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  • Are We Too Sweet
    Healthy Snacks
    Are We Too Sweet? Our Kids' Addiction to Sugar
    You'd be hard-pressed to find a child who doesn't love sugary foods, and chances are the processed or packaged food your child eats has some amount of added sugar. But a sweet tooth isn't as harmless as it might seem. Our country's addiction to ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Super Bowl Recipes Chili
    Food
    4 Super Bowl Recipes to Please the Whole Crowd
    It's February, and for me, that means only one thing: Super Bowl snacks! Now, I love a good plate of wings as much as the next gal, but when I host a Super Bowl party, I want to make sure I've got everyone covered: my vegetarian friends, my food...
    Laurie Mega
  • Apples and Cheese
    Nutritional Information
    9 Snacks with No High-Fructose Corn Syrup
    High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is everywhere you look, from the breads you eat to the soft drinks you consume. HFCS has been linked to the obesity epidemic and the development of type two diabetes. Although it may seem impossible to avoid, the...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Exercise Safety During Pregnancy
    Ask an OB-GYN: Foods To Avoid While Pregnant
    We all know not to drink alcohol while pregnant. But are there other foods you should avoid. Dr. Chloe Zera of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston lets you know. ...
  • Thanksgiving Cranberry Recipes
    Food
    8 Delicious Cranberry Recipes for Thanksgiving
    When you think Thanksgiving dinner, you probably think turkey, potatoes and cranberry sauce. But there's so much more you can do with these very versatile berries. Looking for a warm, delicious bread, or maybe a chutney to replace that old sauce...
    Laurie Mega
  • Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe
    Food
    4 Indulgent (and Oh-So-Easy) Chocolate Dessert Recipes
    We all have our secret stash of treats just for us (and maybe our partner), but what if you want something more? Something indulgent that goes beyond that bag of chocolates hidden in the cabinet? Whether you're looking for a special dessert to wh...
    Laura Richards
  • Freezing and Thawing Foods
    Food
    How to Freeze and Thaw Leftovers to Reduce Waste
    Have you ever been left with so many leftovers after a party or a big dinner that there's no way you'd ever be able to eat them all before they go bad? (Or before you got sick of eating the same thing over and over again?) You can greatly the ex...
    Jyl Steinbeck
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Slow Cooker Meatloaf
    Food
    Weeknight Meal Planner: 5 Easy Crockpot Meals for Your Busy Workweek
    Is it possible to cook a healthy nutritious meal when you get home late from work and don't feel up to slaving over a hot stove? Yes, it is! Say sayonara to questionable TV dinners and expensive takeout. Enter the best life hack around: a crockpo...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Easy Rosh Hashanah Recipes the Whole Family will Enjoy
    Holidays
    Easy Rosh Hashanah Recipes the Whole Family will Enjoy
    Rosh Hashanah recipes don't have to be difficult to follow. In fact, the easier they are to make, the more you can enjoy making them! All of the recipes featured here can be made simply and presented as rustic creations, but they also look great...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • 10 superfoods for kids shopping fruit and vegetables
    Keeping Kids Healthy
    10 Superfoods for Kids
    One dilemma most parents encounter is the daily grind of getting their kids to eat -- and that's eat anything, let alone eating healthy foods. If you're nodding in agreement, rest assured countless moms and dads feel your pain. Still, focus on de...
    Steven Auger
  • Young girl eating a oatmeal with berries after a workout
    Maintaining Weight Loss
    Calorie Intake for Weight Loss and Weight Management
    Counting the calories in each morsel of food that you eat is not the way to go. But you can get a general idea of how many total calories you should eat each day, to either maintain or lose weight, with the following formula: First find your BM...
  • easy crockpot recipes
    Food
    5 Easy Crockpot Recipes for Busy Moms
    When you're a mom on the go taking your kiddos to lessons, after-school classes, and sports, it can feel nearly impossible to prepare nourishing, homemade meals for your family on a regular basis. Well good news wondermom - utilizing that crockpo...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • how to stick to a healthy diet when you
    Planning Healthy Meals
    How to Stick to a Healthy Diet When You’re a Parent on the Go
    You have to pick them both up from school. Then it’s the mad dash to her soccer game, and then right afterward, his swim meet. Once you get home, you’ll need to throw together a quick dinner and somehow allow enough time for homework and a re...
    Amy Magill
  • fourth of july food
    Fourth of July
    Five Unique Recipes for 4th of July. Sure to be the Star of the Party
    Everyone looks forward to burgers, barbecue, and hot dogs on Independence Day, but you can really make a splash at your family's potluck by making one of these 5 unique recipes for Fourth of July. Get your taste buds ready! Fourth of July Firecr...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Food
    General Nutrition
    Why Fruits and Vegetables Are Important
    Why Fruits and Vegetables Are Important There are so many reasons to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables every day. Everyone Needs to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables A growing body of research proves that fruits and vegetables are critical to pro...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Cinco de Mayo Tacos
    Food
    6 Kid-Friendly Cinco De Mayo Recipes
    Cinco de Mayo is always a fun holiday for my family as my husband's family is Latin, and they love taking the opportunity to get together and cook. It's been lots of fun learning their home recipes and favorite foods. Here is a little round-up of...