Experts recommend children start swimming lessons even earlier

Experts recommend children start swimming lessons even earlier

Labor has announced a $46 million swim safety plan for all primary school children. A report published last year by the Royal Life Saving Society - Australia, showed that three out of four children had quit swimming lessons by the age of eight.

Can "Blue Space" Provide Therapeutic Benefits?

Can "Blue Space" Provide Therapeutic Benefits?

“I believe that the sounds of the crashing waves or lapping water help us regulate our internal rhythm,” says Scott-Hudson. Alcee, like Scott-Hudson, believes that walking near the water is innately soothing.

How Naya Rivera Balances Her Show and Her 3-Year-Old Son Josey

How Naya Rivera Balances Her Show and Her 3-Year-Old Son Josey

Naya Rivera opened up to Us Weekly exclusively about the key to balancing the second season of Step Up: High Water and her 3-year-old son, Josey.

Cost of formula: Mum waters down her baby's formula so it lasts longer

Cost of formula: Mum waters down her baby's formula so it lasts longer

Formula milk is so expensive that for one mum struggling to cover the cost of feeding her nine-month-old she has been forced to water it down.

How to clean your car interior

How to clean your car interior

TODAY Home asked Christian Newman, a professional auto detailer and owner of C & J Automotive Detailing in Slidell, Louisiana, how to clean like a pro. Use another clean microfiber cloth, again dampened in an all-purpose cleaning solution.

The 15 best raincoats for women 2019

The 15 best raincoats for women 2019

The Harriet jacket is a double-breasted style that comes with a removable hood and belt, and is made from a windproof and waterproof fabric that looks like cotton so you don’t have to compromise on style while staying cozy and dry.

How to clean lunch boxes, thermoses and coffee mugs

How to clean lunch boxes, thermoses and coffee mugs

To remove the most bacteria and mold, wash fabric lunch boxes and reusable food containers after every use with soap and water. Most hard plastic, metal lunch boxes and reusable containers are safe for the dishwasher, but check the manufacturer's cleaning instructions to make sure.

The best sippy cups for babies and toddlers

The best sippy cups for babies and toddlers

Moms ask, “Which ones don’t spill?" Or, "Which ones do your kids like?" Some even ask, "Which one will my kid actually drink from?” I, myself, have purchased multiple sippy cups trying to find the perfect one for my now 15-month-old.

Neuroscientists Discover a New Brain Reward System

Neuroscientists Discover a New Brain Reward System

In mice that were not trained in the whisker-task, the water reward did not fire the somatosensory dendrites. Dr. Bruno reasons that a yet-to-be-discovered neuromodulator in the somatosensory cortex functions in a similar manner to dopamine in other areas of the brain’s reward learning system.

Baby Gripe Water recalled from Dollar General stores because of choking hazard

Baby Gripe Water recalled from Dollar General stores because of choking hazard

Kingston Pharma has received one report of a week-old infant having difficulty swallowing the product and three complaints attributed to the undissolved citrus flavonoid, the FDA said in its recall notice.

15 best Galentine's Day gifts for your friends

15 best Galentine's Day gifts for your friends

15 Cute Galentine's Day Gift Ideas Sugarfina Sugar Lips Candy $18 Also available from Sugarfina . We love the sweet, heart print of these J.Crew trouser socks, and would encourage our friends to wear them with ankle boots to show off how cute they are all winter long.

Brains of Astronauts Show Deterioration Similar to Aging

Brains of Astronauts Show Deterioration Similar to Aging

“The white matter changes were primarily in regions that control movement and process sensory inputs,” said Rachael Seidler, a professor of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, and a coauthor of the study.

Stanford Neuroscientists May Revolutionize Pain Management

Stanford Neuroscientists May Revolutionize Pain Management

The Stanford researchers sought to discover the neurons responsible for the emotional experience of pain. Using a combination of brain-imaging and molecular testing, the researchers discovered a group of cells in the amygdala that serves as an on-off switch to pain aversion in laboratory mice.

8 of the best water bottles 2019

8 of the best water bottles 2019

Brita 34 Ounce Hard-Sided Water Bottle $16 If your water has an odor of chlorine or you’re not sure it’s 100% clean, this bottle with a built-in Brita filter will ensure your H2O tastes great and is safe to drink.

The best winter clothes for kids and toddlers 2019: coats, mittens, boots

The best winter clothes for kids and toddlers 2019: coats, mittens, boots

As a mom with an active 2-year-old , Sebastian, I had to find the best winter gear to keep him warm and cozy without making him look like a puffy yeti or causing an abominable snowman-style meltdown.

