Health January 2013

The latest healthcare options for your clan's well-being.

Jesse Berberich

Soft and Smooth

Keep your infant’s skin soft as with products from Noodle & Boo. Founded by a mother of three, the luxurious collection is made with safe and natural ingredients that nourish baby’s skin. Shop at www.noodleandboo.com.

Live Clean

Protect your child’s sensitive skin during the winter months with Live Clean (Baby). This essential line of eco-friendly bath products boasts natural, non-irritating ingredients to keep little ones looking and feeling their best. Find the soaps, lotions and other grooming goods exclusively at Walgreens.

Keep Critters Away

Whether you’re at home or away on vacation, protect your family from harmful bed bugs with easy-to-use BuggyBeds. Available at www.buggybeds.com, the adhesive traps immediately alert users of any bed bug issues.

Combating Cyberbullying

As part of its continuous mission to keep children safe, uKnowKids releases its first cyberbullying eBook, 10 Essential Things Parents Need to Know About Cyberbullying. The title educates readers on statistics, prevention methods and warning signs that could be prudent to saving your child from cyberbullying. Download it for free at http://info.uknowkids.com/blog.

Safe Shopping

Walgreens partners with Healthy Child Healthy Home to release Ology, a line of household and lifestyle products designed with human health in mind. Exclusively at Walgreens, the collection features a wide range of items, including body wash, lotion, detergent, shampoo and all-purpose cleaner.

Pillow Perfection

Avoid sleep discomfort with the BackJoy Posture Sleep Pillow. The pillow is made with Posture Sleep layers that work to cradle and conform to major problem areas, such as the head, neck and spine. It also provides the supportive benefits of a memory foam without the stiffness. To order, visit www.backjoy.com.

Cozy Covers

Lessen frustrations over messy bed covers with Kuviez. A customizable solution to a messy bed to make in the morning, Kuviez keeps beds neat and tidy while still leaving room for natural sleep movements. Fastening buttons assist in the simple fix. Learn more at www.kuviez.com.

Saving Face

Adolescence can wreak havoc on a child’s complexion. But Good For You Girls skin care products help send young users down a path to beautiful skin. The company offers gentle yet effective regimens for young girls that are age-appropriate and free of harmful chemicals. Check out the entire line at www.goodforyougirls.com.

Real Snacks

Satisfy junk food cravings with treats sans artificial colors and preservatives. Real Snacks: Make Your Favorite Childhood Treats Without All The Junk (Sasquatch Books) presents ways to recreate popular snacks, such as twinkies and cheeze crackers, without questionable ingredients. Readers also discover vegan and gluten-free options. Order and ship from www.amazon.com.

Fresh Pizza

Help kids delight in homemade foods with the Children’s Fresh Pizza Garden Kit. The hands-on learning and eating activity pack teaches children to grow veggies in a home garden. The kit has carefully selected seeds, including Italian plum tomatoes, sweet basil, Greek oregano, green bell pepper, crunchy scallions and Italian parsley. Cook whole-wheat pizzas topped with veggies and fragrant herbs grown by your kids and you’ve got a wholesome meal your children will surely appreciate. Purchase the kit at www.amazon.com.

This column appeared in the January 2013 issue.