Secrets of building a great gift basket

Giving a great gift basket is like bestowing a buffet of gifts on your loved one, and when the well-put-together gift basket is opened, well, that's a magical moment. Beneath the pretty decorations lie enchanting…

Taking care of the caregiver:

Tips to help yourself and your loved one live with a chronic disease "Caregiver" is a title held by more than 65 million people in the United States, who are currently helping a loved one…

Five ways to help kids boost their brain…

Everyone is born with about 100 billion brain cells. We form new connections between these cells throughout life, but the rate is particularly high when we're young. Since those connections facilitate thinking and learning, parents…

Pack a school lunch they won’t want to…

Packing school lunches filled with healthy, appealing and creative foods is an excellent start to encouraging children to make sensible food choices now and in the future. But if lunch items you pack are less…

How much does that doggie in the window…

If you've ever taken in a kitten found on the street or adopted a puppy from an unplanned litter a friends' dog had, you know there is no such thing as a "free" pet. No…

If cats could talk, what would they tell…

By Wendy Diamond In 2005, a group of French archaeologists discovered the remains of an 8-month-old cat buried with its human owner at a Neolithic site in Cyprus, leading some to believe cats may have…

Bow wow chow: How to make easy, healthy…

Sixty-two percent of U.S. households include a pet, and 78.2 million of those pets are dogs, according to the American Pet Products Association's most recent survey. Dog lovers want good nutrition and flavor to ensure…