Companion Planting, Helicopter Parents and Sugar W

Natural gardening through companion planting, the effects on kids from helicopter parents, more dirty deeds from the sugar industry and more.

Thirsty and Tired? You May Need More Than Water.

{pixabay|100|campaign} Dehydration can be a prime culprit making you feel tired and sluggish. If we admit that we aren’t drinking enough water, it’s not surprising we all feel the need for a nap.

Study: Movie Violence Doesn't Make Kids Violent

Researchers found that as PG-13 movies became more violent between 1985 and 2015, overall rates of murder and violence actually fell.

Companion Planting, Helicopter Parents and Sugar Wars

This week advice on natural gardening through companion planting, the effects on kids from helicopter parents, more dirty deeds from the sugar industry and more.

Skip the Gym and Strengthen Your Whole Body

Chances are good that you can relate to how Jillian Michaels started 2019 after a roller coaster year of ups and downs. She found herself hoping for better times after the destruction of her house in

List of companion plants - Wikipedia

This is a list of companion plants. Many more are in the list of beneficial weeds. Companion plants assist in the growth of others by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutri

MOTHER EARTH NEWS | The Original Guide to Living Wisely

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS you will find sustainable living articles covering organic gardening, DIY projects, renewable energy, natural health, livestock, and more.

YOU only YOU are in charge of your health

{pixabay|100|campaign} USA Today ran an interesting series of articles on our ridiculous health care system or should I say our “disease care” system. While more and more Americans concerned with

Study: Don't Send Report Cards Home on This Day

For the study, a team compared a year's worth of state-verified child abuse cases with the dates that elementary school report cards were sent home.

For Teens: Vaping Up, Opioid and Alcohol Use Down

After alcohol, vaping is the second-most common form of substance use in the United States, the survey found.

Later Start to School Brings Kids Better Grades

After a school district delayed the start time of secondary schools from 7:50 to 8:45, the students gained 35 minutes of daily sleep, felt less sleepy, improved their grades, and increased their atten

Family, School Support May Help Stop Bullies

The stronger a student's reported positive family relationships, the more likely a student was to deem aggressive behaviors and retaliation unacceptable, and the more likely they were to intervene in

More Teens Try Pot Before Booze, Cigarettes

The "gateway pattern" of substance use is changing, Columbia University researchers say. Since 2006, less than 50 percent of teens have tried cigarettes or alcohol before trying marijuana for the firs

What Are This Year's Most Dangerous Toys?

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) Education Fund’s annual "Trouble in Toyland" report highlights a number of dangers, including data-collecting toys that may violate children's privacy.

More than 3 Million in U.S. Are Raising Grandkids

Grandparents raising grandchildren -- despite having greater physical and mental health issues, and more behaviorally challenging children -- appear to be managing just as well as biological/adoptive

Pediatricians Renew Call to Abandon Spanking

Striking, yelling at or shaming children can elevate stress hormones and lead to changes in the brain's structure, new research confirms. Harsh verbal abuse is also linked to mental health problems in

Instant-Soup Burns Send 10, 000 Kids to ERs Yearly

Extra-hot instant soups and noodles cause scald burns in nearly 10,000 kids ages 4-12 each year, researchers estimate.

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