What better way to unite your kids in fun and togetherness than with a family-themed Halloween costume? It doesn’t matter if you have one child or a large brood, whether you want a look that is spooky or sweet, there are endless possibilities.
"I feel sorry for you when they become teenagers." "Dude, you're surrounded by women." "What did you do to deserve that?" Being a dad of four daughters (we also have one son), I hear stuff like this almost daily. And honestly, I'm the one who feels sorry for people who think this way.
Parental genetic make-up decides almost every tiny aspect about a child’s health but did you know your health could be affected by your child’s genetic make up? According to a new study, a child’s genetic make-up may be a contributing factor to his or her mother’s risk of rheumatoid arthritis.
The leaves are changing colors. The pumpkins are on display all around town. Time to stock up on some fabulous fall books to build language and with your favorite little pumpkin. Check out a few of our favorites to get your little one ready and excited for the magic of fall.
October is national SIDS awareness month and although it’s being highlighted this month, it’s important to stay educated and diligent all year. Here are tips, guidelines and recommendations to keep your little ones safe and reduce the occurrence of SIDS.
Chocolate is frightening if you're allergic to milk, and a candy bar with nuts can be deadly. With eggs, soy and wheat also common allergies in kids, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, finding treats without tricks can be a challenge on Halloween night.
Through an online survey, researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine polled more than 4,800 people on their health habits and found that those who exercised vigorously for at least two and a half hours a week were about 10 percent less likely to come down with a flu-like illness.
Foregoing gym visits for long hours at the office can have very real consequences. “People who sit more have higher cholesterol, blood sugar, and triglycerides,” says Tom Holland, MS, CSCS, exercise physiologist and author of Beat the Gym.
The last thing you want to do at the end of a grueling workout is instantly add back all of the calories you've just torched — but that’s essentially what you’re doing when you reach for most sports drinks. On average, these post-workout beverages clock in at 200 calories....
Watch a very talented dad monkey around making chocolate pancakes to look like chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas! As this incredible video shows, illustrator Nathan Shields' pancake designs are flippin' amazing. For his most recent collection, he's battered the competition..
The recent death of a high school football player from overhydration underscores the dangers of drinking too much liquid in a short time. Last week, Zyrees Oliver, a 17-year-old football player at Douglas County High School outside Atlanta, collapsed after football practice and hours later fell into a coma. On Monday, he was removed from life support, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution.
‘Tis the season for pumpkin. By now, you've probably already indulged in at least one pumpkin spice latte — or at least sipped on a bottle of pumpkin ale. How do we know? Because America is obsessed — still — with the orange-colored squash.