Health & Wellness


5 Pressure Points on the Body to Calm Achy Kids 

If my kids have taught me anything at all, it's the value of physical touch. I'm not naturally a touchy-feely kind of person, but I've learned to adapt, and it's been the most rewarding experience. If you've been around kids for any amount of time, you likely know kids don't have much regard for the personal bubble thing. 

7 Herbal Bath Ideas to Remedy Common Winter Ailments

I remember the precise moment when I realized bath time was not a chore but an opportunity to connect with my kids and nurture their well-being. It was autumn, and we had been battling a number of common skin conditions: poison sumac, unexplained patches of eczema, and dry, flaky skin. Then I started reading (and experimenting) about natural ways to deal with these ailments. 

Motivation for Early Morning Workout Routines to Keep you Consistent All Year

As the seasons change, mornings are getting colder and staying darker. When your alarm goes off and it still looks (and feels) like nighttime, it's tempting to hit that snooze button instead of getting up and exercising. What can you do to stick to your workout regimen that seemed so easy in the summer mornings? Here are some useful tips to keep your early morning workout routine intact. 

5 Ways You Can Protect Your Vision As You Age 

The Best Indoor Plants, Their Benefits, and How to Green It Yourself 

5 Cute Sun Safety Tips and Rituals for Kids 

Kids are more likely to care for their skin if the responsibility is fun. These creative new rituals make skin safety an exciting tradition that kids can anticipate, instead of a chore to remember. 

5 Delightful Parfait Recipes to Charm and Nourish Your Family

How to Read Nutrition Labels: A Kid-Friendly Process

What is Amblyopia? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

How to Care for Sensitive Baby Skin

LASIK Eye Surgery: The "New Black" for Millennials

How to Teach Survival Skills That Instill True Outdoorsmanship

Natural Postpartum Depression Aids: Baby Blues No More

Developing Healthy Habits for Strong Eyesight: 8 Do's and Don'ts for Eye Health

Connect While Packing School Lunches: 4 Fun Ways to Bond Every Morning

Five Natural Morning Sickness Remedies That Beat Nausea the Healthy Way

Five Natural Morning Sickness Remedies That Beat Nausea the Healthy Way

6 Props for the Most Kid-Friendly Backyard Around

Diabetes and Eyes: An Important Connection

Buying In Season Food is Only a Short Trip Away

How to Ease Watery Itchy Eyes this Allergy Season

How to Keep Produce Fresh for Longer

Three Quick, Tasty Asparagus Recipes Your Kids Will Love

Could You Have an Allergy to Contacts? How to Know and What to Do


Why Certified Organic Food Isn't the Only Cool Label

Sick and Tired! Natural Cold Remedies to Cure What Ails You

Three Creative Whole Grain Breakfast Ideas to Start the Day Right

Horton Disease: What is it? How Can it be Prevented? 

Playing Sports in Glasses or Contacts: Read This First

Avoid Eye Strain with These Simple Tips

"Have You Been Working Out?" Eye Exercises and Whether You Should be Doing Them

REM Sleep and Your Eyes - What's Happening in There? 

Four Partner Yoga Poses for the Family 

Should You Consider Astigmatism Surgery?

When to Take a Break From Contacts

How to Explain the Tooth Fairy to Your Child 

Why to Visit the Eye Doctor if Your Vision is 20/20

Why Green Tea Isn't Just for Sipping: Five Alternative Uses

Best Low Sugar Foods for Your Diet 

Six Natural Remedies for Owies and Boo-Boos

Causes of Eye Irritation Vary. What's Yours? 4 Possibilities and What to Do 

Before Buying Progressive Lenses: Things You Need to Know

Five Facts about Farm Fresh Eggs You Should Know

3 Ways to Make Natural DIY Dryer Sheets

Nine Natural Home Cold Remedies for Kids to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

Thinking about Fruit Picking This Summer? Everything You Need to Know

Celebrating National Trails Day with Food, Tradition, and Going the Extra Mile

Feeling Hung Out to Dry? Dry Eye Syndrome Defined. Plus, Tips and Treatments

Nearsighted vs. Farsighted: What Your Prescription Means

Four Outdoor Activities to Keep It Safe Around the Fire

Foreign Object in Your Eye? Know What to Do in an Emergency

How to Make Essential Oils Blend for a Natural Perfume in Three Easy Steps

Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and Opticians, Oh My! Which Eye Doctor to See, and Why