Health

A Great Fall Meal With Fresh Tomatoes

Posted November 7, 2012 by Fred Lee

Roasted tomato and red pepper soup with warm lentil salad makes a wonderful meal that is healthy, delicious, and bound to please even the pickiest eater.

The Dove Movement for Self-Esteem: Empowering Our Daughters to Understand True Beauty

Posted November 3, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Want to boost your daughter's self-esteem and help her understand the meaning of true beauty? The Dove Movement for Self-Esteem has created all the tools you need to get started.

ProSquad: National Adoption Month and Constipation in Young Children

Posted November 2, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

National Adoption Awareness Month and an important health issues for young children are being covered by our ProSquad experts today.

Childhood Vaccination Information Roundup

Posted October 30, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Have questions about childhood immunizations? We've rounded up the resources you need to make informed decisions about vaccination.

7 Ways to Be a Leader in Healthy Living

Posted October 27, 2012 by Fred Lee

Setting the good example for your kids by being healthy will result in both you and your entire family feeling better.

The Flu Vaccine 101: Most Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Posted October 26, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Considering the flu shot? Wondering if it's worth it? Consult our Flu Vaccine 101 guide and take any further questions or concerns straight to your doctor.

ProSquad: Children's Sleep and Homework Tips

Posted October 24, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

Our ProSquad experts are on top of this week's questions: Is your child getting enough sleep? And how can a parent help an active child manage the homework chore?

13 Tips for a Safe and Healthy Halloween

Posted October 18, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Halloween should be safe, not scary! Remember these 13 tips for a safe, healthy, and "ghoulishly" good holiday.

6 Steps to a Safer Family Medicine Cabinet

Posted October 2, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Your medicine cabinet is meant to keep your family healthy — but it can also be dangerous if you aren't careful. Be sure to follow these 6 steps to ensure a safer medicine cabinet in your home.

9 Healthy After-School Snacks You’ll Want to Steal From the Kids

Posted October 1, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Kids are hungry after school, and so are parents. If you're tired of all the added ingredients found in typical store-bought snacks, try getting creative. Each of these snacks are healthy and will have kids begging for more.

Reasons Your Child Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast

Posted September 24, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Going to school hungry hurts a child in more ways than one. If you are struggling to find the time or the money for breakfast, you can find a way to make it happen. It will affect your child's academic performance and change the course of her life.

Interview: Dad, Chef, and Cookbook Author, G. Garvin

Posted September 22, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

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Check out what The Cooking Channel's G. Garvin has to say about getting healthy dinners on the table, packing a great lunch, and connecting with kids — both in and out of the kitchen.

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep: Tips for the Whole Family

Posted September 11, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Sleep can be a challenging issue for families, but we've got the tips you need to help you get more of it.

6 Tips for Building a Better Back-to-School Breakfast

Posted September 3, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Need help building a healthier back-to-school breakfast for your kids? Put away the Pop Tarts and follow these six tips for better morning meals.

The National Rally for Change Launches a Birth Revolution on Labor Day

Posted August 29, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

There are 49 other countries in the world where it is safer to give birth than here in the U.S. The National Rally for Change is launching a "birth revolution" on Labor Day in the hopes of changing this shocking statisic.

Why Children With Autism Should Have a New Pet

Posted August 22, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

It's a well-known fact that pets provide many benefits to children. But a new study shows that the benefits of having a new pet are substantial for children with autism.

Healthy Sandwiches and Snacks for Your Child’s Lunchbox

Posted August 17, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Your child's lunch doesn't have to be boring or routine. Change things up a bit with some fun sandwich and snack ideas that the kids can help make!

How to Stay Fit When the School Year Starts

Posted August 7, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Staying in shape during the busy school year doesn't have to be impossible. Follow these tips to stay fit and healthy, even in the midst of homework, science projects, and extracurricular activities.

Gymnastics for the Non-Olympian

Posted July 30, 2012 by Maggie Wells

There's no getting around it: someone in your household is going to want to be a gymnast by the time the Olympic closing ceremony airs. What does gymnastics offer the average kid?

The Thriving Child: New Book Shares Tips for Parents of Children With Food Allergies

Posted July 20, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

In her new book The Thriving Child, author Erica Reid shares tips for parents of children with food allergies, as well as suggestions for all parents who want to raise a happy, healthy child.

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