Alleviate Dry Eyes With Four Easy Fixes

Eye

Dry Eye Disease is a growing problem. Here’s what you can do about it. (Photo by John Sheets, Flickr)

My eyes are killing me. They itch. They’re dry. Sometimes they water, but it never seems to alleviate the irritation. I alternate between wearing glasses and contact lenses, but when my eyes are aggravated, it doesn’t matter how many eye drops I put in, I simply want to pluck my eyeballs out of their sockets. Is this normal? And why am I having so much trouble? Read more of this post

Eat More Legumes to Improve Your Health

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You’re not eating nearly enough beans and other legumes. (Photo by Kevin O’Mara, Flickr)

Are you cranky, bloated, and just downright uncomfortable? Are you having trouble fitting into your favorite pair of jeans? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you probably aren’t consuming enough legumes in your diet. This results in fiber deficiency, weight gain and ultimately, constipation. Read more of this post

Make Your Child Pretty As A Princess With Kid Safe Nail Polish

First manicure

Make your child’s first manicure a safe one with edible nail polish. (Photo by Pauline Rosenberg, Flickr)

Little girls love to play dress up, and that oftentimes includes putting on mommy’s nail polish. Now you can indulge your child’s fashion sense by providing a safe alternative to chemical-based products they may be too young to wear. Read more of this post

Why Parents Should Teach Children to Wash Their Hands [VIDEO]

Boys washing hands

Teaching children to wash their hands often will keep them happy and healthy. (Photo by WoodleyWonderWorks, Flickr)

During cold and flu season, every teacher and family I know with young children gets sick. It seems inevitable. Some pestilence or another sweeps through schools and households like one of the plagues of Egypt, and both educators and parents are left wondering what they can possibly do to keep well. The answer is simple: teach children to wash their hands.  Read more of this post

5 High-Fiber Foods To Keep You Full

Man looking into refrigerator for a midnight snack

If you’re always hungry, put down the cookies and reach for these filling foods instead. (Photo by Pete Markham, Flickr)

Are you always hungry? Then you might not be getting enough fiber in your diet. According to Everyday Health, men should get between 30 to 38 grams of fiber per day. Women between 18 and 50 should get 25 grams per day, and 21 grams per day if she is 51 and older. So what should you eat to banish that growling, demanding monster residing in your stomach? Here are 5 suggestions to keep you full. Read more of this post