10 Unique Ways to Stay Active This Fall

When the weather gets cold, it can be hard to motivate yourself to leave the couch, and keep up all of your active habits from the summer months. Days are colder and nights come earlier, and it’s easy to give up on good habits formed during the bright, hot days of summer. If you’re worried that you’re going to look more like a bear than a person at the end of the winter, you’ll need to start digging deep for motivation to exercise now, rather than later.

10 Tips to Get the Most out of a Parent-Teacher Conference

In the America educational system, parents and teachers meet at least once a year to have a parent-teacher conference, to discuss the unique needs of each child, and how they can work together to help the student achieve success. While the intention of these meetings is to foster communication, many parents await them with trepidation because they’re unsure of their role in their child’s education, and don’t know how to get involved.

Healthy School Lunch Tips for the Little Ones

School’s officially back in and well underway! Raise your hand if you are a parent with kids in school, who struggles with making lunches? It can be a daunting task: not only trying to find foods those little ones will actually eat, but items that will fit within school guidelines (i.e. nut-free, litter-less, etc.).

12 Celebrities with Dramatic Weight Transformations

Many of us follow the lives of our favorite celebrities obsessively, and it’s never been easier. Facebook pages, gossip columns that post up-to-the-minute updates, and personal Instagram pages allow us to see how our favorite celebs live their lives — including where they go, what friends they hang out with, and what they eat. One of the most popular topics for celebrity gossip columnists is weight — who’s gained weight, who’s lost weight for a role, and who is undergoing a full-body transformation.

Why is Chocolate So Addictive?

It’s sweet, creamy, and for many people something they simply must indulge in at least once a day. It’s a midnight snack; a treat for a job well done; something that some people turn to if they are having a bad day; and is placed in everything from cake, to ice cream, and melted down in a fondue to dip fruit in.

How Smart Home Gadgets Could Improve Seniors’ Health

Though your Mother, Father, Grandma, and Grandpa refuse to admit it, they’re getting older. The self-serve, smart home technological boom couldn’t have come at a better time. Though cold, emotionless gadgets are a poor substitute for a son or daughter’s helping hand, technology has certainly come a long way.

Limit Eating These Food for Whiter Teeth

Most of the time when people make a meal plan, they strive to ensure that it contains all the essential nutrients that they need to get through their day. They think about whether they’re getting all the veggies they need, how many carbohydrates are present, and whether there’s too much refined sugar. Most of the time, people don’t think about how the things that they put in their mouth affect their teeth, and how long it will take to remove the discoloration if they enjoy these foods on a regular basis.