Internet Survival Kit

Learn about the technology that your children are using, what they are using it for, and how you can keep…

The black walnuts in your back yard are healthy

It’s that time of year when walnuts will start dropping off the trees and black walnuts are a tasty, healthy…

Extramarital Affairs in the Workplace

Having an extramarital affair not only can hurt a marriage, but also the children and family. The percentage of those…

Chronic Illnesses and Marriages

When a chronic illness strikes, there is a challenge in marriages. Research has shown that a chronic illness can have…

Keeping Back-to-School Lunches Safe

Whether you pack a lunch for your scholar or for yourself, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans gives basic food safety…

Keep your athlete hydrated

Proper nutrition is always important for children but it is especially important for the young athlete. A well-hydrated body is…

Feed your young athlete for maximum performance

Eating healthfully helps an athlete to reach their maximum potential. Good stamina and energy are also a result of regularly…

Cooked or raw, tomatoes are a healthy choice

Is a tomato a fruit or vegetable? Botanically, tomatoes are a fruit with healthful benefits of both lycopene and vitamin…

Get rid of pantry pests

The first sign that you have pantry pests is the presence of small brown beetles, moths or worms in your…

Food prices are up but there are still ways to save

If it seems like you are spending more and more money every time you go to the grocery store, you…

Mindful Eating

Do have a habit of eating when you are bored, lonely, stressed out, depressed or even tired? Sometimes we find…

Selecting the Right Apple

There are lots of varieties of apples and knowing how to select the best apple for the preparation or eating…

Learning to be gluten-free

Gluten-free is a term appearing on food labels, being mentioned in health articles and you may have even heard your…

Prevent problems with your home-canned foods

There is nothing more disappointing than to find problems with your food when you want to use them. Here are…

School Success Requires Family Commitment

According to education experts, a lot of school success depends on attitudes toward education fostered in the home… Original Source

Families Should Set Guidelines to Ensure Quality Studying

Every family needs to set its own guidelines for studying at home… Original Source

Organization a Key to Morning Before School Success

Hectic schedules and hurried breakfasts don’t have to be part of the morning routine when students start back to school…

Back to School Shopping Good Time to Teach Children About Money

Many families are getting busy buying new clothes, shoes, book bags and school supplies. Then when school starts, there will…

Good Nutrition and Learning Go Hand-in-Hand

Research shows children who are nutritionally fit are more likely to have the energy, stamina and self-esteem that enhance their…

Are School Lunches Making the Grade?

School lunches are important because they provide brain power for afternoon classes and energy for after-school activities… Original Source

Be Sure You Are Packing Healthy Sack Lunches

What a child eats impacts their learning and behavior, as well as growth and development… Original Source

Put a Lid on Canning Problems

There’s more to canning than putting a lid on a jar and getting it to seal, but if it doesn’t…

Drenching the Water Myths

Water is an essential nutrient, yet there may be some misconceptions about it. Water is needed to control body temperature,…

It's that peachy time of year

It’s time to take advantage of fresh juicy peaches. Peaches are a healthy choice for a snack when picked right…

Preserving Berries

When the season gets into full swing and they are either too plentiful in the garden or too good a…

Can eating grilled meats cause a cancer risk?

Summer is a time when everyone moves cooking outdoors grilling. It’s hard to beat the flavor of a hot grilled…

Mold on Food can be Dangerous

You might think that the little bit of mold on your bread or on top of your cream cheese is…

What to do with Soy

Soynuts, soy burgers, soy yogurt and other similar products are becoming popular, but there are some lesser-known products such as…

Asparagus

Asparagus is one of those vegetables that people either love or hate. When choosing asparagus, look for firm, narrow, green…

Nutrition Fact vs. Fiction

Do you, like many, have trouble distinguishing fact from fiction? With all of the nutrition information reported, it’s easy to…