Tag: Summer

Early education setback for summer premature births

Children born as little as three weeks premature, who consequently fall into an earlier school year are more likely to experience significant setbacks in their education after their first year of school, according to new research published today in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood. Previous research has already shown that children born severely

My Son's Fortnite Obsession Has Ruined Summer Break

When I was a kid, summer break meant hours spent riding my bike. The only rule to follow was “be home before dark.” Summer meant swimming pools, night games, and always being outside. I long for my three sons to have the kind of summers I did growing up, but our modern world (and one

The Most Epic Summer Water Toys

Finally: School is out for summer! But now what? Well, kids may want to hit the snooze button a few extra times each morning. And/or, you know, they might want to just stay glued to their iPad for hours on end (no surprise there). But it’s up to parents to remind those little lazybones that

There’s Only One Right Way to Cook Summer Squash

You have to be careful about to whom you profess your love of summer squash. Tell the wrong person about the pleasurable tingling you receive when you think about patty pans, zucchini, and yellow squash coming into season and they might question how much time and effort they’re putting into a relationship with you. But

Target Is Selling Cheap Sangria Just In Time for Summer

Target is our go-to spot for all things summer, whether we’re looking for a new bathing suit, patio furniture, or sunscreen. But now, they’re even more essential to our summer shopping routine, because this year, Target will be selling a $5 bottle of sangria, part of their California Roots wine collection. California Roots is basically

7 Keto-Friendly and Low-Carb Cocktails You Need for Summer

Summertime is all about refreshing, ice-cold cocktails. But if you’re trying to cut back on sugar, fruity or sweetened drinks are usually off limits. There are exceptions, however—such as these 7 low-carb and keto-approved concoctions, which let you enjoy the sweet sips of summer without freaking out over carb counts. Keto mojito This keto mojito by Moscato Mom is under

The one test you should get this summer

I have fair skin, a tendency to burn, light eyes and hair along with a family history of melanoma. That puts me in the “high risk” group for skin cancer. But, I am one of the one in three Australians who has never had a skin check. Check your skin or get it checked this

5 Tips For Managing Eczema As The Weather Heats Up

All hot and bothered. And itchy. For people with eczema, summer doesn’t just mean beautiful beach spent weekends, it also means finding ways to manage the most common trigger for eczema, heat. How can warm weather trigger eczema? Warm skin is itchy skin. Heat at the skin’s surface feels prickly can our response is to

Healthy Apricot Frozen Yoghurt Recipe

This frozen yoghurt recipe is not only healthy and delicious, but is perfect to prep in advance and keep it in the freezer, ready for those hot summer afternoons! Ingredients 2 cups yoghurt, frozen in ice cube trays 2 cups apricot (approx. 8 apricots), stone removed, chopped and frozen 1/2 cup vanilla yoghurt 1 tablespoon

Spicy Avocado and Watermelon Salad

Mixing both pink and yellow watermelon makes for a gloriously coloured summer salad. If you can’t find the yellow variety, just use pink watermelon. This salad works well with Mexican dishes such as tostadas, as well as Asian-inspired dishes such as noodle stir-fries. Ingredients 2 tablespoons grated palm sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) balsamic vinegar 1/2

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Water This Summer

There’s no denying water is good for us. Good for our hair, skin, digestive system and immune system, not to mention water wards off all the ills that come with dehydration in the summer (hello, dehydration headache.) There’s some debate over how much we really need to drink — that whole eight-glasses-a-day thing might be

Kid Rules You Can Totally Let Slide in the Summer

Yeah, yeah, there are parenting ‘rules’ most of us live by — but what about on summer vacation? Is it actually OK to let a few rules slide until September? Short answer: yes. Here’s why. Summertime doesn’t just mean longer days, no school and boatloads of sunscreen. Along with the rising temperatures often comes a