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Pediatricians Group Urges Parents to Stop Giving Juice to Babies

Pediatricians Group Urges Parents to Stop Giving Juice to Babies

Babies younger than 1 should not be given fruit juice at all, while older kids should drink it only in moderation and focus instead on eating whole fruit, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Recipes for the Grill: Skirt Steak and Spatchcock Chicken
Grilling Do's and Don'ts

Grilling Do's and Don'ts

Chef John Stage shares his top do's and don'ts for grilling.

Professional Services for Kids and Families on Long Island

Professional Services for Kids and Families on Long Island

UPDATED May: A guide to professional family services in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including tutors, teachers, lawyers, financial planners, and more.

4 Recipes to Celebrate National Strawberry Month

4 Recipes to Celebrate National Strawberry Month

Celebrate National Strawberry Month with recipes for Sweet Grilled Pizza, Hidden Strawberry Cupcakes, Strawberry Brownies, and Frozen Yogurt with Berries.

20 New Takes on Avocado Toast

20 New Takes on Avocado Toast

Kick up basic avocado toast with some unexpected additions.

The Effects of Too Much Added Sugar

The Effects of Too Much Added Sugar

Consuming too much added sugar is detrimental to our health—here’s why, and what you can do about it.

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Try this no-sugar-added recipe for Chocolate Banana Ice Cream for dessert tonight

3 Recipes from Chase Bailey, Teen Chef with Autism

3 Recipes from Chase Bailey, Teen Chef with Autism

Chase Bailey, an aspiring chef with autism, shares three recipes from his cookbook.

3 Recipes to Celebrate National Chip and Dip Day

3 Recipes to Celebrate National Chip and Dip Day

Celebrate everyone's favorite party snack with these recipes.

Should You Hide Veggies in Your Kids' Foods?

Should You Hide Veggies in Your Kids' Foods?

Is hiding vegetables in kids' food really the best strategy for healthy eating?

Yummy Breakfast Ideas for Picky Eaters

Yummy Breakfast Ideas for Picky Eaters

Ideas to get kids to eat breakfast without all the sugar

CDC Study Reveals How Much Sugar Kids Drink Per Day

CDC Study Reveals How Much Sugar Kids Drink Per Day

The National Center for Health Statistics released a study about sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among U.S. youth.

Three Soup-and-Sandwich Combos

Three Soup-and-Sandwich Combos

Nothing goes with soup better than a sandwich.

Three Meals that Are Great for Leftovers

Three Meals that Are Great for Leftovers

Each of these three "Plated" recipes makes enough for two servings, plus enough for two servings of a leftover twist.

Traditional Holiday Sides Made Healthier

Traditional Holiday Sides Made Healthier

Recipes for healthier holiday sides, including mashed sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and mushroom stuffing.

Three Dessert Recipes Made Healthier

Three Dessert Recipes Made Healthier

Recipes for healthier desserts, including fruit crisp, avocado mousse, and apple nachos.

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate

Four recipes—using favorite flavor combinations—to make your own hot chocolate at home.

Three Desserts Featuring Pumpkin

Three Desserts Featuring Pumpkin

Three dessert recipes featuring fall's favorite squash

What You Should Know About Childhood Obesity

What You Should Know About Childhood Obesity

What parents need to know about childhood obesity, as well as how to prevent it in kids.

Recipes for Three 20-Minute Meals

Recipes for Three 20-Minute Meals

Three recipes for weeknight dinners that can each be made in 20 minutes

Two Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Recipes

Two Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Recipes

Angela Liddon, the creator of OhSheGlows.com, shares two vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free recipes that kids are sure to love!

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

Some children forgo eating at lunchtime to be social. Here’s how to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch while chatting with their friends.

Expose Your Babies to Global Spices in Purees

Expose Your Babies to Global Spices in Purees

Tips to expose your babies to spices and global food, plus three puree recipes.

10 Places to Find International Sweets in NYC

10 Places to Find International Sweets in NYC

A roundup of places to find international sweet treats in Manhattan.




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