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The Perfect Birthday Cake!
In a perfect world, my children would never eat sugar, always sleep through the night and always say thank you. Nothing is ever perfect and I am reminded every time I plan a child's birthday...
Toddler Health™ Will Now Be Available
Approved by Whole Foods Southwest Region, Toddler Health™ has taken a major step toward its mission of providing the right tools for parents eager to raise healthy and fit kids in an age of picky...
Junk Food Advertising and Your Child
The advertising industry makes junk food seem irresistible, and it may well be, as recent research shows that children could become physically addicted to junk food. In a recent study, Dr. Robert...
Ask Chef Drew
No need to make your taste buds wait for a little bit of Holiday heaven. Here's a fantastic recipe for Gingerbread Cookies!Gingerbread CookiesIngredients:1 Stick Butter, softened3/4 Cup Brown...
Spicy Crab Soup
Did you know that this past January 29, 2006, marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year and is considered to be the year of the Dog? Just because you missed the festivities of the Chinese New Year...
Grilling Choices For Your Barbeque
One of the most heated summer debates doesn't focus on global warming or even safe sun techniques; it's Gas versus Charcoal grilling.While even empirical evidence wouldn't persuade the...
Use Preventative Dentistry
If one waits for discomfort or pain, it is often too late to treat a dental problem and drastic measures must be taken to alleviate pain, loss of teeth and costly surgeries. Interceptive orthodontics...
Nana's Garden: Be Pampered By Celebrity Moms!
"Nana's Garden" is a must for any mom that wants to pamper herself and have fun with the kids at the same time. While mom indulges in a massage, facial, pedicure, and beauty treatments...
Magnetic Therapy for Your Family
The reason I am writing about this miraculous cure is because I started out with a rotator cuff problem. I mean, lots of excruciating pain--could not lift my arm over my head -- could not turn over...
Answers for ADHD and Autism
Sarah's eight-year-old daughter Leah was out of control. She had been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and put on Risperdal, an anti-psychotic medication. "The...
Holiday Clothes
As parents we want our kids to look great for the holidays. But holiday clothes shopping for an overweight, or even chubby child or teen, can be stressful for your child and for you!Maggie, mother of...
Finding a Program that Fits Your Personality
Well, here we are, at the beginning of our journey to turn the tide on the years of "less than optimally healthy" behavior. No more excuses. Last month, we told you that we were going to...
Playgrounds are Beneficial to Parents
We all know the benefits of exercise, but as busy parents, working out can be the first thing dropped from the to do list. However, using our inherent parental ability to multitask, fitting in daily...
Children are Becoming Too Obese to Be Active
We're all aware of how obesity rates are still climbing in scale crunching numbers. But did you know that team sports are dwindling in record numbers - and have been over the past decade?There...
Females are Experimenting With Drugs at a Higher Rate
A recently released analysis of the National Survey on Drug use and Health revealed what therapists who work with teenage girls have long suspected and parents of teenage girls have not wanted to...
Talking to Your Kids About Drugs
Christopher Lawford knows a lot about drugs. He hit rock bottom when drugs ruled his life. His best-selling book, Symptoms of Withdrawal, about his drug and alcohol addiction and recovery, will be...
Save the Babies, Improve Your Healthcare
Choosing the color scheme of your nursery, picking out just the right baby name and meeting with pediatricians - these are just some of the choices that expectant parents make to prepare for their...
Saving Your Child From Their Cold Medicine
Any time your child gets a cold, your deepest mommy caregiver instincts suddenly take over. You just want your baby to feel better so she can finally rest and you can get the family schedule back on...
Senior Health
In many cultures, the elderly are revered and honored and celebrated for their wisdom and longevity. For instance, the Okinawans in Japan have a celebration when a resident turns 97. They are...
How to Find a Pediatrician
Q. Where And When Should I Start Looking For A Pediatrician?A. You should begin searching for a pediatrician in the final months of pregnancy and both parents should be present at the interview. When...