Family Articles – Page 3

Get the Trans Fat Facts in Your Diet

Worried about trans fat foods? This guide can help you avoid this fatty poison

When it comes to trans fat, experts believe that we might as well be eating poison. That’s right: there’s simply no upside when it comes to trans fats. They’re essentially a heart attack in food form — far more so than the normal American diet of high fat, low nutritional foods.

Understanding the facts about trans fat foods helps you protect yourself, and your family, from this nutritional nightmare.

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Save Money — Teach Your Children Good Eating Habits

Stop stuffing your kids. Learn how you can teach your children good eating habits and save money at the same time

Would you like to know the ‘key’ to teaching your children good eating habits? It’s not as difficult as you think. By learning this one concept, you’ll be on your way to teaching your children how to eat right, have healthy eating habits, and the bonus of saving money.

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Are School Lunches Costing You an Arm and a Leg?

If school lunches are killing your budget, use these tips and save money

Yes, I know. Even when it comes to school lunches, there is peer pressure. Your kids want to have lunches like everybody else. They don’t want to be the weird kid who brings a boring lunch to school — with kids; even lunches have to be cool.

If you’ve found yourself in this situation, instead of arguing with the kids, use these school lunch ideas, pack cool lunches, and save a cool fortune.

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Safety First! What You Need to Know About Child Safety

Follow these child safety tips to protect your baby

One of the most important things new parents need to learn is child safety. Thousands of children are hurt in their own homes every year — often, these accidents were preventable. To keep your child safe, follow these tips about child safety in the home.

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Charity Starts at an Early Age

Learn the lessons and hear the heartwarming story of charity and kindness by an 8-year-old boy

In today’s ‘gimme, gimme’ world filled with commercialism, marketing, and ‘looking out for #1,’ it’s heartwarming and encouraging when you hear about acts of charity and kindness — especially when the good Samaritan is an 8-year-old.

Such is the case with Quinn Sargent. Learn how this thoughtful boy put others first, how he was rewarded, and how you can encourage this type of behavior in your child.

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Tame the Overflow of Children’s Toys with these Toy-Buying Guidelines

Are children’s toys overtaking your home? Buy the best by following these guidelines

Do your children’s toys overwhelm you? Are your children overwhelmed by their toys? Do guests mistake your home for Toys R Us? If so, you have probably followed in the footsteps of many well-meaning parents before you. You, most likely with the help of over-eager grandparents, have given your children too many toys. Now the toys have taken over your home. How do you regain control? Follow these helpful guidelines.

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Free, Fun Activities for the Whole Family

Fun activities your kids will love and won’t cost you a fortune

Fun activities are one of the best ways to build lasting relationships and memories with your children. The problem is, what your kids think is fun is also usually expensive. If you’re looking for fun activities for kids that everyone in the family will enjoy, look no further.

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4 Tips for Choosing a Baby Crib that is Safe for Your New Baby

Think carefully before you choose a baby crib — follow these tips

Buying your new baby a baby crib can be fun and exciting. After all, it is where your precious little bundle will sleep. Gone are the pioneer days of bringing home the baby and letting it sleep in dresser drawers. Today babies get their own specially decorated rooms.

Preparing a special nursery? Be sure you choose the right crib, read these essential child safety tips.

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5 Tips to Choosing the Best Day Care for Your Child

Know what to look for when choosing a day care center

Choosing the best day care for your children can be difficult. Your children are your most precious possessions and you work hard to give them the best of everything. Day care shouldn’t be any different. Confused about how to choose a day care center? Follow these tips.

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Buying Children’s Toys — 5 Safety Tips

Keep your child safe — Follow these tips for choosing children’s toy

With the Christmas season looming, it’s time to discuss safety when buying kids toys! According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Children’s toys are responsible for an alarming amount of injuries each year, sometimes, even death. No parent wants to go through this nightmare. Keep your children safe and follow a few simple tips

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