It’s easy to grab a bag of chips or a handful of cookies to give yourself a boost of energy to make it through the day. But those choices aren’t always the most nutritious. It is possile, however, to make better snack choices that actually taste good, and are good for you.
If you’re tired of flipping burgers, put some sizzle on the grill with your own spiced-up fajitas and soft tacos.
“Kids love to do what their parents do, and it's (almost) always a good idea to let them help when they want to. Being included builds confidence, self-esteem, and teaches teamwork, which also fosters strong family values,” says Susana DeFazio, a Walton parent.
Healthy teeth and a healthy mouth give children more than just a beautiful smile. A healthy mouth supports overall health, and it can help children perform better in school. But far too many children have preventable oral health problems far too young.
Are you a morning robot, going through the same tired motions every single day? Or are your mornings rushed and chaotic, making you more of a morning monster? Morning routines don’t have to be boring or frustrating — and rebooting your routine can have a positive effect on your entire day.
With spring in the air comes time to clean closets, cupboards and … recipe boxes? Freshen up more than your home this season by sorting through your collection of mealtime favorites. Adding new springtime desserts to the recipe rotation is a surefire way to satisfy everyone from the pickiest of eaters to those with special dietary considerations, including gluten free.
Sleep is vital to a child's health and growth, but what can parents do to help promote quality sleep?
<span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">Today’s kids lead busy lives. If they’re not at school, they’re busy with music lessons, sports practice and socializing. With the ever-quickening pace of their lives, it’s essential that children learn how to de-stress, relax and stay fit.</span>
It’s spring! As Earth Day approaches, the bulbs are bursting, the trees are budding, and many families are preparing to welcome their newest addition. We all want the best for our new babes, but the high cost of buying solely organic products can seem downright prohibitive to families on a budget—especially in this economy. Is there an eco-friendly, budget-friendly solution? Yes!
Spring is here and so is National Nutrition Month, a great time to start eating right and exercising outdoors. A cornerstone of healthy meal plans are foods containing whole grains, which are known to reduce heart disease, help to sustain healthy weight and demonstrate a reduced risk in certain cancers.