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Healthy Families

Get Your Family Off The Couch This Summer With These 5 Simple Tips

Becky L. Johnson | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Becky L. Johnson

Summer is the perfect time for the entire family to refresh their focus on healthy habits. The kids are out of school, camps are back in session, and ...

Green Real Estate Trends

Tara Campbell | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
Tara Campbell

There are the obvious daily habits such as diet, exercise, and social activities that ensure good health, but what about the things we don't always think about? The less obvious areas of impact on our health include our homes, offices, and the built environment around us.

6 Ways to Live a Homemade Life Without Driving Yourself Crazy

Caitlin Fisch | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
Caitlin Fisch

Whether due to budget, environmental awareness, or food allergies, many people are starting to move toward a more "homemade life." It may seem like a lot of work, but you don't have to drive yourself crazy! Here are some tips to go homemade without losing your mind.

The Downsides Of Cooking From Scratch for Kids

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Eating fresh food as a family is just one of our family values, and there's a special part of me that's grateful that we started our family in Italy, where that concept came to us sink or swim style. Now we're just trying to keep afloat.

Sex or Weight: Which Would You Rather Talk to Your Kids About?

Barbara Mendez, RPh, MS | Posted 04.29.2013 | Parents
Barbara Mendez, RPh, MS

Healthy eating habits start in childhood, where parents have the most control over food choices. It is important to take advantage of this opportunity so that your children don't grow up with a taste preference for salty, fatty and sugary foods.

Recipe for a Healthy Family (and Delicious Sangria)

Intent | Posted 02.14.2013 | Healthy Living

We spoke with the Duers, an all-American family of five living in New York, on how they stay connected, sane, and healthy while juggling family and work responsibilities.

Eat Dirt: Why the Conventional Wisdom About Food Is All Washed Up

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 09.16.2012 | Home
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Researchers have long argued that a little dirt in our diets can improve our health -- strengthening our immune system and reducing allergies. The mighty microorganisms found in backyards across America may be the least expensive and most universally accessible way to keep our bodies healthy.

Is There Too Much Parenting?

Peter Block | Posted 11.23.2011 | Parents
Peter Block

We want to open a conversation about parenting. Not about what is good or bad parenting, but rather about the idea that today's obsession about parenting has gone too far.

It Takes A Movement: The Next Steps

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Neither the left nor the right has the answers to our most pressing problems, though each will continue to say that it does. So we have to focus on the spiritual and moral values that bring us together.

6 Steps to Build a Healthy Family

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Media portrayals of families often mislead, either indicating that every family is problem-ridden and highly dysfunctional or that a healthy family is an idyllic myth. Neither portrayal is accurate.

Schwarzenegger's Budget Battle II: Another Bad Sequel

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

With the sequel to last February's budget battle ready for release it's only a matter of days before "those who have too little" get a beating once again from the richest ruling interests in the state.

Peaceful Revolution: Healthcare Coverage for Kids, Lifesavers for Families

Anita Sarah Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anita Sarah Jackson

The federal government has given our states an opportunity to cover uninsured kids and bring badly-needed federal funds into our states. Our state leaders must take advantage of this chance.