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7 Simple Healthy Habits For Pregnant Women

Since what goes into your body is crucial to the healthy development of your baby, it’s important to eat healthy even before you're pregnant.

3 Plant-Based Lunches Toddlers Will Actually Love

One of the most frequent comments I receive about what I feed my kids is, “I can't believe your toddler eats that." The question has a hint of...

5 Lessons All Parents Could Learn From Buddhism

As Buddhism continues to increase in popularity in Western culture, certain principles have entered the discourse of how to be a better parent.

Krissy Pozatek, MSW
May 5 2015

Mom's Amazing Photos Show Daughters That "Strong Is The New Pretty"

Photographer Kate Parker doesn't want her daughters, Alice, 6, and Ella, 9, to be what society expects them to be. If they don't want to parade around...

Emi Boscamp
April 13 2015

What Every Woman Should Know About Getting Pregnant After The Pill

Birth control pills are one of the most effective means of preventing pregnancy, which is why it is such a popular method of contraception. But...

Richard Schmidt, M.D.
April 3 2015

8 Ways To Maintain A Strong Connection With Your Kids

As we become more connected to our smartphones and other devices, there's an increasing sense of disconnection and loneliness that pervades our lives.

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
February 21 2015

3 Signs Of Emotionally Strong Mothers

Despite the many stylistic differences among mothers, there are three striking characteristics that emotionally strong mothers seem to have in common.

Tara Sareen
February 3 2015

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Compassionate

If we lose our focus on compassion, how can we pass that important value on to our children? How do we steer our children to be less selfish and more...

Caroline Fardig
January 29 2015

6 Spiritual Truths From My 6-Year-Old

The pearls of wisdom that come from my six-year-old daughter Nava are more profound than any guru's teachings, and I am pretty sure I am not just...

Kaia Roman
January 6 2015

How To Raise A Resilient Child

As parents we may be a path toward self-awareness and understand that pain and suffering is part of life, but with our children we are quick to shield...

Krissy Pozatek, MSW
December 16 2014

This Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Child's Brain

If there existed one, simple thing you could do to improve your child's performance every day at school, in addition to their long-term educational...

Debbie Hampton
December 10 2014

5 Ways Children Remind Us To Heal

Our children teach us something special about ourselves every day of the year, as the seasons, too, change and we grow.

Stephen Cowan, M.D.
December 9 2014

I Didn’t Lose 200 Pounds. I Lost 1 Pound 200 Times

Have you ever looked at a to-do list so staggering you didn't even know where to start? At 440 pounds, that's what it was like to stare down at the...

Tim Bauer
October 18 2014

I Had An Absentee Father. Here's How I Forgave Him

My father and I didn’t speak for six years. After yet another heated argument, I moved overseas and cut him out of my life.

Thai Nguyen
October 12 2014

I Found Out My Father Was A Child Molester

I hope that by coming out with my story, I can shed some light on what I've learned.

Ella Wyler
October 8 2014

23 Tips To Get Picky Eaters To Enjoy Healthy Food

Before you become a parent, it's easy to pass judgment on other families, and how you would do things differently. As a lifelong member of the health...

10 Things I Wish All Women Knew About Giving Birth

When I was pregnant, I seemed to be a magnet for birth war stories — cords around the neck, emergency cesareans, and more. It took a lot of inner...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
September 3 2014