kids health

Bring on the April Showers With Non-Toxic Rain Gear for Kids

Bring on the April Showers With Non-Toxic Rain Gear for Kids

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9 Year-Old Girl Starts BeeSweet Lemonade Business in an Effort to Save the Honey Bees

9 Year-Old Girl Starts BeeSweet Lemonade Business in an Effort to Save the Honey Bees

When most 9 year-olds are racing home after school to play outside with their friends, Mikaila Ulmer is negotiating contracts with national natural food retail stores. The young entrepreneur is the

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BOOK REVIEW: Mayim’s Vegan Table: More than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes from My Family to Yours

BOOK REVIEW: Mayim’s Vegan Table: More than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes from My Family to Yours

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“Pain Squad” App Enables Young Cancer Patients to Make a Game out of Keeping a Pain Diary

“Pain Squad” App Enables Young Cancer Patients to Make a Game out of Keeping a Pain Diary

After a full day of radiation and chemotherapy, the very last thing a cancer patient wants to do is dwell on pain. Yet, in order for doctors to accurately assess a sufferer’s treatment, pain

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7 Heart Healthy Foods & How to Incorporate Them into Your Family’s Diet

7 Heart Healthy Foods & How to Incorporate Them into Your Family’s Diet

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Let Your Kids Dish Up Their Own Meals to Prevent Overeating & Encourage Them to Try New Foods

Let Your Kids Dish Up Their Own Meals to Prevent Overeating & Encourage Them to Try New Foods

Photo by Shutterstock Science has a curious way of turning long-held assumptions into subjects for reevaluation. For example, who knew that letting kids as young as two years-old serve themselves meals

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TellSpec is a Handheld Device That Detects Food Allergens and Environmental Toxins

TellSpec is a Handheld Device That Detects Food Allergens and Environmental Toxins

Unless you’re making every single meal from scratch, it is almost impossible to tell what ingredients are hiding in your child’s food. For those kids with food sensitivities or serious food

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EPA Being Sued for Pesticide Contamination in Predominantly Latino California Schools

EPA Being Sued for Pesticide Contamination in Predominantly Latino California Schools

In 1999, mom Maria Garcia filed an administrative complaint with the EPA to halt the use of highly toxic pesticides that were contaminating schools in predominantly Latino communities in California, in

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The Pedia-Pod is a Green Prefabricated Unit Designed to Make Kids Forget They’re in the Hospital

The Pedia-Pod is a Green Prefabricated Unit Designed to Make Kids Forget They’re in the Hospital

Image courtesy of Margaret Badore from Treehugger No matter how colorful and creative the playrooms are in a hospital, kids are still very aware that they’re in a medical facility. But thanks to an

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Wisconsin Schools Install Expensive Air Filters to Keep Kids Safe from Fracking Sand

Wisconsin Schools Install Expensive Air Filters to Keep Kids Safe from Fracking Sand

The state of Wisconsin is currently experiencing a fracking boom. As energy extraction projects increase, sand from the mines is jettisoned into the air and poses health risks for locals. Officials for

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New Research Suggests Subtle Signs of Autism May be Detectable in Babies as Young as 12 Months

New Research Suggests Subtle Signs of Autism May be Detectable in Babies as Young as 12 Months

Photo by Shutterstock The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) currently recommends screening children for autism when they are 18 months of age or older. However, new research discussed by Patricia

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6 Eco-friendly Ways to Survive Cold & Flu Season

6 Eco-friendly Ways to Survive Cold & Flu Season

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HOW TO: Make Homemade Organic Vapor Rub

HOW TO: Make Homemade Organic Vapor Rub

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5 All Natural Flu Remedies For Babies & Kids

5 All Natural Flu Remedies For Babies & Kids

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HOW TO: Make Scrumptious Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin Cupcakes

HOW TO: Make Scrumptious Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin Cupcakes

As the weather starts to get chilly and pumpkins seem to be congregating on every corner, this vegan pumpkin cupcake recipe will satisfy the heartiest fall sweet tooth. Show your appreciation for pumpkins

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The Red Fred Project Enables Critically-ill Children to Create & Publish Their Own Storybook

The Red Fred Project Enables Critically-ill Children to Create & Publish Their Own Storybook

For some children, the story of their lives begins with an enormous challenge. Faced with a critical illness, they are unable to play and experience childhood like their peers. Red Fred Project creator

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7 Unique Ways To Enjoy A Fall Hike With Your Family

7 Unique Ways To Enjoy A Fall Hike With Your Family

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Kick Off Child Passenger Safety Week with an Eco Car Seat from Clek

Kick Off Child Passenger Safety Week with an Eco Car Seat from Clek

September 15th-21st is Child Passenger Safety Week and Saturday, September 21st is National Seat Check Day, so now is the perfect time to have your car seat or booster seat checked, even if you are a

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