What to Teach Your Kids in Case They Get Lost

Most parents experience at some time that sickening moment when they realize that they have lost sight of their child when they are out and about. By taking a few precautionary measures, parents and caregivers can minimize the risks and have a plan for what to do next. • Always […]

Dinning with children

Dining out can be a great way for families to enjoy some quality time together, but if things go wrong, it can also be a nightmare. Here are a few tips to ensure that your family eating-out experiences go more smoothly: 1. Lay the groundwork. Children can’t be expected to […]

Is your child a picky eater? Try these solutions

Most parents have had to deal with a picky eater in the family while their kids are growing up. You want your children to eat healthy, nutritious meals, but you don’t want the dinner table to become a battleground every evening. Here’s some advice for feeding your family without unnecessary […]

Feed your children well: Give them good choices

Childhood obesity is becoming a major health issue, and parents everywhere are concerned about teaching their children to eat nutritious meals and maintain a healthy weight. Here are some basic ideas for instilling good nutrition habits in your kids from an early age: • Set the right example. Let your […]

Could the Sandman Help Eliminate Childhood Obesity?

Getting less sleep could increase your child’s risk of becoming overweight or obese, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found. In fact, for each additional hour of sleep children get, their risk for obesity drops by 9 percent. Researchers found that children with the shortest […]

Family meals

Family meals establish lifetime nutrition habits Eating together establishes good habits later in life, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota. In the study of more than 1,500 people, surveyed once during high school and then again when they were 20 years old, participants were asked questions about how […]