If Mom Gets a Nap for Mother’s Day I’m Going to SCREAM

By Erin Oltmanns

*climbs onto soapbox” I’ve noticed something over the last few years. Every Mother’s Day I see moms posting messages on Facebook or Instagram sharing messages of gratitude and heartfelt appreciation for the fact that they…. Wait for it… Got to take a nap. A nap. Now, let... Read More

Three Foods You Should Stop Eating Immediately

By Guest Post

Trying to eat healthy is THE WORST. You count calories, you meal plan, and you suffer through rice cakes and carrot sticks while dreaming of going all Buddy the Elf on your afternoon snack. To top it all off, it's frustrating when you don't lose weight even though you're on your best behavior... Read More

7 Health and Fitness Instagrammers You Should Be Following

By Kalli Verbecky

I wouldn't call myself a fitness expert by any means, I just like fitness and I work out. If I was an expert I'd probably have abs, but I don't. I have been a part of this scene long enough to know how to spot someone who knows what they're doing and wants to share the fitness love + some ... 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

What New Parents Need to Know About Infant and Newborn Vision

By Friends for Sight

New parents often describe the joy they feel when first peering into the eyes of their child. There seems to be a literal connection between them. Coupled with this love and closeness is a question, can they see me back? How does the world appear to a newborn child? When does a baby begin to see? ... 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

Nature – Just What the Doctor Ordered

By Nature Rocks

I was out running today and bumped into my neighbor. We got to talking about the benefits of a week at the beach or in the woods or on a farm. She grew up spending time in nature and swears by its health benefits. She said she regrets that kids today learn from their parents to be scared of nature... Read More

Smoothie King Introduces Veggie Blend Smoothies + $200 Giveaway

By Rachael Herrscher

Smoothie King is launching Veggie Blends veggie and fruit smoothies! The new flavors include: Apple Kiwi Kale, Berry Carrot Dream, and Carrot Kale Dream. Perfect for your busy family trying to fit in the healthy stuff, especially now that spring sports and all of the carpools are in full swing! G... Read More

The Family That Ran 680 Miles to Disneyland

By Rachael Herrscher

Guest post from Erin Harding, Salt Lake City Let me start by stating we are nerds.  I know this. So, the excitement of Christmas had just wound down, and I was bracing myself for a long, inversion-ridden winter.  January and February were going to be hard (if it was anything like 2013).  What ... Read More

Why We Can’t Live In Fear of Cancer

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Six weeks ago, one of my good friends was diagnosed with breast cancer and told that it had already spread to her lymph nodes. I was blown away. She's young, she's healthy, and she doesn't have any family history of cancer. My heart broke for her and the battle that her body has to endure. And to... Read More