popular topics in health

  • picky eater little kid
    How to Help Picky Eaters Get the Nutrients They Need
    Whether your kiddos are budding foodies or the stingiest pickers, they still need help getting the nutrients they need to help them grow, boost their immune system and promote overall wellness. However, getting kids used to eating the vegetables,...
    Mitzi Dulan
  • little girl biting avocado as part of keto diet
    Is the Keto Diet Safe For Kids?
    Following a ketogenic (AKA keto) diet has become increasingly popular over the years. Following the low-carb, high-fat style of eating has proven to be beneficial with adults in quick weight loss results, and studies have shown it to be beneficia...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Kids
    The Birds and the Bees
    Explaining Sex to 8 Year Old
    An expert praises a mother for discussing sex with her 8-year-old son when the time was right. ...
  • woman practicing mindfulness drinking coffee on balcony
    Family Life
    5 Ways to be a More Mindful Mama
    It’s August. We are eight months into this year. What have you done for yourself this year? If your answer is nothing, we gotta change that, sister. Have you ever heard someone say you can’t pour from an empty cup? Of course you have, but the...
    HeHe Stewart
  • mom following sunscreen guidelines for babies
    5 Sunscreen Mistakes You’re Probably Making
    Unfortunately, misusing sunscreen and suncare products is more common than you might think! Luckily there are ways you can correct these typical mistakes so you and your kids can enjoy summertime fun without getting sunburnt. More: Your Guide to...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • child eating vegan meal
    Are Vegan Diets Safe for Kids?
    Following a vegan diet has become a very popular lifestyle choice for many families. Though people may have found it difficult to stick with a vegan lifestyle in the past, things have become much easier for vegans thanks to clearly labeled grocer...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Best essential oils for babies
    Babies and Toddlers
    Essential Oils for Babies: Safety + How to Use Them
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Health
    Sleep and Exercise Affect New Moms Differently Than New Dads
    Sleep and exercise are probably two of the top things new moms and new dads wish they had time for. Of course, their focus is on their beautiful new baby, but that baby probably has them running on empty and getting very little sleep and time for...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • woman and baby experiencing the benefits of yoga
    The Benefits of Yoga on Health and Self Confidence
    Yoga has completely transformed my life and the lives of countless others. If you had told me a year ago that yoga would become my new obsession, I would have looked at you like you were crazy.  As an Emergency Medicine Doctor, my mind was conti...
    Dr. Stephanie Burgos
  • mom making superfood powder popsicles
    Our 5 Favorite Superfood Powders and Recipes for Kids
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Brittany McCabe
  • girl eating a non gluten free diet
    Are Gluten-Free Diets Safe for Kids?
    My older daughter was diagnosed with Celiac disease (No consuming wheat!) last year; and ever since then we’ve had to change around our whole lifestyle by eliminating gluten from her diet—and answer lots of questions about Celiac from curious...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Health
    These Will Be The Top Trends in 2019 As Predicted by Pinterest
    When you’re looking for a way to change up anything in your life or home, chances are you turn to Pinterest for inspiration. It’s almost impossible not to find what you’re looking for there. Whether it be a new chocolate chip cookie recipe,...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • Prevent asthma in children at bay by reducing allergens such as flower pollen
    Children's General Health
    Treating Asthma in Kids During Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
    April showers might bring May flowers, but it can also bring a lot of allergies. Along with an increase in allergens floating around in the air, you might also see an increase in asthma problems in your children. Throughout Asthma and Allergy Aw...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Teens
    Your Child's Sexual Fixation
    When your child becomes obsessed with sex, your reaction should depend largely on your child's age. ...
  • young woman drinking fresh juice smoothie
    10 Health Changes to Make if You Plan to Get Pregnant in the New Year
    They say you’re never quite ready for everything motherhood throws your way--as much as you try. However, if you’re hoping this new year is THE year you’ll get pregnant (fingers and toes crossed!) there are some ways to prep your body for b...
    Rachel Sokol
  • School and Learning
    Sex Education
    Sex Ed
    How much should a 12-year-old learn about abortions? ...
  • School and Learning
    Abstinence Education
    Is It Enough to Abstain?
    Is It Enough to Abstain? Sex Ed in Schools Does sex education belong in public schools? Yes, say 90 percent of parents around the country. But that doesn't indicate parental consensus on what sex education means. Should it be health-and-safety o...
    Betsy Van Dorn
  • School and Learning
    Sex Education
    Sex Ed for Younger Students: How Much Is Enough?
    A certain amount of Sex Ed is appropriate for elementary school students. Learn what content is appropriate. ...