PULL review »

It’s no surprise that marketing guru Keith Chambers would want to hold his business secrets close to the chest; but after more than 35 years in the business, Chambers opens up his playbook with Pull to show everyone from the seasoned business owner to the eager college student what they need to do to make themselves desirable in the marketplace.

Read more...

underWAY and Smart for Life »

Many of us constantly strive to reach our “ideal” weights, while navigating soccer carpools, business trips and bedtime stories often get in the way of our achieving results. Healthy eating on the go and exercising suffer when schedules become busier, and sorting through the plethora of products and services in the market proves an overwhelming, time-consuming effort in itself. Now with the help of innovative products from underWAY and Smart for Life, we may finally achieve those ever-elusive weight loss goals.

Read more...

Avoid pesticides: the best and the worst in fruits and vegetables »

Have you heard of “The Dirty DozenTM”? This is a list of the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables you can buy, as tested by the Environmental Working Group (a team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers, etc.) and compiled into the EWG Shoppers Guide to Pesticides.

Read more...

How to travel with a baby »

During the summer and the holidays, many families travel to visit relatives or explore new places. Traveling doesn't have to stop when you have a baby. It can be challenging, but with the following tips, traveling with your baby can be an enjoyable experience.

Read more...

How to feel pretty and pregnant »

Pregnancy is a very exciting time in a woman's life. From the moment you saw a positive result on the home pregnancy test to the time you feel the baby move inside of you, pregnancy includes a full spectrum of emotions. The initial feelings are generally those of excitement and nervousness. As you read books, take classes, and listen to advice from others, you become more comfortable with the idea of pregnancy. However, nobody tells you that as you get bigger, you feel big and unattractive. Here are some fun ways you can feel pretty and pregnant.

Read more...

How to encourage children to eat healthy foods »

I have three boys and am amazed by how quickly they are growing. As they grow, I want them to get all the nutrients their little bodies need. It can become challenging when they go through the “picky eating” stages, especially with foods that are healthy. So, how do you encourage young children to eat healthy foods?

Read more...

Last minute Father’s Day gift ideas and children’s activities »

Father's Day is here, the one day a year when we celebrate the fathers in our lives! With little ones, you may be trying to think of a way to help your kids show their dad how much they love and care about him. Here are some fun, last minute ways in which you can help your kids celebrate Father's Day!

Read more...

KinderCone »

Starting first grade marks a milestone in every child’s life. While the prospect of learning and meeting new friends proves exciting for both children and their parents, embarking on something so new and unfamiliar can feel daunting, too. To help make this transition easier and more fun, young children in Austria and Germany are given a Schultüte, a cone made from sturdy, colorful paper and filled with treats and school supplies, as they leave home for the first day of first grade.

Read more...

You’re Not the Boss of Me »

As a best selling author and renowned parenting expert, Betsy Brown Braun offers advice on the tricky task of raising 4- to 12-year-olds in her book: You’re Not the Boss of Me. Throughout the book, Braun reassures us that every parent has been frustrated with the occasional “bratty behaviors” of children while reminding us that we the power to shape how our children behave.

Read more...

The Hot Mom to Be Handbook »

In the midst of the excitement and happiness of expecting a child, the unanswered questions of impending Motherhood can also make it feel incredibly daunting to first-time Moms. What’s an expecting Mom to do? If conflicting advice from friends and relatives leaves you feeling even more anxious than assured, take a deep breath and flip through The Hot Mom to Be Handbook, a hip and honest book about the ins and outs of Motherhood.

Read more...

12 brand new parenting books- a brief review of each! »

As the single most frequent complication of childbirth, Dunnewold and Sanford understand the importance of caring for yourself emotionally in order to succeed through the postpartum period and through the new adventures of motherhood.

Read more...