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Be Careful With Cotton Swabs in Your Child's Ears

Mommy Nearest | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

I always use safety swabs when I clean my daughter's ears -- the ones with the funny shaped tip that can only go a tiny bit into the ear canal. Except for the one time I didn't.

Weight Loss Isn't A Fairy Tale

Tony Posnanski | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

When I lost all of the weight I knew I would never look like the models in Men's Fitness. It did not bother me for some reason. I started to live my life without blinders.

A Different Drummer: Ode to the ICD

ARVD/C Youth Society | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
ARVD/C Youth Society

This poem was submitted anonymously and is an adaption of "A Different Drummer" by Henry David Thoreau. Readers, please feel free to fill in the comm...

Parenting the World on Body Image

Sarah Draugelis | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Sarah Draugelis

Specifically among dancers, there is a tremendous amount of pressure to look good. That is our job. So there is often a harrowing potential for an obsession with comparison, image, and consequently, a "false celebration of the self," as choreographer Breton Tyner-Bryan puts it.

How To Be Gluten-Free Without Annoying Your Date

Marcella Romaya | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcella Romaya

Relax! Dating should be fun -- not stressful. Being gluten-­free has its challenges, but is no less awkward than a number of other issues that could arise on a first date.

7 Steps to Make Healthy Living a Lifetime Habit

Jeanette Jenkins | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Jenkins

You must take responsibility for your present condition and understand that you are not a victim of your past but claim the power to shape your future.