Despite the nervousness many parents may feel about allowing their child use a smartphone, research shows that this tool can be beneficial, from improving cognitive abilities to teaching social skills.
Author/illustrator Bonnie Bright is contributing a portion of book sales to Zero Waste San Diego. Her children's book Casey's Compost is a simple, rhyming tale about a young boy who discovers composting.
Iced tea pops make fun treats for hot summer days, only they are healthy for the whole family, totally customizable, and packed with herbal goodness you won’t find in store freezers.
Graco, one of the nation’s largest children’s products manufacturers, has committed to banning the use of four of the most toxic chemical flame retardant chemicals from its products.
For every purchase of one its PVC-, phthalate- and BPA-free bamboo toothbrushes, Smile Squared donates a toothbrush to a child in need.
The Ecology Center today released new research on toxic chemicals such as lead, arsenic and mercury in low-cost children's and adult jewelry.
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares her struggles adjusting to life with a toddler and his finicky relationship with food.
Childhood music lessons have long-term, positive effects on the brain.
The Center for Health, Environment and Justice’s 2011 Back to School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies helps parents find safer and affordable school supplies for their children.
Researchers add another item to the long list of health problems caused my secondhand smoke.
Get to know Traditional Community Herbalist Kristine Brown and enter to win a subscription to Herbal Roots Zine, a great resource for teaching kids about herbs!
Keep your family safe and enjoy all of the fun of splishing, splashing and wading in the water with these pool safety tips for children!
Looking for refreshing drinks to serve to your little one? Use herbs to make drinks the whole family will enjoy!
Here are some ingredients to make cooking with kids a tasty experience!
Relieve ear infections with this at-home remedy. One young mother takes a crash course in using herbs for this common childhood complaint.
Herbs can be used to add flavor to a child's food from a very early age, and can often assist with health worries.
Be on the look for these food dyes in your children's foods. They may be doing more harm than good.
Take a look at these herbs to fight colds, flus and ear infections.
Kids and veggies don’t mix, right? Guest blogger Stephanie Small doesn't buy it. Re-learn a few tried-and-true tips to help your children actually enjoy their vegetables.
Learn the benefits of an infant massage and how to give one from certified infant massage instructor and practitioner Brenda Stansfield.
Try using aromatherapy to reconnect with family and friends.
Marci O'Brien writes about sharing her love of gardening with her daughter.