Childhood obesity is an epidemic in this country. To try to encourage healthy eating habits, schools are swapping out the cardboard pizza for grilled chicken salads and the chocolate milk for skim milk.
And while the schools are clearing out the vending machines, moms everywhere are raiding Whole Foods for the healthiest meals for their families. But what's a mom to do when it's you're out at restaurant and the kids' menu lacks a full evaluation of the nutrition values?
Grab a copy of Eat This Not That for Kids by David Zinczenko with Matt Goulding!
In the introduction, the authors present...
As any parent will tell you - marriage is hard!
Fans of Knocked Up will love this "sort-of sequel" based on the supporting characters Pete and Debbie (Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann).
In "This is 40," the husband and wife duo are both facing a milestone meltdown as they stare down the barrel of turning 40.
From renowned director Judd Apatow, the film is a mature, poignant and of course, funny, look inside the life of an American family.
The movie draws heavily from Apatow's own life - in fact, the couple's daughters are played by his real-life children Iris and Maude Apatow.
This deeply honest...
After you've put up all the holiday decorations and trimmed the tree, there's nothing better than curling up as a family in front of a warm fireplace and watching a classic family movie!
It's even better when it's chilly outside and you have nowhere to go for a few days. So sit back, relax and enjoy our list of family-friendly movies that grown-ups will love too:
1. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
I remember watching A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving every year on my family's old VHS player.
I've probably seen this over a hundred times and I still look forward to seeing it on TV nowadays. It really...
Calling all Tinker Bell fans! We love these whimsical dolls based on the latest Disney Fairies movie, Secret of the Wings and your little girls will too!
Meet Tinker Bell, Silvermist, Rosetta, Periwinkle and Spike:
(Periwinkle and Spike are the newest fairy friends)
Fairy fans will flitter with excitement over these adorable dolls, that are dressed in outfits inspired by the "Secret of the Wings" movie, which is available on DVD now.
In the film, Tinker Bell visits the forbidden and mysterious Winter Woods where she befriends a frost fairy, Periwinkle. Your kids will have hours of fun re-...
What’s invisible and smells like bananas? Monkeyfarts!
If your kids like to have their funny bone tickled, they'll love the new book "Monkeyfarts!: Wacky Jokes Every Kid Should Know."
Written by David Borgenicht, “Monkeyfarts!” features age appropriate jokes for children from 7 to 10 (or 40. Let’s be honest, you will probably crack up at a few, too).
The book is full of funny riddles, sayings and more that little ones will love.
Here are a few examples:
“How does Han Solo get to the spaceport every morning? E woks!”
"What do you get when you cross a dog with an elephant? A very nervous...
Do you love to curl up on the couch and watch scary movies? While some of the classic horror flicks might be a little TOO scary for little ones, there are plenty of fun and frightful films that won't leave you with nightmares!
Here are some of our favorite Halloween movies that are just spooky enough for a family movie night:
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
This is a Halloween staple. Kids of all ages will fall in love with poor ol’ Charlie Brown as he gets rocks in his trick-or-treat bag. And you can’t help but love Linus for his insistence that the Great Pumpkin will rise from the...
We’re always excited for new work-out series, and nothing gets us ready to move like a fun cardio dance series!
The LaBlast program is five discs of high energy fun and calorie torching bliss led by "Dancing with the Stars" pro, Louis van Amstel.
He gets you moving and grooving through tons of dance moves - the Cha Cha, Salsa, Jive and much more!
Here’s how the program is broken up:
Disc 1 - called "LET'S DANCE" gets you started with all the basic moves you need to get through the series. Level 2, “TURN IT UP,” starts the party. You use the moves you’ve mastered to groove to a cardio...
"Every family has its demons"
Based on the 1966 TV Series, "Dark Shadows" has risen from the grave in a delightfully dark comedy from Tim Burton now available on DVD.
Beloved by a witch, Barnabas Collins watches as his love is cursed into jumping from a cliff. Though he tries to follow her, he is doomed instead to an immortal life as a vampire. Fueled by her anger at his unwillingness to love her in return, the witch reveals his vampire nature to the townspeople who chain him up and bury him.
Fast forward 200 years, Barnabas wakes up in the late 1960s. Though his family name has continued...