Trying to fund school activities or charities at the expense of children's health is unconscionable. I can only hope that Congress realizes that the BAKE SALE Act will not only damage the health of our children but the financial health of the very school lunch programs we've worked hard to improve.
As the rest of America frets over ISIS, I'd like to turn my attention to what could be emerging as a much more serious and significant threat to national security. And no, I'm not talking about Khorasan. I'm talking about obesity.
Last week was a good week in our household. My mom came to visit, so that meant there would be home-cooked meals on the table every night for my kids, meals I wouldn't feel pressured to prepare.
"When Our Troops Serve, Their Families are Serving, Too." So says the slogan of Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama's national initiative to bring attention to the needs of military families. But what happens if a family member is undocumented? Does this mean that they are serving their country any less?
Bond's written 22 books since she retired decades ago. Bond uses only two criteria when allowing real patients onto her imaginary couch: They have to be women and she has to love them as people.
My part in this grand play is humble, but it is important. As a stylist you can be sure that I also take your part very seriously, along with your length and color.
School hasn't even started for most students, but the college application process is in high gear for the Class of 2015. Students, parents, and couns...
How do we venerate age? How do we talk about death, dying, and grief? How do we comfort the bereaved? How do we honor the memories and legacies of loved ones?
All eyes were on First Lady Michelle Obama last Thursday when she entered the stage at the annual conference of the National Alliance to End Homelessness at Washington's Renaissance Hotel. Everyone stood as she walked toward Leon Drake, the Vietnam-war and OIF veteran who had introduced her, and gave him a hug.
First Lady Michelle Obama and First Lady Laura Bush on stage during Investing in Our Future at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, August 6, 2014. Photo ...
I have lately been wondering if a white man were in office during these tumultuous times of global and humanitarian crises if he wouldn't be given more slack from the American people.
I recently attended the annual meeting of the School Nutrition Association, the trade group that represents the 55,000 food service workers who have the thankless job of feeding millions of schoolchildren every day.
Kathleen Tullie is the Director of Social Responsibility for Reebok and the Founder and Executive Director of BOKS, a free before school physical activity program for kids that is backed by Reebok and the Reebok Foundation. BOKS is the primary initiative of the Reebok Foundation.
If you aren't completely transfixed by photos from Gaza, Ukraine, Iraq or the border right now, you might have come across this. Simply put, it's the best visual to come out of the administration in months, maybe longer.
Why are we eating and making our children eat so much without allowing them to go out and play outdoors? Most parents I know today give electronics for 2-3 years old kids as presents, "caging" them at home playing digital lonely games.
You don't just see The Barbican's recently opened Digital Revolution exhibition in London, you live it, breathe it, even make it.