Health & Wellness (39)

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Halloween — Ban the Booty?

Robin Miller, best-selling cookbook author, nutritionist, and star of The Food Network television show “Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller”, shares her advice on how to deal with all the tootsie rolls, milky ways, and smarties coming our way.

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Staying Married With Children

Having a healthy, loving relationship with your spouse can be challenging once you become parents. Dr. Pamela Varady shares tips on how to keep the flame alive and strengthen your family in the process.

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The Social Side of School Readiness

He can write his name and count to 20, but what milestones tell you that your child is socially and emotionally prepared to start kindergarten? We asked two early childhood experts, Brenda Nixon, MA, and Deborah McNelis, M.S.ed, to give us the scoop on school readiness.

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The Room Parent Dilemma: How to Lighten the Load

Feeling strapped with all the volunteering commitments you’ve made at your kid’s school? Amy Mascott, creator of the blog “teachmama,” shares five tips to manage the load more effectively.

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Snacks — summer style!

Every mom at some point needs inspiring ideas for kid snacks so we turned to kitchen Goddess, Catherine McCord, behind, to suggest five simple summer snacks, as well as one exclusive Mother Company recipe. How cool is that? (It’s actually very cool – perfect for summer!)

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When Medicating Children Makes Sense

After exploring every other avenue, how do we know when it might be appropriate to look at medication to help our children? Dr. Mani Pavulari offers some insight into this tough decision.

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How a Garden Benefits Kids – VIDEO

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter, President of The Mother Company shares the benefits of creating “an edible garden” with her son Jack.