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Red, white and blue foods!

Looking for an, er, interesting way to celebrate the 4th of July holiday this year? How about with food! Sure food will play a crucial role in your celebration--it generally does--but why not toss things up a bit this time around, and even make it...

The new milk jug makes its debut

Would you use the new milk jug? Or, are you wedded to the cardboard cartons of what is soon to be the past? I remember when I was a kid and we got milk delivered to our house every week in a glass bottle. Nothing tasted more refreshing. By the time I...

Flavored milk: A not-so-unhealthy drink

Can't get your child to drink anything but flavored milk? According to this article from Newsweek, you don't have to feel guilty about it anymore. Research has found that milk drinkers -- even those who must have it with a dose of chocolate or...

Good news for milk-allergic kids

Got milk? New research offers promise that kids with severe allergies to cow's milk might be able to answer "Yes!" with white-mustached mouths. Doctors conducting the research took 30 children with potentially life-threatening allergies to milk and...

Dairy alternatives

Like many kids, my son is allergic to cow's milk. It's been a fact of his life from the time he was weaned from breast milk when he was a year old; I noticed that it gave him stomach aches and diahhrea, and I quickly switched him to water, watered...

Finish your Milk

I had a parent ask me for some advice about a situation at her daughter's school. The girl, a kindergartener, eats lunch in the cafeteria most days, where she gets the same amount of food and milk as kids twice her age. While she likes milk and is...

Eco-friendly: Little Green Star tees

"Powered by Organic Milk". I need this shirt for my little guy, as he is definitely an organic milk guzzler. In fact, not only is he an organic milk guzzler, but an official milk aficionado. You see, he actually prefers one brand of organic milk over...

Vegan teacher won't work until school school takes meat off the menu

Since January, 44-year-old Dave Warwak has been living his life as a vegan - he doesn't consume or use animal products of any kind. He's also been a middle school teacher for eight years, but lately his personal beliefs and his professional...

Wild colors in the name of science

I stumbled across this video of a pretty nifty experiment that's easy to do, is dirt cheap -- you probably have most, if not all, of the ingredients already -- and will totally amaze and wow your kids. Yes, even your jaded teenagers. Simply fill a...

Court orders woman to stop breastfeeding

I'm a huge proponent of breastfeeding. I strongly believe that if you can, you should breastfeed your baby. I understand that it's not always an option, but it should be your first choice. There's nothing wrong with not breastfeeding because of...

Moms turning to bottle too soon

It has been well-established that breastfeeding is good for the health of your baby. Mother's milk offers natural protection against diseases that formula just cannot. Dr. David Paige, a Johns Hopkins University reproductive health expert says that...

Soda -- not so good for you

When I was growing up, we never drank soda, except maybe once or twice a year when we went out to dinner if we were really, really, good. We drank milk like it was going out of style. In high school, I discovered Pineapple Crush and my life changed....

Can tea really help you with lactation?

I am about to start a new job, which requires me putting my little one in daycare. So, instead of breastfeeding him umpteen times a day like I have the luxury of doing now, I'll be needing to pump and store his milk to be bottle fed to him while I...

Lack of vitamin D putting kids at risk

For some reason, Ellie has decided that milk is the most delicious beverage known to man and requests glass after glass of the stuff. Obviously, this is a good thing as we all know that vitamin D is good for her growing bones. But did you know that...

(Mis)Adventures in Food Allergies

I never had to deal with allergies of any type until a few years ago, when my daughter started having troubles with dairy. While she eventually outgrew her allergy, my son is still going strong with his. Just the other day, we had the official blood...

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