For many families, sunny days mean playground adventures. What many parents don't know is that each year more than 200,000 injuries happen on playgrounds. In order to keep your kids injury-free, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has provided five quick tips for adults to help ensure that their children stay safe on the playground.
Watermelon may be a classic summer favorite for kids and parents, but choosing a perfectly sweet and juicy one from the bin at the local grocery can be difficult. Use the following tips to ensure your watermelon is a prime pick and then use it in a few delicious recipes.
Recent data reveals that the deadliest days of the year for teens aged 15-19 are in May, June, July, and August. Read on for the full report.
Classic kids lunch brand Lunchables introduces new fruit packs with a full serving of fruit in each pack.
A new nonprofit task force on Long Island will spread the word about water safety this summer to prevent death and injuries due to drowning.
We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids.
A mom of two, confronted by her own mortality after a cancer scare, shares her worries about being there for her children for the long haul and offers advice for other parents on how to cope with their own death anxiety.
Feeling stressed out? We've outlined a few tips for how stress affects you and how to deal with it, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.
Want to keep your little one safe while you're on the road? Check out the following infant car seat safety tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.
New moms need good, nutritious meals to keep their infants healthy. Check out these commonly asked nutrition questions for new moms, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.
Looking to add more fiber to your family's diet? We've listed some commonly asked fiber questions and answers, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.
If a family fishing trip is on your calendar this summer, make sure you're taking extra precautions against the sun's harmful rays. Here are some tips on how to reduce your risk to skin cancer while still enjoying this outdoor sport.
Want to lessen the amount of sodium in your family's diet? Check out our list of tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.
Divorce may be extremely painful, but it also forces a unique opportunity for personal growth. The very fact a divorce is occurring serves as a tangible indicator that something is very wrong which must be addressed. Issues may have been overlooked for years as couples settled into the comforts of marriage or other distractions of family life. The sheer jolt of divorce - being alone and adjusting to the single lifestyle - allows us to learn from mistakes, break vicious cycles, and become healthier and happier people.
Make sure your family is eating a heart-healthy diet - read up on some tips courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.
Want to maintain a calcium-rich diet for strong healthy bones? We've listed some tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.
America's Dinner Mom, a New York mother and author of "Dinner for Busy Moms," offers strategies on how to beat your child's food tantrums.
Jeanne Muchnick, a New York mother also known as America's Dinner Mom, offers the following advice to get your family eating healthier.
The stress and worries parents feel may negatively impact their kids, according to a recent study by the American Psychological Association. Find out how to conquer stress for a healthier home.
Learn about the five key nutrients for kids that help them stay focused, boost their energy, and grow strong. Starting your kids on these foods early will help ensure a lifetime of healthy eating.
With children's sports-related injuries continuing to rise nationwide to more than 3.5 million annually, keeping kids healthy is a top priority for parents, schools and sports leagues. Despite the plethora of protective gear kids now wear for practices or games, their developing bodies are still vulnerable to injury. The good news is that there are many different things parents and coaches can do to help kids stay safer on the field or court.
Have you ever dreamed of doing the warrior pose on a pier in the middle of the peaceful Hudson River in New York? This spring, Wanderlust and smartwater have partnered to make those scenarios a reality through a series of one-of-a-kind yoga events held at some of the nation’s most popular venues. Each Wanderlust Yoga In The City event will feature yoga instruction by each city's top teachers and live music, all in a beautiful outdoor setting.
We all know the old adage: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Nevertheless, many parents find themselves short of time or struggling to get their kids to eat a healthful breakfast every morning. These tips will help make the morning meal easy and fun for all ages.
“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities
May is National Bike Safety Month and as summer approaches, millions of Americans will climb onto their bikes to enjoy one of the ultimate warm-weather experiences. To help curb bike injuries and fatalities, AAA and NHTSA have partnered to remind parents to set positive examples that encourage children and teens to ride safely.
Melissa O'Shea, an NYC registered dietitian, shares her tips for post-baby weight loss.