Category: Healthy Kids

dance class

Is Your Child Getting Enough Exercise During Dance Class?

You bring your child every week dutifully to dance class. But is she getting enough exercise? In a Pediatrics study, activity levels during dance class for 264 girls from 17 private dance studios and four community centers in California was…

Coppertone sunscreens

New Coppertone Sunscreens for Kids

Let’s face it: slathering sunscreen on little ones isn’t always an easy feat. The new line of sunscreens from Coppertone is made to make keeping skin safe a top priority, especially for active families on the go, while making the…

solar eclipse

How to Safely Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire continental United States. While solar eclipses are common, one of this magnitude hasn’t happened in almost 100 years, since June 8, 1918. But before you run outside to catch…

PLAYGROUND SAFETY INFOGRAPHIC

How Safe is Your Child At the Playground?

  You slather on the sunscreen, pack up the snacks, and bring your child to the playground so he can burn off some energy—and you can get a much-needed break. But playgrounds can be a precarious place, especially for small…

nina stone warrior cookies

Celebrity Recipe: Nina Stone’s Warrior Bars

News flash: Cookies can actually be good for you! At least, the Warrior Bars recipe that children’s singer Nina Stone gave us certainly has loads of healthy ingredients, like chia seeds, rolled oats, dried fruit, and sunflower seeds. “This recipe…

buglet

Buglet Review

Ahhh, summer. It’s a time of backyard BBQ’s, endless summer nights—and bugs. But instead of slathering chemicals on your kids, you can use the super cute Buglet. Part mosquito repellent, part fashion statement, Buglet boasts a super cool design that…

taking baby's temperature

Review: Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer

The Smart Glow TemporalScanner Thermometer from Exergen eliminates the frustration of trying to take your squirmy baby’s temperature. Simply slide the thermometer across the forehead to find out if Baby is feverish or not. The thermometer scans the heat emitted…

flip2bfit game

Toy Review: Flip2BFit Board Game

With childhood obesity reaching record numbers, it’s crucial for parents to keep their kids active. Enter Flip2BFit, a board game that encourages family fun—and physical activity, too. You simply pick a card and do what it says, from yoga poses…

V8 V-Fusion Refreshers

If you thought V8 was all about veggie juice, think again. The brand recently released its latest delicious drink, V8 V-Fusion® Refreshers. V8 V-Fusion Refreshers are a light and crisp juice drink with a 20 – 25% blend of fruit…

Angry Birds Vitamins

Healthy Kids: Angry Birds Kid’s Vitamin Gummies

  Your kids love Angry Birds. Now they can get in the game—and be healthy—with the new Angry Birds Kid’s Vitamin Gummies from Natrol. The multivitamin and mineral supplement not only supports the immune system but it also includes Vitamin…