Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
With a plethora of health resources available these days, it can be hard to know where to look for reliable, accurate and useful information. When it comes to raising healthy kids in an increasingly unhealthy world, where do you start? Coach Nicole r... Read more
Radishes are one of the perfect vegetables for novice gardeners, including children, to grow—they are that easy! They range in color from deep scarlet to bright fuchsia and have many culinary possibilities: sliced into salads, eaten as finger f... Read more
Of course we know that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in this country- and now it's been spilling over to our kids. Obesity among children is skyrocketing, and getting a lot of attention these days, but I think people are still not... Read more
Remember the good ole days when you could go out on a summer day play all day only going in when you were hungry, then going back out and not coming home till the street lights were on? I remember that and mom didn't have to worry about anything bein... Read more
I've taken my one-year old daughter to a child/parent swim. The class is 30 minutes with about 30 minutes of play time. The water is about 4 feet and we do spend some of the class swimming on our backs and swimming side stroke with the child in our a... Read more
Hello everyone I'm new to Spark People. Ok I'm a 41yr old mother of three and grandmother of three who has been struggling with my weight for about 16yrs, after the birth of my youngest. I've come to the realization that my life have change not all f... Read more
I shamefully admit my children's diet was as terrible as mine before joining Spark. I didn't cook. I couldn't cook, I couldn't be bothered. My children's meals consisted of grilled cheese sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, fries, prepackaged snac... Read more
Let's say you have an obese child and they spend their allowance buying candy and hiding it from you. You find it in their room and their book bag. You don't want to deny them spending money, but you also don't want to support this behavior.... Read more
If you are having difficulty getting over regular soda and want to switch to diet soda but can't stomach the flavor try filling most of your glass with diet and topping it off with the real stuff. It gives it the flavor of regular but for a fraction... Read more
I precook almost all of my vegetables in my microwave. This is especially good for onions and root vegetables. We love onions and sauteeing them till clear is needed in many recipes. No spatter when micro-sauteed Less oil is needed.The microwave ensu... Read more
Editor's Note: Today we're sharing an excerpt of Get Well & Stay Well, a book by two of the foremost experts in integrative medicine, Dr. Steve Amoils and Dr. Sandi Amoils. The Amoils are co-medical directors of The Alliance Institute for... Read more
By definition, a taproot is the single root of a plant that extends deep into the soil to supply the above-ground plant with nutrients. My definition of a taproot is YUM! It is such a shame these vegetables are grown below ground because many a... Read more
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