parenting

Jaime Oliver’s Family Food Tube channel includes vegan recipes and healthy eating tips for families

Jaime Oliver’s Family Food Tube channel includes vegan recipes and healthy eating tips for families

Jaime Oliver’s quest to create awareness about healthy foods has taken him all over the world, and now he’s available in your own home. As the dad of four children, it’s no wonder that

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California’s mandatory vaccination bill SB277 violates parental rights and freedom of choice

California’s mandatory vaccination bill SB277 violates parental rights and freedom of choice

We reported last month on a proposed bill in California that would make child vaccinations a requirement for attendance in public and private schools. Following the news that the Senate passed the bill on

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Florida judge forces mother to consent to the circumcision of her 4 year-old son against her will

Florida judge forces mother to consent to the circumcision of her 4 year-old son against her will

In Florida yesterday, (May 22), a judge sentenced a four year-old boy named Chase to a circumcision. Heather Hironimus, the boy’s mother, lost a months-long court battle and was ultimately unable to

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Antibiotic use in infants linked to a variety of health issues in later life

Antibiotic use in infants linked to a variety of health issues in later life

When our little ones are feeling ill, our main priority is to get them better and back to their normal, cartwheeling, bouncing, running around selves. Many parents (and children’s doctors) turn

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Where do the world’s happiest children live?

Where do the world’s happiest children live?

Where do the happiest children in the world live? It depends on how you define happiness, according to Children’s Worlds International Survey of Children’s Well-Being. The recent survey,

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9 ways to declutter your home & keep it tidy (even if you have kids)

9 ways to declutter your home & keep it tidy (even if you have kids)

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Kids are spending over one full day online per week

Kids are spending over one full day online per week

Despite recommendations that children should not be exposed to more than two hours of screen time each day (and the less screen time, the better), a recent study of British youth found that the average

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Positive discipline methods + why you shouldn’t yell at or spank your kids

Positive discipline methods + why you shouldn’t yell at or spank your kids

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Designer Rachel Zoe opens an on-site office nursery for her employees’ babies

Designer Rachel Zoe opens an on-site office nursery for her employees’ babies

When five of designer Rachel Zoe’s employees announced their pregnancy within a period of a few months, she made an important and thoughtful decision: she had an office nursery built. For Zoe, the

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The best country in the world to be a mom is… (hint: it’s not the USA, which ranks 33rd)

The best country in the world to be a mom is… (hint: it’s not the USA, which ranks 33rd)

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Save the Children has released their annual “Mothers’ Index,” a scorecard of the best and worst places in the world to be a mom. Taking into

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Johnson & Johnson now offers up to 17 weeks of PAID parental leave for employees

Johnson & Johnson now offers up to 17 weeks of PAID parental leave for employees

The U.S. standard of paid parental leave would be laughable if it wasn’t so pathetic: our country is among the very few worldwide that doesn’t guarantee any paid maternity leave. Johnson

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10 simple ways to teach kids to be kind and compassionate

10 simple ways to teach kids to be kind and compassionate

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10 super fun DIY outdoor games!

10 super fun DIY outdoor games!

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Is free range parenting a crime?

Is free range parenting a crime?

A Maryland family is gaining national attention after the parents, Danielle and Sasha Meitiv, allowed their two children, 10 year-old Rafi and his 6 year-old sister, to go to the park to play sans adults.

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California lawmakers are considering a ban on child vaccine exemptions

California lawmakers are considering a ban on child vaccine exemptions

This week, the California state Senate health committee voted to push forward a bill that would ban parents from citing personal beliefs as the reason for opting out of vaccinations for their school aged

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“Strong is the New Pretty:” A mother captures her daughters’ strength in compelling snapshots

“Strong is the New Pretty:” A mother captures her daughters’ strength in compelling snapshots

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Two moms slow down & refocus their lives as parents with photo series “Stop Here. This is the Place.”

Two moms slow down & refocus their lives as parents with photo series “Stop Here. This is the Place.”

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Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, public celebrations of child-directed play

Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, public celebrations of child-directed play

Pop-Up Adventure Play is an organization with many goals, but their number one mission is to support children’s play. Founded in 2010, Pop-Up Adventure Play aims to help make children’s right to play

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