About Tara Heath

Tara Heath is a 37 year old health professional and works as a freelancer writer in the evenings. Her writing focuses mainly on health, such as skincare and how to live a healthy lifestyle overall. She lives in Burbank, Ca. with her husband and two beautiful daughters ages eight and twelve.

Articles by Tara

Fun Outdoor Activities That Strengthen Kids’ Motor Skills

Fun Outdoor Activities That Strengthen Kids’ Motor Skills

Almost all kids love to play outdoors. And the fun sports, play equipment and activities that may be explored outdoors also provide wonderful opportunities for children to strengthen motor skills. As the temperatures rise to more comfortable levels, encourage kids to head outdoors for playtime instead of staring at the screens and playing with tech devices indoors. According to the American Heart Association,... 

Can Too Much Technology Really Hurt My Child’s Eyes?

Can Too Much Technology Really Hurt My Child’s Eyes?

Kids may start their days by watching cartoons on TV and texting their friends on their way to school. In the classroom, teachers could ask them to complete assignments on computers or watch educational programming on TVs. When kids get home, they often play video games, do homework on computers, or spend time on social media on their smartphones. Why does this matter? Staring at the screen of a TV,... 

Couch Kid: 6 Easy Ways to Motivate an Inactive Child

Couch Kid: 6 Easy Ways to Motivate an Inactive Child

Has your child, who is sitting on the couch in the next room, ever used his cell phone to text you to bring him a snack? Hopefully, you can answer this with a laugh and a simple no. Unfortunately, for our family, this is a reality we stared in the face a few weeks ago. It was a normal day, we had just returned home from school and our boys immediately found their designated spots on the couch and resumed... 

Meditation Tips as Stress Relief for Teens and Young Adults

Meditation Tips as Stress Relief for Teens and Young Adults

As parents, we often long for our young adult life — for the days of nonchalance and many firsts, and we often romanticize this time. What we must remember is that being a teenager is a trying time and today, in the age of constant connection, it is far more challenging being a young adult. Teens are more stressed than ever — they are pressured by the media and constantly being judged on social... 

Ways to Track and Boost Your Baby’s Developing Vision

Ways to Track and Boost Your Baby’s Developing Vision

One of the many things new parents of an infant struggle with is an inability to communicate with their new little bundle of joy, especially on a verbal level. When they cry, are they hungry, need a diaper change or is there a realistic medical problem happening with their health and welfare that needs our immediate attention … sometimes it’s difficult to tell. When it comes to their irreplaceable...