If you’re a parent of a teen—or even pre-teen—getting them to go to bed on time at night or waking them up in the morning may be your least
favorite routine. Whether they’ve become a night owl or you have to tell them, “It’s time to get up!” 42 times in the morning—there’s a reason
why and biology plays a big role.
For many folks, a hot (or cold!) cup of coffee is the perfect way to jump start their morning.
In fact, 80 percent of American adults drink caffeine daily, but it’s not only adults these days.
Caffeine has found its way into the candy, snacks and desserts favored by kids and young adults, too.
What are the ramifications of this stimulant on growing bodies? Should parents be concerned? We have the answers!
Yesterday, we shared some of our best summer safety tips, and included in this was a look at gardening safety!
Now it's time to go into more detail,
because whether you love it, hate it or feel impartial to it, yard work is a part of most adults' lives. It's important to take the proper precautions against muscle strain.
If you live in the United States, you’ve most likely taken a dip in a chlorinated pool
at some point or another—if not every summer of your life. Not only that, if you
had a glass of tap water today, you probably drank some chlorine. The general population
seems to have accepted that chlorine is safe, but newer studies are indicating that harmful
effects may result from this common chemical.
With so many days spent outside in the summer months, it’s pretty much prime bug-biting time.
And these bites aren’t just itchy and irritating—they also run the risk of contracting some pretty serious
diseases and illnesses. Protection is a must! Here’s the buzz on bug sprays, both traditional and
If you’re a patient of chiropractic, you’ve heard how important your cervical curve is to your overall spinal health. The cervical curve consists of the first seven vertebrae in your spine, starting from the base of your skull at the C1 (atlas) vertebrae and ending at your thoracic spine.
How many times have you been told to sit up straight? It turns out Mom was right;
sitting up straight is good advice indeed. Hunching your shoulders and keeping your
head down while working, studying, reading or texting isn’t just bad for posture,
it can actually reduce the healthy curve in your cervical spine. Get in the loop about
why the body has—and needs—this important curve.
Summer’s almost here, and you know what that means—it’s time for a break in the routine! For some,
this can mean weeks of unstructured kid time and struggling to fill the long days. No worries,
because we’re here to help. It’s the perfect season to keep kids active (and increase your own
fitness level as well!), so make a deal with the little ones; this summer will be the healthiest
and most fun one yet! Start a brainstorming session as a family to come up with activity ideas. Here are some fun ones to help you get started!
Experts agree, getting enough sleep is critical when it comes to kids’ body and brain development.
With school back in session, kids need consistent rest to ensure they stay alert, cope with the demands of the classroom and get the most out of their learning experiences. Here are a few healthy sleep habits
to help your kids get enough quality ZZZs each night.