Article Archive for Health Minded Parenting

5 yoga poses to help kids go to sleep (and stay asleep)
Sleep problems are common among children. In fact, most kids aren’t getting enough sleep at night. In 2004, The National Sleep...
America’s children are fighting for their lives:Twenty to 30 percent of American children are either overweight or at risk of...
Third trimester: Part four of our four-part pregnancy series
It’s no secret that women can become moody and forgetful when they’re pregnant. Heck, wouldn’t you be crabby if you suddenly...
Second trimester: Part three of our four-part pregnancy series
Now that you’re in your second trimester, you’re probably pleased to have that cute little (or not so little) pregnancy bump, as...
First trimester: Part two of our four-part pregnancy series
Congratulations! You’re probably feeling thrilled, or anxious, or both, about being pregnant. Maybe you’re feeling just a tad bit...
12 common-sense ways to minimize your exposure to electromagnetic radiation
As a citizen of the wireless age, you're swimming in invisible pollution. Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are reaching alarming...
Eat, play and talk together to make the most out of family time
It's important to establish healthy habits in the home, not just for you and your spouse, but because the practices your children...
Why unstructured, outdoor play is critical to the health of today's children ... and their planet
“I want to add this to my collection, momma,” announces my 4-year-old son as he holds up a muddy stick that he’s found alongside...
An excerpt from 'Family Fun and Fitness'
    Put out a platter of fresh, cut-up vegetables with healthy dip (such as an organic salad dressing or yogurt dip) just before...
It can be difficult to keep the kiddies amused over the holiday season without resorting to electronic "babysitters." But, even...