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More Sleep for Mom

January 8th, 2015 | By: Terry Carson
It's tough for new moms to find time to sleep. Here's how to conquer your sleep deprivation and feel good again.
More Sleep for Mom

If you're like us, chance are you're chronically sleep deprived. As a mom, it isn't easy to get enough shut-eye. Kids wake up at all hours of the night and most are notoriously early risers. Plus, the quest for a little "me time" often keeps moms up late at night.

Raise a Street Smart Child

January 8th, 2015 | By: Paula Statman
Building street smarts will help keep your child safe.
Raise a Street Smart Child

It's not easy to admit how scary our world can be–especially to our children. Here's how to create a street smart child without making your child fearful.

Post-Pregnancy Health Problems

January 3rd, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and painful sex are common side effects of pregnancy and childbirth. Here’s what to do if they happen to you.
Post-Pregnancy Health Problems

There are a lot of things people don't tell you about what happens to your body after you give birth. One of the biggest surprises can be changes to your pelvic health. "It's normal for your pelvic floor to feel a little different after having a baby," says Andrea Joyce, founder of afterbabybody.com.

MyPlate Healthy Holiday Pot Luck

December 19th, 2014 | By: Cheryl Tallman
Try a MyPlate Pot Luck theme for your next holiday meal and create an easy, healthy meal everyone will enjoy.
MyPlate Healthy Holiday Pot Luck

The holidays are hectic, and cooking for the masses can cause stress during what is supposed to be a joyful time. A pot luck dinner party is a fantastic way to ease some of the holiday kitchen tension so that you have more time to enjoy with your family. It’s simple to plan because everyone helps out with the cooking and cleaning! Setting a theme for your pot luck will give your guests cooking ideas when planning what to bring to the party.

Healthy Grocery Shopping Strategies for Families

December 9th, 2014 | By: Kerry McLeod
Just when you thought you were making healthy food choices for your family, it turns out there’s a lot more to food labels than meets the eye. Here’s how to decode nutrition claims on your next trip to the grocery store.
Healthy Grocery Shopping Strategies for Families

When you're trying to shop for healthy foods for your family, it's easy to fall for products emblazoned with marketing buzzwords such as "fortified" and "sugar-free." But many foods that appear to be good for you are actually the opposite. Here's how to decode product labels to help you select the healthiest foods on store shelves.