How to Make the Healthy Choice – Picking the Right Foods for Your Kids

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, providing us with an opportunity to learn more about this condition and take steps to help children live a healthy lifestyle. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for long term health problems like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Luckily, we can help reduce childhood obesity… Read more »

Healthy Habits Start at Home – Back to School Lunch Ideas

Back to school means back to early mornings, homework time, and lunch packing. The school year is a busy time for parents and kids, which can lead to stress and feeling short on time. While it may be easier to have your kids grab a slice of pizza in the school cafeteria, it’s important to… Read more »

Back to School and Take a Leap – Tune up to a Good Night’s Sleep!

As the summer is ending, we leave behind lazy mornings, melting away from our hands like a dripping ice cream cone. Parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school. It’s a time of mixed emotions for some and for others, a time of relief. Parents everywhere are gathering important school supplies for… Read more »

How parents can respond to their child being bullied

Finding out that your child is not being accepted by their peers can be heartbreaking. Even worse, learning that your child has been harmed by a peer is an experience that, likely, no parent hopes to face this upcoming school year or at any time. Unfortunately, the reality is that approximately 10 percent of 6th… Read more »