Category Archives: Healthy Living

Making School Lunches Easy

Are you in a rut when it comes to your child’s school lunch? Does it feel impossible to pack healthy and delicious lunches every day? Here are just a few ways you can make lunches healthy and easy with some simple ingredients. 1. Include delicious proteins Protein is crucial for...
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Helping Your Child with Spring Fever

The weather is getting warmer, sports are starting up, and kids are starting to get spring fever! When the weather is finally mild again after the winter, almost everyone is itching to get back outside and play, sometimes at the cost of important school work. Here are some ways to...
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Indoor Exercises to do with Your Child

Christmas has come and gone, and now is about when kids start to go stir crazy in the house! It may still be cold outside, but everyone is ready to get moving once the Christmas food coma has worn off. Here are some ways to get active with your child...
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Making New Year’s Resolutions With Your Child

It’s that time of year again: New Year’s Eve is right around the corner! After the Christmas festivities, it is always wonderful to take a step back and look back at the year behind, and plan for the year ahead. As you make your resolutions for the new year, involve...
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Keep Your Child Playing Outside

One of the big markers of the latest generation is they do not play outside nearly as much as their predecessors. While there is nothing wrong with the tech that tends to keep them wanting to play inside, losing all of that time playing in the yard or down the...
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Helping Your Child Enjoy Healthy Food

It’s a classic parent-child power struggle to argue over food. “I don’t want to eat that!” “You can have dessert if you will just eat your vegetables first.” There are times, like when they are at school, we have less control over what they eat. That’s why it’s important to...
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Protecting Your Children From Tick Bites 

When summer comes and the weather is nice, we tend to send children outside to play. While this is a great way to help your children have fun on a budget, stay physically fit, and enjoy the great weather summer has to offer, one of the risks we may not...
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Fun, Healthy Habits for the Whole Family This Summer

Summer is full of fun opportunities to enjoy time with friends and family! Cookouts, ice cream shops, and lazy days are some of the favorite pieces of summer vacation, but sometimes they do not end up being the healthiest. How can you and your children enjoy all that summertime has...
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Watch Your Garden Grow

Do your children know where their vegetables come from? Do they think they come neat and clean from the grocery store produce aisle? Visiting a local farmers market could help teach your children a little more about the origin of their veggies but what about growing them yourselves? The PBS...
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New Peanut Allergy Guidelines

Food Allergies in Children Recently, when talking to a friend about her child’s school, I was shocked to hear there is a table in the school’s lunch room reserved for children with food allergies. Not only is there a special table, but, in order to protect kids with allergies, there...
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