Getting children to eat their greens? Both parents need to set an example

A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruit and berries among 3–5-year-old children, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The study explored the association of the home food environment and parental influence with the consumption of vegetables among kindergarten-aged children. The findings were published in Food […]

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Children miss more school when their mothers experience high physical violence

A new study published in Maternal and Child Health Journal, led by Anna M. Scolese, Master of Public Health student at George Mason University, found that 23.3% of women who experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) reported their child’s school attendance was disrupted due to IPV. The study used baseline data from a sub-sample of 659 women in Mexico City who […]

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Peta and Maks Flaunt Their Svelte Bodies, Get Cheeky in Vacation Pics

Jealous … for more than one reason. Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy showed off their enviable beach bodies while vacationing in Tulum, Mexico, for his 40th birthday. “To the next 40 my love,” Murgatroyd, 33, captioned a series of Instagram photos on Friday, January 17. “#letsgo.” In the pics, Chmerkovskiy went shirtless, flaunting his abs and sporting tie-dye swim trunks. The Dancing […]

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How Jerry O'Connell, Rebecca Romijn Embarrass Their Twin Daughters

When it comes to their 10-year-old daughters, Dolly and Charlie, Jerry O’Connell and Rebecca Romijn consider embarrassing moments “educational” experiences. “We actually have a pretty old car in our household, and I think it’s important to have your kids dropped off at school in the most embarrassing family car possible,” the X-Men star, 47, told Us Weekly exclusively at the […]

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