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Why Telling Stories Is So Important For Our Well-Being

Dinner table conversations may be the secret sauce that binds families together. Dr. Marshall Duke, a psychologist at Emory University, led a number of studies in the 1990s on the dissipation of th…


4 Myths About Down Syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Down syndrome is a genetic disorder where a person has three copies of chromosome 21 instead of two. Approximately 1 in 1,000 babies are born with Down syndro…


8 Quick and Healthy Breakfasts

It's that time of year when kids have headed back to school. It's also time for families to get back into routines that were probably set aside for a fun, structure-free summer. As we get back into …


Shocking GMO Ingredient Found in Baby Food

A shocking new report released today by the organization GMO Free USA found that Gerber’s food product known as “Graduates Lil’ Crunchies” contain Roundup Ready corn—a type of genetically-modified cor…


Why Women Shouldn’t Breastfeed in Public (Video)

Kristina Kuzmic has a few words for anyone looking to shame breastfeeding moms. The vlogger satirically highlights the hypocrisy of people who stigmatize mothers nursing in public. “By breastfeedin…


Your Guide to A Stress-Free Back-to-School Season (Infographic)

With the days of summer dwindling at an alarming pace, it is important to soak up all the last minute relaxation you can get. Even if your children (or even you!) are back in school, that doesn't mean…


6 ‘Healthy’ Foods with Tons of Sugar

Sugar is a dangerous drug. Overconsumption is associated with obesity, diabetes, heart disease, premature aging, inflammation, hormonal imbalance, depression, the list goes on. What’s most disconcerti…


How Netflix May Be Hurting Your Health

About 60 percent of Americans regularly binge watch television. Binge watching is defined as watching two or more episodes of the same show in one sitting — yes, as little as two! No judgement — it ha…


5 Ways to Instill Optimism in Our Children

When surveyed, most parents agree that our children’s wellbeing is very important to us. And one of the best ways to do this is to teach and model optimism for our children. We may be concerned tha…


5 Ways to Teach Kids How to Meditate

Children are not immune to problems we often associate with adulthood. Meditation is recognized as a good way for adults to reduce stress, improve focus and many other benefits, but this is also becom…


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