In addition to over-the-counter and prescription medications, there are a few additional moves that can help ease the sniffles, sneezes and watery eyes of seasonal allergies.
Sick days are rough for a parent, especially if you have to miss work to take care of a sniffling kid. Check out this list of simple activities to make the most of your day together.
Swimming is an excellent way for kids to get exercise -- but it can also be dangerous. Follow these precautions to be sure your kids are safe and healthy.
If your child injures herself at home -- are you prepared for an emergency? It's critical that you build a first-aid kit with the essentials; accidents happen unexpectedly, and you want to be well-equipped.
Mornings can be hectic, but sacrificing nutrition for convenience can lead to a whole day of unhealthy eating.
Not sure what to put on your little one's plate? These six expert-approved edibles serve up relief.
Ask an expert: Can chicken soup really relieve the symptoms of a cold?
It's cold and flu season, which means plenty of moms are facing that age-old parenting dilemma: Do I send my coughing, sniffly child to school?
Find out if the gross things kids do pick up germs and bacteria -- or if they're just plain icky.
There are all sorts of germ-killers on the market, all promising to destroy bacteria. In some cases, it may lead to harmful overkill.
Schools are ground zero for the spread of the flu. Here's what you can do to ensure your children and their classmates stay well this season
Make over your health. Sounds daunting, right? It doesn't have to be. With our easy plan, you'll incorporate one new healthy habit each week -- so you'll look and feel healthier in just seven weeks.
These four considerations will ensure that you find a safe day-care center for your child.
Help your child ace her exams and stay healthy by making over her lunchbox with these healthy school-lunch ideas.
A few simple steps will keep your family well while traveling this summer.
Whether it's de-cluttering or doing some major redecorating, every home could use a little TLC. Here, how to reorganize and rearrange to create a healthier home.
When you're down for the count, who steps in to take care of the kids? If you don't have a reliable backup plan already, here's how to create one so you can rest and recover when you really need to.
Does your heart race when your child coughs? Afraid it might turn into something serious? Fear may be built into every mom's DNA, but it can be managed. Here's how to find comfort and calm.
Ask the expert: When your child says "I don't feel well," how do you determine if she's actually sick or not?
If you wake up sniffling and sneezing, can you still power through your regular exercise routine? Find out when it's safe to exercise with a cold or flu, and when it could just make things worse.
Fight off illness this cold and flu season by eating more foods known to rev up your immune system. Here's your master list of immune boosters.
When a child comes down with a cold or flu, symptoms can vary depending on their age. Here's how to detect cold or flu symptoms in kids of all ages from infants to toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Is your home's indoor air dry and unhealthy? Check out these five ways to create healthy indoor air and prevent the ill effects of pollutants and allergens.