Kids are more vulnerable than adults to trace levels of lead and toxic chemicals in drinking water. Diseases and learning disabilities in later years can originate from exposure to lead and chemicals in formative years. I don’t pay too much attention to alarming headlines in newspapers but recent ones announcing that lead water levels were <... >
Going from overheated rooms to artic exteriors has been one of the horrifying tests of this season, a disaster for your skin’s balance and an invitation for runny noses and colds for your kids. As the last weeks of winter finally loom and in spite of some moments of more gleeful weather, you still need <... >
Young or old, if you love musical theater, New York City is certainly the place to be. And just a few blocks south of Times Square, TADA! Youth Theater has been providing high-quality musical theater productions performed by talented kids for family audiences for 25 years. TADA! provides a safe, creative and nurturing place where <... >
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 <... >