Category: Healthy Kids

breastmilk

Is It Safe to Buy Breast Milk Online?

You already order your groceries and pretty much everything else online. So why not human breast milk? If you’re a new mom who wants to give your baby breast milk but can’t, you might consider purchasing some liquid gold online….

reading to your child

The Importance of Reading to Your Children

At the end of the day, when you’re just soooo tired from feeding, cleaning, wiping, playing, dancing with, serving, swaddling, soothing, and just generally taking care of your child, reading to your little one can just feel like one more…

how to keep child's hair healthy

How To Keep Your Child’s Hair Healthy

Just like you make sure that your child eats healthy, you need to ensure that your child’s hair stays in great shape. An easy way to sport lovely locks is by eating a well-balanced diet. Cozy Friedman, hair expert and…

teething fever

Does a Rise in Temperature From Teething Mean a Fever?

When your 10-month-old spikes a fever, you might assume that teething is to blame. But researchers found that while teething can make babies feel downright miserable, it usually won’t make them sick. A study in Pediatrics examined the commonly held…

sleep

Modern Families Need More Sleep, Study Finds

Although sleep problems persist among many American children, parents can help their children get a good night’s sleep. These are the latest findings from the National Sleep Foundation’s (NSF) Sleep in America® poll. The poll took a deeper look into the sleep practices…

trick or treat

5 Tips for Helping Children With Sensory Challenges on Halloween

While many children enjoy Halloween traditions of tick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, and interaction with costume-clad ghouls and goblins, children affected by a sensory processing disorder may interpret and react differently to these holiday activities. “Children with sensory processing challenges may become…

active play

Study Finds Preschoolers Need More Opportunities for Active Play

Physical activity is important for young children’s health and development, yet most 3- to 5-year-old’s are not getting the two hours per day of recommended physical activity. A study in Pediatrics found that kids simply are not given enough opportunities…

halloween candy

3 Healthy Halloween Tips for Kids

With Halloween just around the corner, be sure to plan ahead to give kids healthy alternatives to trick them into thinking they are enjoying a treat. Kate Geagan, America’s Green Nutritionist, award-winning dietitian, and the author of Go Green Get Lean: Trim…