Study confirms what happens when kids rule the grocery cart

Take a little one to the grocery store, and, a new study finds, you’re likely to come out with some extra sweets in your cart. A survey of low-income parents and grandparents reveals shopping with children makes it difficult to stick to a budget, and adults often acquiesce to youngsters’ pleas for junk food — even if they don’t intend to.

Work, family can impede exercise plans

If working moms and dads aren’t carving out time for workouts, it’s likely because they feel guilty being away from the kids, according to a recent survey. But there’s another barrier to exercise for men that doesn’t seem to apply to women: Workouts eat into time that could be spent for romance.