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Bad Idea: Eat Your Food, Get a Cookie

kid holding a cookie
Is it dangerous to associate dessert with being "rewarded"?


How to Prevent a Lice Outbreak

Yesterday, I told you how to get rid of lice without chemicals. I also think it's very important to teach kids about prevention. Here are my top tips.


How Can I Save Money and Still Buy Organic?

kid holding an egg
Given tightened budgets, what organic packaged products should I choose for my kids?


Petting Your Way Through the Blues

girl lying down with dog
Pets can have a calming effect on people of all ages -- from fussy toddlers to kids with ADHD to teens battling depression to seniors. In fact, research has shown that interacting with your pet can lower your blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels, and reduce your risk for heart disease.


The Best Tips for Keeping Your Family Fit!

momblogic kids biking

Our online community has leaked the slyest secrets to keeping your family fit. We've found tricks to treat your family. Get crafty healthy recipes and clever exercise routines. Get up! Go out! Have fun!


Boy Dies of Brain-Eating Amoeba in Lake

boy dies from brain eating amoeba
Health officials have issued an advisory for swimmers after a 10-year-old boy died from a deadly amoeba in a Polk County, Florida, lake. The child, whose parents are both doctors, died of an infection of the central nervous system caused by a naturally occurring amoeba, which causes the brain to swell.


The Swine Flu Vaccine: When, How, and is it Safe?

nurse administers flu vaccine
Almost everyone in the business of predicting what the winter flu season will look like agrees: the novel H1N1 "swine flu" will be back with a vengeance. But questions about the vaccine abound: when and in what quantity will it be available? Does it work? Is H1N1 even that bad? And what are the side effects?


Get Rid of Lice ... Without Chemicals!

combing a childs head for lice

School is in session again, and with it comes new teachers, new friends, and the close contact that spreads happiness and cheer -- and other things that are not as nice.