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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.

10 Ways to Encourage Kids to Do Chores

Posted November 29, 2016 by Fred Lee

Chores are an important part of your children's development and can be a fun and rewarding experience for kids and parents alike.

7 Things to Discuss With Your Kids About the 2016 Election

Posted November 1, 2016 by Fred Lee

As the current election nears, it is a good time to talk to your kids about some important social and historical issues that surround this important event.

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.

10 Reasons Kids Should Help Out in the Kitchen

Posted April 11, 2016 by Fred Lee

When your kids work with you in the kitchen, it is a win-win for everyone.

How to Choose the Right Cloth Diaper for Your Baby

Posted March 18, 2016 by Fred Lee

Modern cloth diapers are better than ever at keeping your baby comfortable and dry, and with so many options to choose from, parents can find a choice that works for them.

10 Smart Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Posted February 15, 2016 by Fred Lee

Winter is on the downward slide, but there is still plenty of cold weather ahead, so here are some helpful tips to beat the winter blues.

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 Put Down the Phone And Focus More On Your Kids

Posted December 24, 2015 by Fred Lee

As crazy as it sounds, our obsession with our phones can make it seem like we love them more than we do our own children. Here are the warning signs.

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.

10 Foods We Think are Healthy for Our Kids but Aren't

Posted August 11, 2015 by Fred Lee

In the quest to give your family a wholesome diet, some so-called "healthier options" are not as heathy as food manufacturers want you to think.

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.

4 Cool Soups for Hot Summer Days

Posted August 4, 2015 by Fred Lee

After a day in the hot summer sun, chilled soups are a great way to cool your family off while enjoying a meal together.

10 Ways to Keep Young Minds Engaged Over Summer

Posted July 7, 2015 by Fred Lee

Summer is time for fun in the sun, but it can also be an opportunity to keep young minds humming and to continue the rewarding journey of learning.

Breaking Tradition: Why Being a SAHD Makes Sense

Posted July 2, 2015 by Fred Lee

Being a stay-at-home dad is breaking with tradition, but the challenges and rewards are something that every dad can appreciate.

8 "New Parent Rules" You Can Break

Posted June 5, 2015 by Fred Lee

Modern parenting is fraught with new information that tells us what is right and wrong. But sometimes things can get out of hand, and like everything in life, sometimes you just have to bend or break the rules.

10 Ways You're Making Your Child Unhealthy

Posted May 29, 2015 by Fred Lee

Even though parents have the best of intentions, there are certain things that we do that might not be the best thing for our children.

14 Ways to Make Stress Work for You

Posted May 21, 2015 by Fred Lee

Stress can make us miserable and shorten our lives, but in small to moderate doses, it might benefit us in terms of our productivity, intellect, and even our immunity.

10 Foods You Can Grow in Your Kitchen

Posted May 17, 2015 by Fred Lee

Spring is here, and that means finally seeing green grass and new life sprouting up. Here's how to do in your very own kitchen.

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