These Halloween party food ideas - orange jack-o-lantern fruit cups, Ritz cracker spiders, and decorate-your-own cupcakes - are healthy and great for younger kids.
Getting daily exercise is the key to good health. This article describes easy ways to add steps to your daily routine at home, while out and about, and at the office, without drastically changing your lifestyle.
Butterflies are a popular kids birthday party theme, especially for little girls. This article describes butterfly party food ideas: how to make celery, pretzel butterflies, butterfly sandwiches, and butterfly cookies and cake. This article also gives some tips for butterfly party activities.
One of the only plant-based full proteins in nature, quinoa is the nutty base for this fresh, Mexican-inspired meal or side dish.
Making a chocolate cake from scratch is easy and can result in a decadent, beautiful dessert. When baked in a Mary Ann pan, this chocolate cake, topped with raspberries and whipped cream, is sure to impress.
The popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey is undeniable, but is also a mystery. This poorly written romance novel adheres to an insipid decades-old romance formula where a powerful and controlling man seeks to possess and control an inexperienced and self-sacrificing younger woman. The storyline of...
Having a husband or wife that travels frequently for work can be a real drag, especially when there are small kids to take care of. This article describes practical tips for how short-term single parents can better handle going it alone when their spouse travels.
Kids love outerspace, especially the astronauts! This articles describes how to plan for an astronaut training party for kids, including making your own invitations, creative decorations, fun training activities, and making your own homemade moon landing cake.
Many parents use TV as a babysitter, giving them a much needed break. This article debunks myths about the benefits of TV watching and describes the advantages of having no TV in the house.
Titanic represents one of the biggest boat disasters in history. It also teaches an important lesson about the influence of social class on health and survival. This article describes how the physical structure of the ship itself impacted passengers' chances of survival and how social class...
Despite its many known benefits, breastfeeding rates in the U.S. are astoundingly low compared to other countries. This article explores the impact of hospital practices, societal attitudes, and unfavorable maternity leave practices on rates of breastfeeding in the U.S.
With a few supplies, you can follow these easy instructions and create a professional-looking cake that will be a huge hit with the kids and the grownups.
With rising gas prices, we all grumble a little when we fill our tanks. However, the long-term benefits of higher gas prices may well be worth the short-term pain. This article outlines how higher gas prices can lead to a healthier population and can increase use and demand for public...
This article provides step-by-step instructions for decorating a construction site cake for a child's birthday. With a few supplies, you can follow these easy instructions and create a professional-looking cake that will be a huge hit with the kids and grown-ups alike.
Decorating a birthday cake at home can be quick and easy provided you have the right supplies and a little imagination. This articles describes the supplies and materials needed to create a beautiful, professional looking cake at home. It also gives decorating tips and links to useful related...
Creating a spaceship or UFO is easy and fun. Using recycled CDs, individual apple sauce cups, and other supplies like stickers and yarn, your kids can create fun outer-space objects to play with.