health & body

5 Excellent Reasons to Make Your Kids Walk to School

5 Excellent Reasons to Make Your Kids Walk to School

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ALERT: Pregnant Women Should NOT Use Antibacterial Products

ALERT: Pregnant Women Should NOT Use Antibacterial Products

Scientists recently reported that many pregnant women and their fetuses are being exposed to possible health problems linked to antibacterial products. The research, presented at the 248th National

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New Solar-Powered Mobile Technology Helps Prevent Prenatal Deaths in India

New Solar-Powered Mobile Technology Helps Prevent Prenatal Deaths in India

According to Quartz, millions of Indians have limited to zero access to hospitals or clinical laboratories. Clearly this poses a huge problem for the population, but women especially, and more

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A Week of Bento Box Lunch Ideas for Back to School

A Week of Bento Box Lunch Ideas for Back to School

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HOW TO: Make Your Own Natural, Effective Gripe Water Using Just Three Ingredients

HOW TO: Make Your Own Natural, Effective Gripe Water Using Just Three Ingredients

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HOW TO: Make a Natural Sleep Aid Lotion with Magnesium & Lavender Oil for Newborns, Kids & Adults

HOW TO: Make a Natural Sleep Aid Lotion with Magnesium & Lavender Oil for Newborns, Kids & Adults

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‘It Takes a Village’ So Why are Modern Mothers More Isolated Than Ever?

‘It Takes a Village’ So Why are Modern Mothers More Isolated Than Ever?

Bunmi Laditan’s wildly popular article ‘I Miss the Village,’ will resonate with every mother. In a society that has unprecedented means of staying connected via technology, mothers still

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5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

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Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day: Important Reminders About Keeping Kids Out of Hot Cars

Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day: Important Reminders About Keeping Kids Out of Hot Cars

It’s the height of summer, which means it’s also time for a super important safety reminder. Never, ever, leave your child alone in your vehicle, not even for a minute. Even with a window

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Exploring the Mind-Body Connection: How Getting Our Kids Moving Can Help Them Learn Better

Exploring the Mind-Body Connection: How Getting Our Kids Moving Can Help Them Learn Better

For the many parents who are concerned that kids are spending increasingly ridiculous amounts of time in front of a screen (including during school hours), there is a silver lining on the horizon: the

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Research Shows that Spanking May Lead to Less Gray Matter in Kids’ Brains

Research Shows that Spanking May Lead to Less Gray Matter in Kids’ Brains

To spank or not to spank is one of those heated debates that can turn a room full of otherwise logical parents into a room full of crazy people. Many think that spanking is no longer as popular here in

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Alyssa Milano Discusses Healthy Pregnancy Body Image

Alyssa Milano Discusses Healthy Pregnancy Body Image

Mistresses star Alyssa Milano and husband David Bugliari recently announced that they’re expecting a daughter in early fall. With this pregnancy, as with her first pregnancy (Milano has an almost

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Your Kid’s Toys May be Free of Phthalates, But a Hefty Amount of the Chemicals May Still Lurk in Their Food

Your Kid’s Toys May be Free of Phthalates, But a Hefty Amount of the Chemicals May Still Lurk in Their Food

Phthalates are a class of harmful chemicals that have been in headline news for years. After enough consumers expressed concern, phthalates have finally become less common in children’s toys, body care

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6 Sneaky Food Additives: Where They Like to Hide & Why You Should Avoid Them at All Costs

6 Sneaky Food Additives: Where They Like to Hide & Why You Should Avoid Them at All Costs

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HOW TO: Make a Refreshing Body Spray the Whole Family Can Use (Even Your Dog)

HOW TO: Make a Refreshing Body Spray the Whole Family Can Use (Even Your Dog)

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Is Lack of Recess Breaks Causing the Alarming Rise in ADHD Diagnoses Among Children?

Is Lack of Recess Breaks Causing the Alarming Rise in ADHD Diagnoses Among Children?

The stats are pretty staggering: as many as 11% of school-aged children in the country have been diagnosed with ADHD since 2011. 10,000 toddlers have also been diagnosed with and medicated for the same

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16 Essential Vegan Foods to Stock Up on to Switch Your Family to a Plant-Based Diet

16 Essential Vegan Foods to Stock Up on to Switch Your Family to a Plant-Based Diet

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Study Finds Babies Born to Healthy Mothers are Extremely Similar in Size Worldwide

Study Finds Babies Born to Healthy Mothers are Extremely Similar in Size Worldwide

In the past, researchers have suggested that ‘race’ and ‘ethnicity’ are the two factors most largely responsible for the vast differences in the size of babies born in different

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