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Did you Know Swimming Helps Develop Math Skills in Children?

In honor of National Water Safety Month, a national survey commissioned by Swimways Corp., a leading pool and outdoor recreational products manufacturer, revealed that more than 4 out of 5 parents understand that learning to swim by age 5 increases a child’s self-confidence. However, 88% of parents were unaware that learning to swim before age 5 […]

[Giveaway] Enter to Win Two Baskets Full of Neutrogena Beauty Products for Mom & Teen

We are VERY excited about our new partnership with Neutrogena, where we’ll be soon sharing articles and Facebook Lives for you and your teen too look – and feel – fabulous for the holidays. We wanted to kick-off our partnership the best way we can….offering our BEST giveaway ever with YOU, our beloved audience! This […]

[Shopping] 15 Acne-Fighting Essentials to Add in the Back to School List

This is part of a sponsored program with our friends at Neutrogena. As always, our expressions are ours. Research says that almost 8 in 10 teens have acne, as do many adults. So, it’s a much common problem that we may think. Teens are specially prone to this temporary skin condition due to the puberty […]

5 Super Easy Summer Skincare Tips for Teen Girls and Moms

Warmer weather calls for many changes regarding our body care. The cold weather is finally behind us, and now it’s time we switch up our beauty routine to a bit lighter regimen. The extra nourishing products should be replaced with those that will handle high temperatures much easier, providing you with flawless glow and radiant […]

Study Says Pasta May Actually Help Kids Have Better Overall Diet

Pasta is a convenient, nutritious, easy-to-prepare meal for families.  Pasta pleases even the pickiest of young eaters.  And now, even more good news: new research shows that pasta consumption in children and adolescents is associated with a better diet quality than that of children who do not eat pasta. The research, which was presented at […]

This Hanukkah DIY Toy for Kids Also Help Develop their Motor Skills

It’s almost Hanukkah again—and when the candles are lit and the blessings are said, it’s time for the games to begin! This year, rather than playing dreidel with chocolate coins or pocket change, Jewish families around the country are planning to use a new marker that kids accumulate as they win—the colorful tubes and pronged […]

10 Things Parents Should Know About Tuberculosis

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of DiMe Media for the TB Blood Test, but as always, all expressions are ours. What do you know about Tuberculosis? Does the word scare you and yet you don’t know the warning signs like us? Tuberculosis continues to be a major health problem worldwide, with 30%  infected, […]

[Infographic] Is Your Tween Drinking Enough Water?

A new study has found that fully three-quarters of American children drink less water than they should. The study, commissioned by SodaStream USA, the world’s largest sparkling water brand, polled 1,000 mothers of children ages 4 to 12 about their water consumption. The research found that only one in four children drink the six to […]

[Video] Watch Fisher-Price’s “A Film By You” About the Child’s Unique Potential Through Play

A Film By You is a mini retrospective film from the perspective of a child, showing the incredible developmental journey in the first five years of life, featuring footage from 25 real families in six countries and from submissions shared by the Fisher-Price global Facebook community. The film, created by Fisher-Price, Inc., one of the world’s leading infant […]

[Infographic] Keeping Kids Safe Around Medicines At Home

The increase of medicines in the home since 1980 is staggering: Today there are three times as many prescriptions filled in the U.S. and five times as many dollars spent on over-the-counter medicines. With more medicine in the home than ever before, Safe Kids Worldwide is putting parents on alert to be vigilant about protecting […]

[Video] 5 Benefits of a Daily Meditation Practice

Reportly, Giselle Bundchen, Angelina Jolie, Demi Moore, Oprah, Eva Mendes and Katy Perry all swear by it. According to Wikipedia.org, there are over 3,000 scientific studies on the benefits of daily practice, which include that of the American Psychological Association, Harvard Medical School and University of California. Just like taking vitamins and using moisturizer, meditation works best […]

[Video] Singer P!nk and “Star Wars” Partner with “UNICEF Kid Power”

By getting active with the UNICEF Kid Power Band, kids go on missions to learn about new cultures and earn points. Points unlock funding from partners, parents and fans, and funds are used by UNICEF to deliver lifesaving packets of therapeutic food to severely malnourished children around the world. The newest UNICEF Kid Power National […]