Read some articles from back issues of the print edition and supplemental content.
Sleep is vital to a child's health and growth, but what can parents do to help promote quality sleep?
It's true - the kitchen is the heart of the home. Ever notice how people always gather there? Whether baking treats, making dinner or spending time with family and friends, the kitchen is my favorite place to be. Since my day job is Consumer Test Kitchen Project Manager for the NestlÈ Test Kitchens, you can bet I love to stir things up. This column lets me pass along to you some of my best recipes, tips and baking secrets.
Kids and cholesterol is rapidly becoming a major concern for parents and health professionals. In 2008 the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a recommendation that all children with a family history, or health concern for high cholesterol be screened beginning at the age of two, but no later than the age of ten. If no evidence of high cholesterol is found, children should be regularly screened every two to five years. However, if there is an excessive amount of cholesterol found in children, more serious measures may need to be taken.
Macaroni and cheese, the classic American comfort food staple beloved by kids and adults alike, just got easier to prepare. No, not packaged or frozen-from your own stovetop (no baking) in under 30 minutes.
Physical activity is essential for a healthy lifestyle. And now, more than ever, it's important to get kids engaged in physical activity for their long-term health.
<span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">Today’s kids lead busy lives. If they’re not at school, they’re busy with music lessons, sports practice and socializing. With the ever-quickening pace of their lives, it’s essential that children learn how to de-stress, relax and stay fit.</span>
I love it when the days are cool and the evenings have just a bit of a chill in the air. It's cool enough for my favorite fall sweater, but I can leave the winter coats in the closet for a little bit longer.
Studies show that when kids eat dinner with their families, they're more likely to have nutritious diets, healthier weights and do better in school. And moms know that sharing a meal together is an important part of building strong families.
Make no bones about it, it's time to conjure up some creepy cuisine for a ghoulishly good Halloween party for the kids. In addition to making the tasty recipes below, here are some other fun ways to turn ordinary munchies into something monstrously yummy.