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.
Partners are likely to grow distant from one another when raising kids. Rachel Sussman discusses some tips for keeping the romance on track.
Check out these 10 easy steps to becoming a savvy aunt, courtesy of Melanie Notkin, AKA the "Savvy Auntie."
New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn is looking for volunteers to commit to 150 hours of service within a six-month span.
Sports are a great way for kids to learn teamwork and stay active, but it also means that they're more susceptible to injury.
Children get sick all the time--but when is the right time to take them to the emergency room? Here are some warning signs that your child's illness may be more serious.
If your family is among those that will be traveling this summer, heed these food safety tips from the American Dietetic Association/ConAgra Foods Home Food Safety Program.
Scientists stress hazard-detection training is needed to keep teen drivers safe.
The Yale Fertility Center, a division of Yale University's School of Medicine, opened a new location in Westport, Connecticut.
The New England Fertility Institute, a state-of-the-art fertility center that will celebrate its 20th anniversary this May, opened an egg bank in January.
First Impressions Orthodontics uses the latest technology to make each patient's visit as comfortable and seamless as possible.
Find lice removal specialists in New York City, Long Island, and the NYC suburbs, including Westchester and Rockland Counties in New York and Fairfield County in Connecticut.
These lice removal specialists on Long Island offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.
These lice removal specialists in Fairfield County, Connecticut, offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.
These lice removal specialists serve families in the Westchester County and Rockland County, New York, area.
These lice removal specialists in New York City offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.
New York City was a hotbed for bedbugs last year. Find out how to keep them out of your home and away from your family.
While lice and nits are not technically dangerous, these creepy critters are unwelcome in any home or classroom. Find out how to get rid of them for good.
On February 4, Rockland Pediatric Dental and Schein Dental hosted Give Kids a Smile Day. Twenty-five children from Rockland's Head Start program were invited for a day of complimentary dental exams, fluoride treatment, and oral hygiene education, mixed with a little bit of fun.
Learn why pretend play is important to development and how you can help it come more naturally to your child with special needs.
Imaginative play may be elusive for the youngest autistic children, but it has an important place in your child's life.