- April 30th, 2013
The passion Marge Perry has for all things culinary is obvious when you talk about her cooking program at the Kip’s Bay Boys and Girls Club in the Bronx. The club is a nonprofit organization that provides programs and activities for kids from 6 to 18 that “instill a sense of competence, a sense of belonging, and a sense of power and influence,” according to their website.How Marge Perry’s “happy accident” helped teens make healthier choicesBy Amy Vergin
- March 1st, 2013
A: All the responsibility of feeding, walking, and loving a pet translates into children being caring with other children. It also teaches them to treat the animal how they want to be treated. Ask your kids to put themselves in the place of their pet. Ask them how they feel when they are loved; how they feel when they are disrespected. Your dog feels all these things too.
- September 30th, 2012
A recent study showed that house dust from homes with dogs appears to protect against infection with a common respiratory virus that is associated with the development of asthma in children.
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, recently presented their findings at the 2012 General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.
- July 29th, 2011
Do you remember when your mom or grandmother urged you to smother your newborn baby in scented lotions or oils to get that baby fresh smell? Although that “fresh baby” smell may have made grandma feel good, what did those lotions or oils do to your baby?Keep our baby clean and smelling great with natural products and common sense.By Jenn Benson
- April 1st, 2011By Carol Fenster
- September 1st, 2010
Life has improved significantly since 1975, the year Captain & Tennille topped the charts and super-curly perms and pantsuits were everywhere. The US has made tremendous advances in scientific research and medicine (and, as many would argue, in fashion and music, too).
Think your kids are better off than you were? Think again. Half of American children now suffer from chronic illnesses that can be traced to technology overload, processed foods, sedentary lifestyles, and stress. We give parents easy solutions to overcome today's health pitfalls.By Sarah Tuff
- September 1st, 2009
POP QUIZ: Besides homework and art projects, what’s your kid likely to bring home during the first few weeks of school? That’s right, a cold. But it’s not just exposure to the germs of hundreds of other children that’ll keep her bed-bound. Creeping stress levels and poor eating habits also are to blame.Turns out it takes more than an apple a day to keep your little ones out of the doctor’s office. Here’s what you need to make this fall their healthiest yet.By Melody Warnick