Health and Fitness

5 Home Remedies for the Common Cold

By April Davis

As this winter season is starting to wrap up (I live in the glorious desert) I find that we're still coughing and sneezing a little more than I like.  I typically wait until it's serious to head in to the Doctor's office, so it's nice to have a few home-remedies to try first, in hopes that we don't... Read More

I Started Olympic Weight Lifting. It’s Hilarious And Terrifying.

By Kalli Verbecky

I recently took up a new hobby and it sort of happens to be Olympic Weightlifting. It might seem kind of odd for a 34-year-old, married, PTA secretary and mother of three to be interested in that kind of thing, but if you knew me you probably wouldn't find it weird at all. Then again, my D... Read More

THIS Type Of Mom Is More Likely To Live To Age 95 Or Older

By YourTango

It's OK to put your biological clock on snooze. If you wait to have children a little later in life, you may increase your odds for surviving to an unusually old age. A Boston University School of Medicine study published in the journal Menopause found that women who are able to hav... Read More

5 Workouts You Can Do From Your Living Room

By April Davis

I'm here to help you be more successful with those fitness resolutions you made this year. I myself am a victim of failed resolutions.  Years of giving up repressive diets, difficult workouts and lots of shin splints.  No more. I finally figured out the key for me.  If I like what I'm doing... Read More

11 Things I Keep Stocked In My House for Flu Season

By Rachael Herrscher

I like to be prepared. I'm not trying to get all viral outbreak up in here, but there's nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night with a sick kid and not having what you need. Here's a list of our "medicine cabinet must- haves": Clorox Wipes Costco sized.  When sickness h... Read More

I Was A Cranky, Angry, Sleep-Deprived Mom Until I Discovered This

By YourTango

The exercise that changed my entire life for the better. In 2011, after being hospitalized for a major staph infection, I went through a period where I had severe insomnia. Two weeks passed and I slept only one to three hours per night. It was, hands down, the worst time of my life. I'd b... Read More

7 Things I Take Every Day

By Rachael Herrscher

I've had this post sitting in my drafts for awhile now, but recently a friend Alex Lawrence asked me to talk about health on a podcast that he does - so I finished this post up! You can hear that interview about health, family, and business HERE. You can check out and subscribe to his podcast HERE... Read More

13 Top Tips for Parents of Picky Eaters

By Rachael Herrscher

We're excited to work with PediaSure Sidekicks this summer to help parents maximize the nutrition that growing bodies need. 93 percent of kids don't eat enough vegetables and 60 percent don't eat enough fruit. PediaSure recognizes this nutritional challenge, and that’s why Pediasure has c... Read More

Twins? No, they don’t run in my family.

By Anna Shirley

Fun fact. I always wanted twins. Of course, this was prior to any pregnancies and the idea of getting two babies for the price of one pregnancy seemed like a pretty sweet deal. Turns out, I love being pregnant. I don't get sick. I lose all the hair on my legs so I essentially don't have to shave for... Read More

$1000 For You, $1000 For Him

By Rachael Herrscher

Yep. We've got a $2000 prize on the line for one lucky person and a +1.  Who's the +1? It could be your husband, your dad, your brother, your father-in-law, a friend.  The key is that they are a man you know and love and want to keep around for a long time. $1000 for you + $1000 for him + bett... Read More