Other Healthy Lunches Kids Will Eat

Posted August 6, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Packing school lunches can be quite the chore. Make it easier on the family with these ideas.

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