Health

How to Have Fun at the Dentist

Posted February 18, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

The dentist can be scary for young kids — and big ones too! Make it easier for your child and you will ensure a lifetime of healthy teeth.

8 Reasons to Give Your Kids Water Instead of Soda

Posted February 14, 2013 by Fred Lee

Getting our kids to drink water instead of soda is better for them on so many levels, it's a wonder we aren't all doing it.

7 Random Acts of Kindness to Do With the Kids

Posted February 11, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

The perfect way to celebrate Valentine's Day? With random acts of kindness. Just be sure to include the kids.

How to Treat Head Lice: What Parents Need to Know

Posted February 2, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Head lice might be a normal part of childhood, but it's still something no parent wants to deal with. Get the facts you need and learn how to eliminate this pesky problem once and for all.

A Shot in the Dark: Is the Flu Vaccine the Best Way to Protect Your Family From the Flu?

Posted January 29, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

A flu outbreak is sweeping the nation. But is the flu shot the best way to protect yourself and your family?

How to Decorate a "Green" Baby Nursery

Posted January 25, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Looking to decorate a "green" nursery for your new bundle of joy? Here are some of the things you need to consider.

Unplugged: 6 Good Reasons to Disconnect from Technology

Posted January 24, 2013 by Fred Lee

Constant texting and cell phone use can be distracting to the point where it can be hazardous to your children's health.

How to Include Children With Disabilities in Your Family Exercise Routine

Posted January 22, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Planning to exercise more in 2013? Plan on including your child with disabilities too!

Healthy All Over: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 01/17, 2:00 EST For a Chance to Win!

Posted January 17, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Health headlines are all over. Are you and your family paying attention? Check out our healthy family resources and join our weekly chat today for a chance to win.

How to Eat Healthier as a Family This Year

Posted January 15, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Healthy eating is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. If you've added exercise to your routine, you're going to want to make some changes to your diet too. Get the kids excited about it with these simple ideas.

How to Get Your Family Exercising This Year

Posted January 14, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Want to be healthier? Do it as a family with these simple ideas.

Beat Those Winter Blues: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 01/10, 2:00 EST For a Chance to Win!

Posted January 10, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Join our weekly Twitter chat today. We're talking about keeping your family healthy and happy during the cold winter months.

ProSquad: Looking at the Big Picture When Your Child Has a Fever

Posted January 2, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Use these fever facts from Dr. Melissa Arca to help determine whether or not to take your child to the doctor when her temperature is higher than normal.

Daydream Believer: 7 Tips to Help Slow Things Down in 2013

Posted January 1, 2013 by Fred Lee

Slowing down and daydreaming may have cognitive health benefits for children and parents alike.

15 Tips on Healthy Eating Over the Holidays

Posted December 19, 2012 by Fred Lee

During the holidays, healthy eating can be a challenge but it's still important for the health and well-being of your family.

Child Behaving Badly? It Could Be What She’s Eating

Posted December 18, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Is your child exhibiting some not-so-pretty behavior? It could be what she's eating, according to some studies. Avoiding some food additives could help.

ProSquad: Shopping for the Right Toys and Transitioning Siblings Into the Same Bedroom

Posted December 15, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

Today's ProSquad experts give suggestions for choosing your child's perfect toy, and how to help kids make the transition to sharing a bedroom with a sibling.

Special Needs Gift Guide 2012

Posted December 12, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Finding the perfect toy for a child with different abilities is easier than you think. Here are 10 of our favorite gifts for children with special needs this season.

The Today Show Health Controversy: Inaccurate News Reports and What Parents Can Do About It

Posted November 14, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Can we really trust the news? Inaccurate information is constantly being relayed by trusted news sources. But you don't have to stand by and take it. Be your own reporter and get the facts.

Should You Be Worried About GMOs in Your Family's Diet?

Posted November 10, 2012 by Maggie Wells

On the ballot this November, California will decide whether or not to label GMOs in food. What are GMOs, and are they affecting our children's overall health?

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