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5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating

5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating

Three cheers for cauliflower! Pass the spinach, please! Sound familiar? We wish. It isn’t easy getting kids to gobble up greens, veggies and other healthy foods. But there are some things parents can do to encourage good eating habits and to get kids ...
Inside the Mind of a Non-GMO-Obsessed Mom

Inside the Mind of a Non-GMO-Obsessed Mom

When I first started this journey into eco-friendly, organic, non-GMO living, I said, “I wont go overboard or anything. Just a few brand changes, no big deal.” Three years later, I’ve turned into an obsessive label reader and a from-scratch stickler! ...
6 Great Probiotics for Kids

6 Great Probiotics for Kids

I didn’t know much about probiotics before I became a mom—then, I gave birth to an adorable little boy who spent the first two years of his life either developing or recovering from an ear infection. That bright pink Amoxicillin suspension usually ch ...
4 Natural Ways to Clean Baby Toys

4 Natural Ways to Clean Baby Toys

Babies: they’re just so cute…and so, so unhygienic. Chew on a teething cookie, smear soggy cookie crumbs all over a toy, throw toy on the ground, pick up the toy and put it in their toothless little mouth—that’s all in a day’s work for a baby! The qu ...
Give Your Kids’ Diet a Mediterranean Makeover

Give Your Kids’ Diet a Mediterranean Makeover

Children who follow a Mediterranean-style diet—think nuts, grains, legumes, fish, fresh produce—are 15 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than kids who don’t eat typically these foods, according to a recent study conducted by researchers a ...
3 Ways to Trick Your Kids into Eating Vegetables

3 Ways to Trick Your Kids into Eating Vegetables

If your children yearn for vegetables the way mine clamor for candy, congratulations. But before you get too cocky, be aware that this phase may pass—my daughter cried at her first birthday party when she was asked to put down her broccoli spear to e ...