Typically, the idea of time falling back an hour leaves one feeling happy and excited for that extra hour of sleep. For all you parents who know better I can see you shaking your heads. This time of year brings cooler weather, costumes and candy and this is just the prequel to the rest of the holiday season.
Sometimes I feel like a bad dad. Doubts over my parental savvy often correlate with how long I’m at the office. When I call to tell Mrs. Tepper that I’ll be here until 7:30 p.m. working on a magazine feature and won’t be home to put our son Luke to bed the soft disappointment in her voice stays with me like a faint ember...
It was midnight. After nearly 30 hours of labor I had just delivered my first son. He weighed nine pounds, had a head that looked like an extraterrestrial creature, and he was hungry. I swear the OB put him on my stomach and he inched his way towards my chest, anxious for his first meal.
WSJ recently featured an article in their “Venture Capitalist Dispatch” blog titled The ‘Quantified Baby’: Rest Devices Aims to Popularize Wearable Infant Monitor.” The blog post described a new wearable physiological baby-monitoring device that is set to hit markets in 2014.
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.
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..
Growing up can be full-time job and not an easy one. And the infamous pitfalls and challenges kids face today can lead to emotional distress and behavioral problems. According to recent research, parents can now turn to a new treatment to help their troubled children music therapy.
‘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.