The 25 best snow boots for women

The 25 best snow boots for women

"Any pair that has a fleece or fur lined insulation makes a huge difference in keeping your toes from going numb." "The second thing I look for is the sole of the boot — it needs to prevent slipping on ice and grip well on snow.

The Mental Image of a Loved One Can Keep Down Blood Pressure

The Mental Image of a Loved One Can Keep Down Blood Pressure

Get this: The blood pressure of the partner present people didn’t spike as much as controls . In a boon for people in long-distance relationships, the blood pressure benefit was just as strong in the partner in mind group as in the partner present group.

Brisbane family's disturbing discovery in toilet

Brisbane family's disturbing discovery in toilet

The Wynnum family quickly called up Stewart Lalor from Brisbane Snake Catchers who came over to catch the slippery intruder.

Spring travel deals: 8 spring break ideas for families on a budget

Spring travel deals: 8 spring break ideas for families on a budget

Beaches The Island, by Hotel RL in Emerald Coast, Florida, Starting at $209 per night, TripAdvisor TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy!

8 of the best humidifiers for 2019

8 of the best humidifiers for 2019

Ultrasonic cool mist humidifiers run quietly, so they’re best for bedrooms, said Pennington. A cool mist humidifier is best for little kids, as there’s no risk of burns, like some steam or evaporative models, said Pennington.

How to wash clothes without detergent or soap

How to wash clothes without detergent or soap

Detergent has been the mainstay of washing clothes since the Babylonians first made soap in 2800 B.C. It’s taken more than 4800 years, but there’s a new kid on the cleaning block (not from Babylonia but the United Kingdom) and it's called the Laundry Egg by Ecoegg.

Big Crowds Flow Like Water in Amazing (and Terrifying) Ways

Big Crowds Flow Like Water in Amazing (and Terrifying) Ways

For this large-scale research on human crowd movement through the lens of hydrodynamic theory, Bain and Bartolo set up cameras at a birds-eye view so they could film the flow of thousands of marathon runners being sectioned off into different corrals at the starting line of three of the world’s largest marathons in Chicago, Paris, and Atlanta.

40 great places to take your kids before they're grown

40 great places to take your kids before they're grown

Where to stay: In addition to the resorts with indoor water parks, there are plenty of quieter options like Day’s End Motel , Alakai Hotel and Suites and Hilton Garden Inn where a nice room is less than $100 per night.

A year ago my daughter was pulled unconscious from the swimming pool

A year ago my daughter was pulled unconscious from the swimming pool

We were enjoying the last moments of our kids playing on the water playground with their new friends, and then the unthinkable happened and Dave turned to me: "Where’s Olivia?" I'd been watching and Dave was watching and the last time I saw her was three seconds earlier.

26 innovative new products to make life easier this year

26 innovative new products to make life easier this year

Home Organization TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy! Vaccariello said they make at-home workouts fun and are easy to pack for an on-the-go exercise option.

'My daughter almost drowned and my husband has never forgiven me'

'My daughter almost drowned and my husband has never forgiven me'

But while Anabelle recovered, my marriage didn’t That day was the beginning of years of blame and ‘what ifs’ that were thrown at me because, of course, the entire incident was my fault.

Pedialyte introduces Sparkling Rush, adult hangover packets

Pedialyte introduces Sparkling Rush, adult hangover packets

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Your kid's sick drink is your new hangover tonic. Pedialyte Sparkling Rush Powder Pack (Photo: Abbott) FDA regulations prevent Pedialyte makers from marketing the new product as a hangover cure.

'Fantastic Beasts' star Katherine Waterston is expecting

'Fantastic Beasts' star Katherine Waterston is expecting

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest 'Fantastic Beasts' star Katherine Waterston is expecting Waterston, normally very private, showed off her baby bump with a smile, at the U.K. premiere of "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald." Post to Facebook Sent!

Gift for postal workers, hairstylists and babysitters 2018

Gift for postal workers, hairstylists and babysitters 2018

This pouch is perfect for all the teachers in your life; personalize it with a name to make it even more special! This bottle comes with a removable infuser, allowing your favorite teacher to infuse water or brew coffee on the go. More great gifts for teachers

Xmas comes early: Girl allergic to family home will no longer live in hell

Xmas comes early: Girl allergic to family home will no longer live in hell

The Marlers have recently shared a post on their Facebook page thanking everyone who was a part in the building of their new home.

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