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Don't Be Fooled by These Misleading Labels on Kids' Foods

Don't believe the hype! These "healthy" label claims on packaged foods marketed towards kids aren't always as good as they sound.

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Want Your Kids to Eat Healthy Food? Stop Calling It Healthy

When you're trying to instill good eating habits, too much "healthy" hype can backfire.

Why You Should Think Twice About Giving Your Kids Gummy Vitamins

The sweet, chewy supplements are popular with kids (and grown-ups!). But parents should be aware of these potential pitfalls.

11 Foods That Fight Constipation in Kids

Looking for a natural way to help your child stay regular? Have her eat these healthy, fiber-rich foods and say sayonara to constipation.

Easiest-Ever Homemade Mac 'n' Cheese

This stovetop macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 15 minutes and has only five ingredients, including salt and pepper! (Plus, it's way tastier than the boxed version.)

Recall Alert! Your Applesauce Pouches May Contain Mold

Everything you need to know about the recent GoGo squeeZ recall.

The Good News (and the Bad News) About the State of Family Dinner

The statistics about family dinner are both encouraging, and, well, not so much.

What to Do When Grandma Feeds the Kids Junk

When to speak up--and when to let it slide.

Costco's 100-Calorie Vodka Ice Pops Are the Definition of Summer Bliss

As if we needed more of a reason to love Costco--these low-calorie, boozy popsicles will mentally transport you to a tropical vacation destination.

Oreo Is Launching Some of Our Favorite Desserts in Cookie Form and We Are Drooling

Rumor has it Oreo is going to bless us with a summer release date of three incredibly nostalgic flavors you're going to want to get your hands on.

Can We Please Stop Calling Food "Toxic"?

Why labeling certain foods as "toxic" is unfair and unhealthy, especially for kids.

Major Yogurt Company Slashes Sugar in Products for Babies and Kids

Yogurt may seem ultra healthy, but it's often packed with added sugar. Now Stonyfield is cutting back on sweeteners in its products for babies and kids.

Got Dessert-Obsessed Kids? This Solution Sounds Crazy-But It Works!

If your kids are obsessed with dessert, try this sounds-crazy-but-works strategy!

The Worst Foods and Drinks for Kids' Teeth

We asked a dentist to weigh in on what foods and drinks are most likely to cause tooth decay in kids.

3 Surprising Risk Factors for Childhood Weight Gain

Why your child's bedtime (and breakfast!) matter when it comes to weight.

Is Your Baby Refusing the Spoon? Here's What to Do

It can be frustrating (and scary) when your once ravenous baby suddenly shuns spoon-feeding. But it's completely normal. Here's why it happens and how to adjust.

The Best Reason to Stop Being a Short-Order Cook

Why cooking separate meals for your picky eater does more harm than good.

Is Soy Safe for Kids?

We've got answers to your six biggest questions about whether soy is healthy for babies and children.

Lazy Lasagna Recipe From the Trim Healthy Mamas

The Trim Healthy Mamas share their philosophy and a recipe for quick, easy, and healthy lasagna.