About Wendy Manwarren

Wendy Manwarren is a San Diego-based freelance editor, writer and stylist. A former home design and lifestyle editor, Wendy has worked for Redbook, Family Circle and InStyle magazines, among others.

Website: http://www.studioonenetworks.com

Articles by Wendy

Is Your Indoor Air Good for Your Family’s Health??

Is Your Indoor Air Good for Your Family’s Health??

Let’s clear the air: Dry indoor air during cooler months may be contributing to your seasonal sore throats, congestion and other respiratory infections. To be sure, cranking up the thermostat causes the humidity level in your house to drop. When it falls below 35 percent, mucous membranes dry out, making you more susceptible to inhaling fine particles that may carry viruses. But a humidifier can... 

Turn a Clean Home into a Healthy Home

Turn a Clean Home into a Healthy Home

You’ve worked tirelessly to make your home a haven for the whole family. But did you know that even the tidiest of homes can play host to troublesome germs and allergens, which can lead to endless sniffles or the common cold? “That’s because your hands are actually the dirtiest surface in your house, and you’re responsible for spreading those germs every time you touch the handles, faucets,... 

Secrets to Breathing Better With Allergies

Secrets to Breathing Better With Allergies

Warmer weather triggers trees, flowers and grasses to bloom, beckons kids back outside and sets off seasonal allergy suffering for 40 percent of those kids. Pollens, which have been dormant all winter, are abundant from spring to fall. These irritants gang up with existing indoor allergens (such as dust mites, pet dander and mold) and bully your child’s immune system, causing itchy, watery eyes,...