Neighborhoods & kids' health
Is the newfangled American dream (yes media room, no main street) hurting the very families it is designed to protect?
Weighty issues: the big problem no parent wants to discuss
One in three U.S. children has obesity, and this generation of kids is expected to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. Learn how to talk to your child about their health and weight, and what you can do to keep your child healthy.
Making fitness a family affair
Keeping it simple and fun is the key to making fitness part of the family routine.
What's behind kids' obesity?
Think you know why Generation XXL has swelled its ranks? Check out these five surprising and suspected supersizers.
7 dangerous teen trends
You probably don’t want to think about the ill-advised and life-destroying things some teens are doing — but you need to.
How to help tweens with body image issues
Many children as young as 9 and 10 start feeling dissatisfied with their bodies. Here’s how parents can help kids cope with these feelings and build a positive self-image.
Why kids benefit from having a dog
Children whose families have a dog are typically more responsible, emotionally healthier, and better-behaved than kids without one.
PE challenges for kindergartners, 1st, and 2nd graders
Exercise is important for healthy brain development and it makes a great study break!