My Secret to Happy Parenting? Mediocrity

It’s a struggle to push those standards aside. But I do. And you should, too. Trade it in, instead, for your own, functioning, unique brand of mediocrity. That’s right: Mediocrity! My secret to being a content, happy parent. I’m completely mediocre, and I’m not shy about it.  Read More

Interview with Nancy Gee, Author of the Secret Book Series

In an interview with our multiple Mom’s Choice Award-Winning author Nancy Gee, we get to hear not only about her background and goals in her career and community, but a special Contest that she is running in conjunction with Stone Soup magazine. We are honored to be able to sit down and hear more!  Read More

New York State Makes Mental Health Classes Mandatory for Kids

The new mandate is intended to help students learn more about mental and emotional wellness, as well as helping them understand when and how to seek help for themselves and others. With around 13% of children ages 8-15 and 21% of teenagers ages 13-18 experiencing a severe mental health disorder, and only a little over half of those children receiving mental health services, this is incredibly necessary.  Read More

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