Healthy families make physical fitness, sound nutrition and social interactions a priority, utilizing fun activities and enjoyable adventures.
It’s no secret that video games and snack foods aren’t exactly letting your kids be the very best that they can be. Sure, everything in small doses can absolutely be okay. Keeping your kids healthy doesn’t mean you have to deprive them of the things that, well, kids do. In moderation, these things are fine.
Sun exposure has good benefits, but it can also cause damage if unprotected exposure to the sun occurs. It is the number one source of vitamin D and helps our bodies absorb calcium for stronger bones. Our bodies don’t need a lot of sun to meet the daily recommended amount of vitamin D; however unprotected
We are all advocates of our children’s health and we all know how critical it is to teach our children good oral hygiene, starting at a young age. It’s so important for our kids to brush. So what happens when they just don’t want to do it? Here are some helpful tips for parents to
Being a parent can be challenging on even the most relaxed days, but summertime brings a whole new set of challenges. There’s the heat and the bugs, the cuts and the scrapes, and the inevitable “Mom or Dad I’m bored” heard by every parent at least once over the summer. For most parents, vacations can
We parents have a constant struggle with our children when it comes to nutrition. We want them to eat healthy and eat often, but they don’t make it easy on us. Whether you’re heading out on vacation, a road trip, a day out of the house, a play-date at the park, or just exasperated at
Spring is here and summer is right around the corner, most of us feel the pressure to brainstorm family activities we can all do together. With weekends and/or vacations ahead we’ve come up with outdoor family time to help you keep the children away from TV and Video games. There’s no time like family time
Spring is here. Summer is on the way and it seems like we’re always on the go. Busy lives with a family certainly makes traveling, summer activities and sports, and get together’s a little more stressful. It can be difficult to stay on that healthy eating routine you worked so hard to develop during the
Spring is here! We greet it with joy after a long winter we all anticipate the warmer weather, chirpier birds, and blooming flowers. But for one in four Americans, spring also heralds seasonal allergies, an immune system response that turns sufferers into congested, itchy sneeze machines. This time of year is beautiful, but pollen and
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