Moms: Stop fears before they start
Moms: Stop fears before they start

There are steps you can take to avoid making yourself sick with worry -- for your sake and your child's.

8 all-natural allergy remedies
8 all-natural allergy remedies

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.

April 10th, 3:12 pm
8 creative sick-day activities for kids
8 creative sick-day activities for kids

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.

April 25th, 4:15 pm
Am I still contagious?
Am I still contagious?

Check out this guide to knowing when you're most likely to be contagious with common illnesses.

March 30th, 11:03 am
A parent's guide to cold medicine
A parent's guide to cold medicine

When your child's under the weather, check out this guide to over-the-counter cold medicine.

February 29th, 10:12 am
What you may not know about your school nurse
What you may not know about your school nurse

Your school nurse's responsibilities go beyond fixing scrapes. Here's a primer on her role -- and how to help her help you.

September 6th, 11:38 am
Am I still contagious?
Am I still contagious?

Check out this guide to knowing when you're most likely to be contagious with common illnesses.

March 30th, 11:03 am
A parent's guide to cold medicine
A parent's guide to cold medicine

When your child's under the weather, check out this guide to over-the-counter cold medicine.

February 29th, 10:12 am
What you may not know about your school nurse
What you may not know about your school nurse

Your school nurse's responsibilities go beyond fixing scrapes. Here's a primer on her role -- and how to help her help you.

September 6th, 11:38 am
6 essential tips to avoid swimming dangers
6 essential tips to avoid swimming dangers

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.

August 9th, 2:42 pm
5 habits to help you get enough sleep
5 habits to help you get enough sleep

Changing a few simple daytime routines can ensure a better night's rest.

April 6th, 2:06 pm
If your child has an emergency, will you be prepared?
If your child has an emergency, will you be prepared?

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.

March 24th, 4:29 pm
5 fast and easy breakfast recipes
5 fast and easy breakfast recipes

Mornings can be hectic, but sacrificing nutrition for convenience can lead to a whole day of unhealthy eating.

February 24th, 4:16 pm
The best foods for sick kids
The best foods for sick kids

Not sure what to put on your little one's plate? These six expert-approved edibles serve up relief.

February 7th, 2:42 pm
Can chicken soup cure a cold?
Can chicken soup cure a cold?

Ask an expert: Can chicken soup really relieve the symptoms of a cold?

March 8th, 3:19 pm
8 ways to soothe a sick kid
8 ways to soothe a sick kid

Is your child sniffling, sneezing and coughing? These expert tips will help her feel better -- fast!

January 12th, 1:09 pm
When to keep a sick child home
When to keep a sick child home

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?

January 6th, 10:34 am
"Is there really a "Ten Second Rule?" and other germaphobe questions answered
"Is there really a "Ten Second Rule?" and other germaphobe questions answered

Find out if the gross things kids do pick up germs and bacteria -- or if they're just plain icky.

January 5th, 1:42 pm
Are germ-killing products harming your health?
Are germ-killing products harming your health?

There are all sorts of germ-killers on the market, all promising to destroy bacteria. In some cases, it may lead to harmful overkill.

December 27th, 9:36 am
Team up with schools to fight flu season
Team up with schools to fight flu season

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

October 14th, 3:38 pm
7 healthy habits in 7 weeks
7 healthy habits in 7 weeks

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.

September 23rd, 12:46 pm

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Checklist for choosing a safe day care
Checklist for choosing a safe day care

These four considerations will ensure that you find a safe day-care center for your child.

September 22nd, 2:12 pm
20 healthy lunches your kids will love
20 healthy lunches your kids will love

Help your child ace her exams and stay healthy by making over her lunchbox with these healthy school-lunch ideas.

September 8th, 2:08 pm
Have a healthy vacation
Have a healthy vacation

A few simple steps will keep your family well while traveling this summer.

June 14th, 1:51 pm
Feng shui for your home
Feng shui for your home

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.

June 25th, 1:19 pm
Turn a clean home into a healthy home
Turn a clean home into a healthy home

Your home may look clean, but is it healthy? Follow this guide and get rid of bacteria and germs that could make you and your family sick.

April 1st, 1:11 pm
A backup plan for when mom's sick
A backup plan for when mom's sick

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.

March 24th, 1:05 pm
Moms: stop fears before they start
Moms: stop fears before they start

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.

March 2nd, 12:40 pm
How do I know if my child is actually sick?
How do I know if my child is actually sick?

Ask the expert: When your child says "I don't feel well," how do you determine if she's actually sick or not?

March 3rd, 1:40 pm
Is it safe to work out when you’re sick?
Is it safe to work out when you’re sick?

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.

February 10th, 1:36 pm
Where germs love to hide
Where germs love to hide

Find out where germs are likely to congregate, and prevent your family from picking up a cold or flu this season.

February 5th, 2:17 pm
Immune-boosting foods you'll love
Immune-boosting foods you'll love

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.

January 28th, 11:20 am
Spotting your child’s flu symptoms at every age
Spotting your child’s flu symptoms at every age

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.

January 25th, 2:26 pm
5 ways to make indoor winter air healthy
5 ways to make indoor winter air healthy

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.

January 22nd, 2:46 pm

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