The Busy Parent’s Guide to Getting Dinner on the Table

The Busy Parent’s Guide to Getting Dinner on the Table

You’ve likely heard the benefits of sharing family meals. From better grades, to lower depression risk and improved self-esteem, there’s no doubt that eating dinner together is beneficial for the whole family. With hectic fall schedules starting up again, getting...
Back to School Fitness

Back to School Fitness

BACK TO SCHOOL FITNESS The most important item on any back to school checklist should be the gift of health and fitness. It is a skill that, once learned, will benefit your child during their formative years and beyond.   BENEFITS OF FITNESS We all know the...
Free Play

Free Play

Allow enough time for free play. Kids can sometimes burn more calories and have more fun when left to their own devices. Playing tag, riding bikes around the park, and playing on the playground are fun and healthy ways for kids to burn calories so those extra pounds...
Active Options

Active Options

Just like when your pantry is filled with healthy alternatives to junk food, if you keep active activities available and on-hand, your kiddos are more likely to choose those options. Keep a variety of games and sports equipment on hand. It doesn’t have to be...
Do You Have A Picky Eater?

Do You Have A Picky Eater?

Do you have a picky eater? Try a Recipe Swap Out! Swap out ingredients for healthier options, or sneak in some veggies to your favorite recipes. Here Are A Few Examples: Pizza: Add some green peppers on top or use cauliflower crust. Smoothies: Add spinach or carrots....