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MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies

MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies

Jill Brack, a Manhattan mom of one who founded Glow™ Gluten Free, talks to us about having celiac disease, starting her own business, and getting inspiration from daughter Stella.

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Actress and mother of three Jennie Garth, best known for her role as Kelly Taylor on the TV series "Beverly Hills 90210," is now a spokesperson for Hidden Valley's "Love Your Veggies" campaign. Garth talks to us about life with three daughters, veggie advocacy, and her upcoming projects.

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country, causing heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health complications. While causes and treatment can overwhelm parents, the first line of defense is knowing where and how to begin. Read on for real-life stories of families fighting the weight battle. Plus, consult our list of weight loss camps and programs for kids in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY metro area.

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Anila Nitekman, a Greenlawn resident and mother of two, talks to us about how she invented the Tiny Bites Food Shears, which make cutting up children's food a breeze.

Serve the Right Food at Your Child's Birthday Party: Tips from the Experts

Serve the Right Food at Your Child's Birthday Party: Tips from the Experts

Food at parties seems to be an increasingly challenging issue. Some parents have gone organic, while more kids are diagnosed with allergies and lactose intolerances, and then there is the old-fashioned picky eater. See what advice the experts had for parents about serving food at children's birthday parties.

Passover Recipe: Tasty Tuna Boats

Passover Recipe: Tasty Tuna Boats

Update your Passover recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dish full of healthy ingredients and kid-pleasing decorations. Plus, see our tips for getting your kids involved in the cooking.

Easter Recipe: Mild-Mannered Deviled Eggs

Easter Recipe: Mild-Mannered Deviled Eggs

Update your Easter recipe repertoire this year with this delicious appetizer or side dish full of healthy ingredients and kid-pleasing decorations. Plus, check out our tips on how to get your kids involved in the kitchen.

Passover Recipe: Pear and Apple Kugel

Passover Recipe: Pear and Apple Kugel

Update your Passover recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dessert dish full of healthy ingredients. Plus, see our tips on how to get your kids involved in the cooking.

Easter Recipe: Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Easter Recipe: Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Update your Easter recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dessert dish full of healthy ingredients. Plus, see our tips on how to get your kids involved in the kitchen.

Nassau County Mom Laura Lynn Iacono, Founder of One Potato, Two Tomato

Nassau County Mom Laura Lynn Iacono, Founder of One Potato, Two Tomato

Laura Lynn Iacono, a mother of two from Nassau County, Long Island, discusses nutrition and health for kids and families, which is the focus of her education center "One Potato, Two Tomato" in Albertson, NY.

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island

If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island.

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Fairfield County, CT.

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY

If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY.

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Brooklyn.

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Manhattan

If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in the New York City area.

Easy Ideas for a Family Valentine's Celebration

Easy Ideas for a Family Valentine's Celebration

Entertaining maven Colleen Mullaney offers ideas for some easy and family-friendly Valentine's Day crafts and activities.

Family Food: Super Snacks for the Super Bowl

Family Food: Super Snacks for the Super Bowl

Mix up some yummy (and healthy!) snacks the whole family will love, then settle in with your loved ones for the big game.

Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand: Mom and Children’s  Health Care Advocate

Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand: Mom and Children’s Health Care Advocate

Along with being the mother of two young boys, Kirsten Gillibrand is a New York State Senator who supports the general improvement of the family status quo.

How to Fight the Flu Naturally

How to Fight the Flu Naturally

Find out how these eight super foods can help prevent the flu and keep your immune system healthy - the natural way.

Just for Moms: 8 Diets for the New Year

Just for Moms: 8 Diets for the New Year

Resolving to shed some pounds in 2010? Check out our list of eight great diets to find the one that fits your lifestyle and weight loss goals.

Best Eating Habits: The Top 10 List for 2010

Best Eating Habits: The Top 10 List for 2010

Start the new decade off right with these healthy eating tips for you and your family, courtesy of Maggie Moon, registered dietitian and corporate nutritionist for FreshDirect.

Manhattan MomBiz: Sara Leand's Scrumptious Sweets

Manhattan MomBiz: Sara Leand's Scrumptious Sweets

After leaving a successful career in television production, new mom Sara Leand decided to go back to the gourmet cookie business she started in college: the Sara Snacker Cookie Company.

For Overweight Kids, Focus Should Be on Fun Exercise Instead of Losing Weight, According to New Study

For Overweight Kids, Focus Should Be on Fun Exercise Instead of Losing Weight, According to New Study

A recent study reported in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology" shows the benefits of a regular physical activity program for overweight children, without any dietary changes.

Not So Blonde Brownies Recipe

Not So Blonde Brownies Recipe

Check out a sample recipe from Nielsen-Massey Vanillas' new cookbook "A Century of Flavor" and enter the contest to win your own copy this holiday season!

New and Noteworthy Products for Kids and Parents - November 2009

New and Noteworthy Products for Kids and Parents - November 2009

Take a look at our November 2009 list of new and noteworthy products for kids and parents.




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