Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Sunday, September 27, 2009
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Here are some recent celebrity faux pas and the teachable lesson that can be gleaned from them…from one mother to another.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
This article presents tips on how to cope when the kids clear out.
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Your child, husband or roommate is down with the flu, be it seasonal or swine. You’re okay… for now. But you know how quickly the flu virus can spread through your household, with new victims getting infected just by touching a contaminated object, like a door knob or telephone, and then touching their face. Can you care for the sick while keeping yourself and other family members safe from infection?
Yes, you can. This article presents how.
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
So art projects probably don't have a huge carbon footprint, but wouldn't it be nice to turn all that stuff you have lying around into cute little collectibles for your kids?
This article features three easy trash-to-treasure ideas they can help with.
Sunday, September 06, 2009
Cold viruses flourish in winter—and the more everyone is indoors, the less likely it is that virus-containing particles will blow away. Infants are especially susceptible to the common cold because they haven’t developed resistance to most of the viruses that cause them. That’s why the all-time No. 1 cold-prevention strategy—washing hands frequently— is especially important for all baby-handlers to keep in mind, and that’s true even if no one around your baby has the sniffles.
Friday, September 04, 2009
Losing half an hour of sleep may not seem like much, but regularly missing that amount over two years added up to increased feelings of depression and lower self-esteem among a group of eighth-graders, according to new research from the University of Massachusetts. Sleep loss is normal as kids enter adolescence, but it's a good idea to keep an eye on their shut-eye -- losing too much could take a toll on kids' mental health over time.