Dealing with a Picky Eater

November 2, 2018 Dealing with a Picky Eater

Dealing with a Picky Eater? Here are 5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods. Many parents know that getting children at any age to try new foods can be a struggle. However, it’s important that kids get a variety of healthy foods in their diet to meet their nutritional needs. Here, 5 […]

The 4 A’s of Stress Management

October 26, 2018 The 4 A’s of Stress Management

In the first part of our stress management blog, we suggested simple tools to help identify and moderate your stress. In today’s blog, we will discuss the 4 A’s of stress management: avoid, alter, adapt and accept. When reacting to stressors, remembering the 4 A’s and choosing one to apply to the scenario on hand […]

Tools for Family Stress Management

October 19, 2018 family stress management

Let’s talk about family stress management. It might seem that there’s nothing you can do to manage the sources of stress in your life. However, stress is a powerful emotion that puts your mental and physical well-being at risk. Learning to manage stress is an important part of any healthy lifestyle. The next two blogs […]

Stay Fit this Fall: 5 Fun Activities for the Whole Family

October 12, 2018 ways to stay fit this Fall

Let’s look at ways to stay fit this Fall. Fall is a fantastic time to keep up the activity level of summer. As the weather cools, there are many opportunities to get outside and be active. If you are struggling to keep the family active with the transition back to school, here are 5 fun […]

Reasons to Include Iron Rich Foods in Your Child’s Diet

October 5, 2018 include iron in your child’s

There are many good reasons to include iron rich foods in your child’s diet. The mineral iron is an important nutrient in any healthy diet. Iron enables hemoglobin to carry oxygen in the blood, so that oxygen can get to the body’s tissues and organs. Iron is found in dark leafy greens and meats, and […]

3 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

September 28, 2018 3 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Let’s examine the health benefits of dark chocolate. Dark chocolate can be a healthy treat, as part of a balanced diet. Dark chocolate is also rich in antioxidants and can offer numerous benefits when enjoyed in moderation. Here are 3 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate 1. Rich in Nutrients. Choose a dark chocolate that is low […]

Breaking Unhealthy Eating Habits: 3 Ways to Begin

September 21, 2018 Breaking Unhealthy Eating Habits

Do your kids have unhealthy eating habits? Teaching your kids healthy eating habits is giving them tools they will use throughout life. Kids who establish healthy eating habits tend to stick with them as adults, and research shows that children who become overweight are more likely to experience weight-related health issues as adults. However, what […]

3 Reasons to Try Yoga For Stress Relief

September 14, 2018 Reasons to Try Yoga For Stress Relief

Have you considered Yoga For Stress Relief? Fall is nearly here, and with the change of seasons can often come new stressors and responsibilities. If you are finding yourself overwhelmed by stress this season, it might be time to give yoga a try. Yoga can offer us tools to manage stress, and help us learn […]

Exercising in Hot Weather: How to Keep Kids Safe

September 7, 2018 tips for Exercising in Hot Weather

Let’s look at some tips for Exercising in Hot Weather. Summer is a wonderful time of year to exercise outside, but hotter temperatures also bring more safety concerns. If the body’s temperature regulation system becomes overtaxed, you or your kids could be at risk of developing a heat-related illness. Here, how to keep your family […]

How Stress Effects Kids: How Yoga Can Help

August 31, 2018 how stress effects kids

Let’s look at how stress effects kids. Stress is a natural part of life, and short-term stress is an essential part of normal development. What we call stress is the body’s response to something it perceives as a threat. When kids experience short-lived stress, it gives them the opportunity to develop the skills and resilience […]