Why Moms Should Put Themselves First

Put your health first. Yes, first—above your kids, your husband and your job. The longer you go without taking care of yourself, the more severe the consequences.  Here are 10 ways you can put yourself […]

What is Normal Growth?

Children tend to follow a constant genetically determined percentile curve on the growth chart. Growth occurs at a rate of about 2 ½ inches per year until early adolescence, when preteens achieve a peak growth […]

Teens, Fitness and You

Statistics show that suicide, pregnancy and firearm-homicide are all on the rise for teens. In 2007, the CDC reported that 23% of teens smoke, and 17% of eighth graders have tried alcohol. Only 30% of […]

Summer Fruit Recipes

So many fruits, like juicy peaches, sweet melons and tangy plums, are plentiful in the markets during the summer. While delicious on their own, try these quick and simple twists with your kids for a […]