Random acts of kindness for kids

Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

One of my favorite things about kids is their natural energy. From sunrise (sometimes, quite literally) to sunset, they are constantly moving, wanting to play and be involved. I often wish I could harness some of that – I wouldn’t have to worship my coffee pot if I could! Sometimes, however, it can a little…

25 Ways to Have Fun with Math

25 Ways to Have Fun with Math

If your kids feel like math and fun don’t go together, we’ve put together 25 ways to have more fun with math for kids of all ages! 1. Your kids will love this delicious way to have more fun with math by making their own number trail mix! 2.  Check out how to integrate math…

Free talking epipen auvi-Q

The Talking EpiPen and How to Get it for Free (AUVI-Q)

Our family’s battle with food allergies continues. Our youngest son was diagnosed with a peanut allergy at the age of one, and we’ve been diligent about keeping all nuts away from him. Except for that one time when he got a bite of someone’s peanut butter sandwich. And the other time that someone gave him…

Trying to keep yourself and your family healthy this winter? You might want to think about taking Black Elderberry extract. It has been clinically proven to ward off viruses and minimize symptoms of the flu, including sore throat, cough, fever and headaches.

Elderberry to fight colds and flu

It’s that time again: cold and flu season. Though my kids and I all got vaccinated, I know nothing is 100%. In fact, seasonal flu vaccines, according to the DCD, are designed to protect only against the “most likely” flu strains for this season. And, of course, it does nothing to ward off the more…

We're hoping these family fitness ideas will help you get moving as a family, and make healthy living a habit. You can change your family's life with a little exercise - and you don't even have to tell them it's a workout. Great tips for making your home one that embraces family fitness.

Family Fitness Ideas

We’re hoping these family fitness ideas will help you get moving as a family, and make healthy living a habit. 1. The Let’s Move! campaign has many ideas, ranging from buying toys that encourage outdoor play to petitioning your local schools to incorporate more outdoor time. 2. The campaign also has a Let’s Move Outside…

Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

Make the Placemats Three years ago, I realized that I didn’t have enough placemats for Thanksgiving dinner (that my husband volunteered to host while I was 8 months pregnant.) I didn’t want to buy new ones, and I really didn’t want to drag my two little kids out the day before Thanksgiving. So I cut…

Looking for healthy birthday treats for kids? You will LOVE these healthy birthday treat options - and your kids will too!

Healthy Birthday Treats

Miles turned 5 on Saturday, which meant that I got to bring treats to his preschool class yesterday to celebrate. I’m not a huge fan of my kid coming home from preschool all sugared up, so I had big plans to bring healthy birthday treats for Miles’s class. Here were a few things I considered:…