Health & Wellness

Car Snacks: A Survival Guide

Car look like this? You're not alone. Photo © Raymond Forbes LLC/Stocksy United

By Anna Sachse Once upon a time, you swore you’d never feed your kids in the car. You were not going to be that person with raspberries smashed into the upholstery, milk crusting up your console, and granola ground into your floor mats. That was before you had to run a dozen weekend errands with

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Yoga You-Time: 8 Great Apps for a Busy Life

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Many of us busy moms (and yes, dads, too) would love to have a daily yoga practice, but matching up a yoga-studio schedule with the modern family’s busy calendar is, well, nearly impossible. The solution is in the palm of your hand—yep, it’s your phone. Hundreds of yoga apps and free videos are available to

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Container Gardening: Easy Summer Fun for Little Urban Farm Hands

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Love the idea of growing veggies, fruit, and herbs but lacking garden-space? No problem! If you have a small porch, patio, balcony, rooftop, or even a light-filled window, you’ve got a situation that’s ripe for container crops, from crunchy carrots to crisp lettuce, sweet watermelon (yes, really), fragrant basil, and so much more. Include your

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Farm to Smart! 5 Berry Cute Ideas for Family Fun at the Market

Of course we can buy some kale, darling! Photo by © pixelprof

Spring is here and, along with the buds and blossoms, abundant farmers’ markets seem to be blooming on practically every corner. Exploring these pop-up produce paradises makes for some fabulous—and tasty—weekend family fun. There’s so much to see, smell, touch, taste, and, yup, learn. Check out these five easy ways to help your child harvest

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All About Drool: The Drippy, Droppy Facts

You may go through stacks of onesies and bibs during drool-filled months, but that drool is doing good things for your baby. Photo by © YinYang

Bibs aren’t just for meal time! By the time your baby is around two months old, you may find yourself with more and more soggy blankets, drool rags, and onesies. Sure, non-stop drool can be messy, but it’s not just a slick, slippery hassle—infant saliva serves some very important purposes in your little one’s development.

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First Hair Cut? 14 Tips for Tear-Free Trims

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It’s no surprise that some young children can, well, freak out before or during their first few haircuts. There they are, in a strange place, sitting in a chair with a large plastic blanket around their neck and a scissor-wielding stranger clipping around their ears. Yikes! Making the I’ve-never-done-this-before situation worse for all children, stranger anxiety often rears its

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