raising kids

We’ve all done it. We leave work or class and that difficult part of the day pops in your mind, or maybe it’s something you wish you would have done, or maybe it’s something you made a mistake on. It can be challenging for many of...

  The holiday season is upon us and is not slowing down!  The holidays are a special time of the year filled with celebrations, family, friends, traveling and much more.  With these occasions, come added responsibilities and potential stressors that could weaken the immune system. A weakened...

We are quickly approaching the holiday season and this can be a stressful time for many people, due to the sheer amount of things going on.  From holiday gatherings, to traveling, shopping, cooking, and cleaning.  These are just a few of the many added responsibilities...

Who influences smarts more: Mom or Dad? A mother's genetics determines how clever her children are, according to researchers, and the father makes no difference. Women are more likely to transmit intelligence genes to their children. They are carried on the X chromosome and women have two of these,...

Are you a worried mother? A new study from Stanford University researchers Kyla Haimovitz and Carol Dweck suggests that kids draw their attitudes about failure. Whether it’s enhancing or debilitating  from their mother or father, tt’s a clue. It's a clue as to how children construct their internal views...

Children brought up by single mothers are generally well-adjusted, with positive feelings about family life, a new study says. The findings showed that children raised in both heterosexual two-parent families and single mother families had no significant differences in adjustment. "Between the ages of 4 and 9,...

The summer months bring with them no school, family vacations, and frozen treats. But they also bring rising temperatures and a blazing hot sun. Although the heat makes for ideal pool time, it can also bring heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and even heat strokes. The heat...

Fatty acid deposits in the brain may contribute significantly to the development and progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers discovered in a recent study.The discovery supports the theory that Alzheimer's disease is a metabolic brain disease similar to obesity and diabetes being ...

No one wants to spend hours planning menus, making countless trips to the grocery store and slaving in the kitchen, only to endure dull and tasteless food. If you want to eat healthy, home-cooked meals without all the fuss, try a seasonal pantry makeover. To...

They call it the fourth meal.For many, snacking is the number one cause for derailed diets, unintentional calorie overloading and an increase in sugar or salt intake. But the snack is often the saving grace of the work day – the only...

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