Why is Pilates a Great Choice for Moms?

Moms are often reminded of the importance of staying active for cardiovascular fitness, weight maintenance and increased flexibility and strength, but a recent study has shown that there is an additional reason to exercise: our kids! Read More

National Peach Month: Time to start eating in-season peaches

As parents we always want our kids to eat healthy and be open to trying new foods. Our family finds it fun to teach our kids about seasonal foods – what grows when and where, how it gets delivered, great ways to eat it, etc. This month is National Peach Month! Read More

Top Tips To Feed Your Family Healthy Meals On A Low Budget

Feeding your family healthy meals doesn’t have to be expensive. Yes, you can spend a fortune on organic ingredients and foods from upmarket health stores but it is also very possible to buy inexpensive ingredients from your supermarket or local shops to make healthy, hearty meals that will taste fantastic and feed ravenous families. Read More

Save Yourself from Stress

Stress can have a significant cognitive impact on the individual. Mild stress tends to improve cognitive performance, focusing your attention to the task on hand, and can provide the knee-jerk response of getting away from dangerous situations to keep us safe. Read More

NSC Releases Top 5 Ways Accidental Children Deaths Occur- What You Need To Know

While not every accident is preventable, the NSC recently sent out a press release to share with families the five most common ways child deaths occur and how we can take precautions against them. Although they are not surprising, it’s important to read them and consider what we can do to lessen the statistics and safe-proof our families. Read More

Teacher’s “Summer Packet” Includes No Homework at All, and We Love It

Many times, especially in higher grade levels, students receive lists of things they need to accomplish before the next school year begins: summer reading lists, math drills and worksheets, and more. It can destroy the purpose of a summer break, which should be rest and rejuvenation for kids who work hard and learn so much throughout the school year.  Read More

Sunscreen Terminology for Families: What does it all mean?

It seems like every couple years there are new standards for which sunscreen is the best. What level SPF do we need? What key ingredients should it (or shouldn’t it) contain? To jumpstart your summer sunscreen education, here are a few key terms to keep in mind. Read More