Did you know that about 80% of our immune system originates in the gut and that without the trillions of beneficiary bacteria in it we could not survive? Most of us, however, don’t have enough of these healthy bacteria that help prevent the production of toxic substances in our intestines. High fat, high sugar diets, <... >
Valentine’s Day is one holiday I look forward to in this drab stretch of winter blues. As soon as they are up, the red, pink and white hearts and cupid signs in shop windows make my heart jingle. They bring back my Tween years – that age of innocence when romance holds the promise of <... >
You bolster your child’s intellect with chess, his or her physique with basketball and soccer, and dexterity with Wii games – but what about your teen’s emotional intelligence? Enter Keep It Real, the board game for teens and adults that prompts genuine soul-searching and is great fun in the process. The game has thought-provoking questions <... >
If you’ve ever craved superfood that would provide nourishment for your family and taste great, then feast your eyes on the lineup of Kopali Organics snacks.
La Chamba Clay Cookware takes you full circle back to what your ancestors knew: the simple, eco-friendly pleasure of cooking with clay.
If you’re discouraged by the thought of throwing a house party this holiday season for lack of inspiration, time, or money, think twice about it. A few details here and there can go a long way to create a special atmosphere without having a home makeover. Add a twig of mistletoe above the door, freshly <... >
As a parent to young children, I enjoy the holidays with renewed interest. My kids understand who Santa is, but don’t know Mama is Mrs. Claus – researching the latest products two months in advance before the mad dash to shop, shop, shop followed by wrap, wrap, wrap. Here is a wonderful assortment of holiday <... >
Tweens come in all shapes these days. Some are still sweet and innocent little girls who love their dolly while others seem already ripe for the teen years. What can you get the girls in your family this holiday? Here’s a list of possibilities for Tween girls, ages 7 and older. Look carefully: some of <... >
Certain items present a surefire way to please pregnant, new or frazzled moms: shoes and boots that look great but are comfortable.