Health & Wellness

Tips on taking care

Serving sizes for toddlers

Serving sizes for toddlers

Parents often wonder how much food their toddlers should eat. Recent media coverage suggests over the past 20 years, restaurants and food companies have been […]

Daddy, will you please stop smoking?

Daddy, will you please stop smoking?

My dad smoked for much of his adult life. As a little girl, I learned about the dangers of smoking at school and lost a […]

Youth sports: 9 Football safety tips for kids

Youth sports: 9 Football safety tips for kids

Like most moms, I worry about the health and safety of my kids and sometimes wish I could cloak them in bubble wrap before sending […]

Resist the urge: 5 Places to ignore your phone

Resist the urge: 5 Places to ignore your phone

What can reduce stress, improve cognitive function and help with weight loss? A good night’s sleep. What’s a really easy way to mess with your […]

Plant-based nutrients required for healthy, glowing skin (and smoothie recipes)

Plant-based nutrients required for healthy, glowing skin (and smoothie recipes)

To have healthy and glowing skin it is crucial to pay attention to what we eat every day. Foods that are high in trans fatty […]

3 Features of physical fitness to combat aging

3 Features of physical fitness to combat aging

You may have a fear of aging and losing your edge. You might think to yourself, “I’ve become aware that I’m slowing down and losing […]

4 Ways the scale deceives you

4 Ways the scale deceives you

Many people are driven stark-raving mad by lack of weight loss or by wild fluctuations in their daily or weekly weigh-ins. But what do you […]

Colonoscopies save lives: Join the #ColonCancerACC chat 3/20 Noon ET

Colonoscopies save lives: Join the #ColonCancerACC chat 3/20 Noon ET

For the last year, I’ve had some weird health issues. In April 2013, I was very sick with what I thought was food poisoning. I […]