A Pressure-Less Workout To Restore the Mommy Core and Pelvic Floor

Every mom has a goal of shedding baby weight, whether that be right away or over a few years. The problem is, women often are not properly educated on rehabilitating the pelvic floor before returning to exercise. The exercise trend these days is using High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT to get the maximal workout in the shortest period of time. These concepts also hold true for the popular brand of Crossfit, in which the WOD or workout of the day often includes heavy lifting and... read more

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Log Flumes and Bonding

If you are ever interested in witnessing pure joy amongst all ages and cultures, I strongly suggest you watch people at the end of those log flume water park rides. This revelation came to me when I was at Universal … read more

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Readers’ Comments: “The Gift of a Gap Year”

Many readers responded to my column, “The Gift of a Gap Year”. For example, an Ivy League college administrator writes: “It’s time for the 40- and 50-year-olds (and grandparents) who have grown up with the old paradigms to look at … read more

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How Can I Make My Toddler Sleep?

My 3 year old will NOT sleep. He keeps coming out of his room and it’s driving me crazy. How can I make him sleep? Well, you can’t really make him sleep, but you can create an environment that is … read more

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Keeping Kids Active For Better Health

Keeping children healthy as they grow is important. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have found that more than a third of all children are overweight or obese. That’s a genuine problem for them, since being overweight … read more

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The 5 Realities of Braving Air Travel with Kids

Who has ever been scared or fearful getting ready to travel with your kids? I’ve recently been there myself. The idea of a little rest and relaxation and ditching the cold is great in theory, but then the reality sets … read more

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Delicious Peanut Butter Recipes

Here’s a little bit about Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter: From its origins in Pic Picot’s garage in 2007, Nelson, New Zealand-based Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter has today become New Zealand’s No. 1 peanut butter and can be found … read more

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Better Health Better Romance

Actress Eva Mendes dropped women’s jaws around the country when she said that sweatpants cause divorce. What was meant to be a light-hearted comment turned into a full debate among social circles nationwide. Are sweatpants really that bad? Although Eva … read more

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