3 Ways to Keep Kids Hydrated

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Did you know that our bodies are about 60% water? Water is vital to our body’s basic functions which means we need to consume a lot of it. How much do you need? For adults, you need a minimum of 64 ounces up to 100+ if you’re sweating. And kids need anywhere from 40 to […]

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4 Ways to Build Immunity and Reduce Sick Days

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When it comes to keeping a busy family schedule, few things disrupt that schedule like a sick child. Caring for your little one can be rough, but missing work only makes it worse! Little bodies seem to catch every cold and virus out there and that’s pretty normal. This time of their lives is all […]

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7 Yummy, Fun Finger Foods for Little Hands

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Ah, finger foods – they could very well be the stuff of legend. They help moms provide nutritious, compact snacks for their little ones without having to spend inordinate amounts of time in the kitchen. If you’ve been looking for some fun, simple and yummy finger foods for your kids, check out the following seven […]

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12 Healthy Holiday Treats

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12 Healthy Holiday Treats Between family gatherings, office parties and other themed events, the holidays always bring plenty of tempting treats, which can make it difficult to keep the family on any kind of healthy track. Fortunately, you don’t have to throw great flavor out the window just to make a nutrition-friendly holiday snack. Below […]

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Why It’s Important to Establish a Bedtime Routine with Your Toddler

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Even if you’re a new parent, it doesn’t take long for you to realize that establishing some type of daily routine or structure will help eliminate a lot of chaos and stress in your life. Once you’ve survived a few meltdowns – from your child and possibly yourself – the importance of creating and adhering […]

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5 Summer Snacks Your Kids Will Love

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For most families, summertime is synonymous with fun, sun, and plenty of indulgent snacks. Try as we might, it’s not always easy to keep kids fueled with summer snacks that are both nutritious and delicious. Below are some creative ideas for healthy summer snacks that your kids will love. 1. Homemade Fruit Popsicles Chop up […]

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7 Top Tips for Sunblock on Your Kids

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While soaking up the sun is practically the name of the game during the summer, those intense rays of light can wreak havoc on your child’s skin if you’re not protecting it with some sort of sunscreen. Below are some handy tips for choosing and using sunblock on your kids, so that you can keep […]

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How to Deal with Summer Camp Homesickness

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When your child is away at summer camp, homesickness can often set in, especially if it’s their first time being separated from the familiar comforts of home. The summer camp blues are perfectly normal; in fact, the American Psychological Association reports that roughly 90% of kids who spend time away from home experience some form […]

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How to Make Sure Your Toddler’s on Track

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As the parent of a young child, it’s perfectly normal for you to wonder (and yes, sometimes worry) about whether or not they’re on track in terms of their growth and development. Important milestones such as walking, talking, and potty training are often points of concern for eager parents, but bear in mind that there’s […]

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Healthy Snacking Ideas

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In the busy life of a parent, it can be easy to let your child’s nutritional needs slip. After all, when you’re rushing between school functions, soccer games, play dates, and other extracurricular activities, it can be tempting to make a habit of hitting up the fast food places, or loading up on convenience foods […]

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