Moms looking for an attractive swing to hang from a tree in the yard may want to try the Round-and-Round Swing, available through HearthSong. It comes with a 23.5-inch diameter base that can help parents to feel more secure about their young children having an adequate surface area to sit on.
As working mothers, we spend a lot of time focusing on the needs of our children and our jobs.
During long holiday weekends, it can be easy to overindulge with party foods and beverages. While splurging on food once in a while is fine and can be balanced out with physical activity, another strategy is to plan ahead with healthy party menus. This week's recipes help your family celebrate Independence Day with red, white and blue recipes that are good for you, too.
You may know it as just your local playground, but the simple structures found in most schoolyards can be used like equipment at a family-friendly gym. We asked Sheila Dunn, certified personal trainer and family wellness director at the Meadowlands Area YMCA in Rutherford, N.J., to design a circuit of playground exercises guaranteed to help you and your kids get into the swing of staying fit.
Time to break out the napkins. It's rib time.
Carrie Meghie sat beside the incubator of her tiny infant son, born two months early and with lungs that weren't yet ready for the world.
For children, summer is a glorious three months of the year. There's no school and seemingly endless amounts of playtime and sunshine. Even for children that aren't in school yet, there's something special about the summer months.
There are so many reasons to exercise throughout life, but while you are pregnant it is particularly important to keep moving. Even if you didn't exercise before pregnancy, as long as your doctor approves, you should start a prenatal fitness program in order to increase your odds of a healthy pregnancy and birth experience.
I know, I know; I always get that song stuck in my head, too (Cue Alice Cooper now). And sometimes, at the beginning of summer, it can feel like there's no end in sight. But trust me, not Alice Cooper, when I say school is not out forever. And I've compiled a list of ideas to help you and your child have a fun and constructive summer.
This really happened to me today. I'm on a business trip and while walking to the office this morning; I noticed a row of rose bushes. It was 8 a.m. and I was on a main road, with lots of cars, people, noise and morning commute business. First I noticed the roses and then I noticed myself thinking, "Hey, what if I actually did the famous cliche and really stopped right now?" What if, with laptop in hand, my business suit on, my hair all done and a full day of work in the immediate future, I leaned over and took a second to smell the proverbial rose?
The Fourth of July is a fun holiday. It's a time when friends, family and neighbors celebrate together regardless of religious or political beliefs and often involves wonderful parades, picnics and barbecues and wonderful fireworks displays. Help your child enjoy it even more by catering to their dominant sense and create long-lasting family memories.
The Cheerios commercial that sent shock waves through the media was so controversial that I had to watch it twice to figure out what I was missing.
Jennifer Taylor - best known as Charlie Sheen's character's fiancee in "Two and a Half Men" - has a new movie premiering on Friday, July 5 on LMN called "The Perfect Boyfriend." The mom-of-two exclusively revealed to Celebrity Baby Scoop what it was like on set, her family life and her rockin' fruit and vegetable garden.
It's pitch-dark out. You have your teen in the car. "Drop me off here," he points into the blackness of the night. You wave goodbye as he disappears. You don't know where he's going. You don't know who he's going to hang out with. You don't know what he will be doing.
Flores, M. and Almaraz, Antonio, June 18
Richard Macias and Sherry Bright, Merced, June 13
SEATTLE At a recent meeting at a church gym in Bothell, Wash., Boy Scouts in identical blue neckerchiefs and "Troop 574" patches discussed summer camp as their parents arranged carpools and cookout recipes for a weekend trip.
Somewhere a girl sits, forlorn, in a field of wildflowers. She plucks petal after petal: He loves me, He loves me not. By the time we enter adulthood, we've usually outgrown this childhood device for determining true love. But as men and women, we often still struggle to figure out who likes us and how much.
Q: I recently decided to start dating women instead of men. The woman I'm involved with works with me and she's a known lesbian. She's been out for years.
This week's celebrity anniversaries: