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Antibiotics and Children
By Heidi Wachter
Finnish study finds antibiotic use in young children may alter gut microbiome and lead to weight gain and asthma later in childhood.
Heart Disease
By Heidi Wachter
Ongoing research suggests that a sedentary lifestyle can impair arterial health in young children.
Burdens of the-Past
By Jon Spayde
Painful events from childhood can linger, creating stress and anxiety today. Here’s how you can take empowered steps toward healing.
marketing towards children
By Craig Cox
A new study shows that major candy brands increased their television marketing to kids after promising to curtail ads.
Strength-Training-for-Kids
By Chrissy Zmijewski
Is there a safe way for my kid to strength train?
Family Values á la Francaise
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on why perhaps it’s time we stopped obsessing about how the French eat, and started emulating the way they live.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has dropped, according to a federal report — but among older kids, a high obesity rate is holding steady.
By Experience Life Staff
Christy Rice offers a revised "100 Days of School" list that could help teach kids about basic arithmetic and eating healthy.
Babies and friends
By Karen Olson
When people have children, it can be tough to stay connected to those who don’t. With effort and patience, though, relationships can survive the transition.
Beautiful Girl by Christiane Northrup
By Jamie Martin
Digital initiatives director Jamie Martin shares a book aimed at encouraging healthy body image in girls from a young age.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Changing holiday traditions is a touchy subject. Here's how we broached the subject.
mindfulness and obesity prevention
By Experience Life Staff
Schools with wellness-oriented curriculums teach students social-emotional learning as well as how to thrive — and are leading the way for other institutions to start doing the same.
Food Fight
By Jon Spayde
Making the decision to eat healthy can trigger tension with family members or friends. Healthy-eating expert and author Darya Pino Rose shares her strategies for finding peace at the dinner table.
She Believed
By Jamie Martin
Digital initiatives manager Jamie Martin shares her journey toward becoming a prenatal yoga teacher.
Latham Thomas
By Jamie Martin
Maternity lifestyle expert and author Latham Thomas on the importance of love, self-care and boundaries during pregnancy and after.
yellow leaves in water
By Maggie Lyon
Change is in the air. Not only is the weather subtly shifting with the turn of the season soon upon us, but deeply, on an inside basis, change is just, well everywhere.
wheat
By Maggie Lyon
Maggie Lyon on celebrating who you are.
Expert Answers On Why Your Hands and Feet Go Numb While You're Working Out
By Kara Douglass Thom
Triathlete shares her thoughts on the strength of family fitness.
A father who has his son on his shoulders.
By Kara Douglass Thom
Learn how to engage your children and get involved with their fitness.
By Kara Douglass Thom
Even with the motivation the New Year brings, starting a fitness routine still isn't easy -- especially for busy moms. Developing the mental strength to get you moving has to be step number one before fitness can become a lifelong habit.
A mother plays with her child.
By Experience Life Staff
Laurie Lethert Kocanda on overcoming mother guilt.
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