Talk about must-see TV.
If you are in the market for a diet that makes for good TV, The Biggest Loser Diet is the right thing for you. Every fall millions of people tune in to see contestants battle for the title of "Biggest Loser" with the help of celebrity trainers Bob Harper and Kim Lyons,... Read More
By Jim Fisher
Want to get in shape without joining a gym and without the expense of purchasing exercise equipment for your home? No problem. Here are 10 home exercise routines that require no equipment.
1. Jumping Jacks -- Yes, good old fashioned jumping jacks-the same exercise we did as kids. They are an excellent warm-up... Read More
By Janet Martin
Times are tough. However, losing sleep because of your problems is never worth it. You may get a temporary high from drinking kegs upon kegs of beer, smoking pot or working yourself to death. But sleep deprivation, as a result of escaping your problems, may make matters worse. Aside from... Read More
None of us want "spoiled" kids - kids who are bratty, self-centered, demanding, inconsiderate. So, what spoils children and what doesn't?
When I was raising my children, I was often told that I would spoil them if I didn't let them cry - if I held them a lot. Fortunately, I didn't believe this nonsense.
You can't... Read More
Not happy with your workload? Neither is the Glee club, which penned a letter to the show's creator, Ryan Murphy, and complained about long work hours. Some may think the kids are getting a little big for their britches, considering the mega-hit show is just capping off its first season. But with numerous television and red-carpet appearances, recording the soundtrack, preparing for a tour, and rehearsing and filming the show,... Read More
Television, in moderation, can be a relaxing, enjoyable activity for all ages. With such a variety of shows to choose from, there is something for everyone. Here are some great TV shows that can be found on the air or are available on DVD. We've broken everything down into age range and genre for an easy-to-reference guide.
For those times when you crave... Read More
Toss and turn. Toss and turn. Toss and turn. Does this sound familiar? It might, if you struggle with sleep issues.
Rest assured, you're not alone. Whether occasional or compulsive, sleep deprivation is a fact of life for millions. It's not always easy to drift off to la la land some nights. There are few things as frustrating or mind-numbingly boring as lying in bed without sleep as a companion, and a lack of slumber time can really mess up the... Read More
Remember the days when there was no TV? Well plenty of us don't. Today television is the norm for all families and it's really cut into 'family time' in a big way. Talk is to a minimum as everyone stares at the screen. Set up a few rules and regulations and you can prevent your whole family from becoming strangers in their own home.
Set specific times for watching television. Many kids turn on the TV as... Read More
You may not know it, but the television may have a bigger role in your life than you'd like it to. That's why the Center for Screen Time Awareness has designated this TV Turnoff Week. The purpose of it is to replace TV time with more productive activities, like reading, fitness, or family and community time. Americans watch TV for four hours a day on average. Experts attribute TV watching to higher levels of obesity, overeating... Read More
Computers are an indispensable tool for older children, but when should parents start teaching their children computer skills? Many experts say that age two isn't too early. At age two, educators say that kids have the hand-eye coordination and attention span to enjoy supervised computer time. There are programs online that are geared toward children this age, who are attempting to manipulate the mouse and its ability to control what's... Read More