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Should You Leave Your Baby With the Gym Babysitter?

Should You Leave Your Baby With the Gym Babysitter?

You just had a baby. Your tummy’s seen flatter days, and after months of seeing that number on the scale go up, up, up, you probably can’t wait to see it go down, down, down… But how are you supposed to exercise when you’ve got an infant in your care ...
7 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect Mother Earth

7 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect Mother Earth

They paved paradise and put up a parking lot generations before we became moms, and since then the world has become a place where food comes from colorful boxes instead of farms and entertainment takes place on hand-held screens instead of running ar ...
The Best Self-Tanners for Children

The Best Self-Tanners for Children

I try to avoid exposing my children to unnecessary chemicals, whether that means using BPA-free sippy cups or skipping the popular brands of macaroni and cheese and choosing a non-GMO organic brand instead. I feel the same way about what I put on the ...
10 Tips for Raising Tidy Kids

10 Tips for Raising Tidy Kids

In some ways, it’s easier to let your children be slobs and do all of the cleaning yourself. That way, you can fluff your pillows exactly the way you want them fluffed, avoid getting cut by a butter knife when you reach into the place where you keep ...
5 Ways to Add More Fiber to Your Kid’s Diet

5 Ways to Add More Fiber to Your Kid’s Diet

Unless your child is the rare bran muffin addict or prune junkie, chances are that the foods he or she is clamoring for are scant on fiber. (Those chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese and white bread sammies most kids are clamoring for aren’t e ...
Stay-Well Tips for the Entire Family

Stay-Well Tips for the Entire Family

Staying healthy when you have a house full of walking, talking petri dishes ““”“ I mean kids ““”“ is no small feat. And while I don’t recommend you put your kids in a bubble until those spring bulbs you planted spout abo ...