Best & worst foods for "sick" season
Minimize sick days and keep your child happy and healthy this winter by following these simple dietary tips.
Childhood obesity and poverty
What parents should know about the complex causes of the obesity epidemic.
Goblin granola for a healthy Halloween
Instead of offering sugar-packed holiday recipes, we offer a hearty nutritious granola snack or breakfast cereal as an antidote for the trick-or-treaters in your family.
Help your child eat a healthy lunch
When your child goes back to school you can't guarantee she will eat healthy food in her lunch every day, but there's a lot you can do to steer her in the right direction.
How you can help at home: Families can help reinforce healthy lifestyles with these easy activities.
Reader tips: Favorite ideas for healthy living
Teach your kids healthy living skills.
One mom's cafeteria crusade
Fed up with the burgers and sodas taking over her son's cafeteria, Dana Woldow fought to bring healthy meals to middle-schoolers.
Edible scavenger hunt
Give your third-, fourth-, or fifth-grader healthy detective work with this nutritious game.
5 ways to keep your child healthy
Find out how old wives' tales meet modern science to ward off runny noses, sore throats, and sick days.
Addictive behaviors: Smoking, drinking and media
Alcohol ads affects underage drinking. Kids are bombarded with thousands of images of smoking in movies alone. Here is how parents can fight back.
Give your kids a love of physical activities
How you can help at home: Finding the right physical activity for your child will keep her fit.
Healthy Snack-Time Treats
Ants on a Log or Apple Ladybugs might be just the pick-me-up your child needs.
Feed your child's imagination and nutrition know-how with a collage of good-for-you food.
Talking to kids about junk food and fast-food ads
Worried that your kids' eating habits are influenced by cutesy cartoons and jammin' jingles? Teach them to be ad-savvy with these tips.
Travel health and safety tips
Follow these tips to keep your family prepared and healthy on your next trip.
Taking fitness indoors
Here are easy ways to keep kids active, even in the depths of winter.
Winter fitness tips
Stay active this winter with our readers' suggestions for getting in shape.
5 tips for a healthy holiday
Try these tips to help your family stay healthy this holiday season.
Tips for nipping the flu in the bud
Learn how to prevent your family from being bitten by the H1N1 bug.