How can you help your kids’ have healthy teeth? It requires more than brushing and flossing twice a day. Optimal nutrition and a healthy lifestyle are equally important when it comes to ensuring that your child’s teeth grow strong and straight and remain free of decay. And with Halloween just around the corner, this may be a good reminder to bone up on good oral hygiene!
Although flossing and brushing are key in maintaining those pearly whites, Continue reading “3 Tips for Healthy Teeth”
Whether your kids are homeschooling, virtual learning or in class learning, I bet that snacks are a big part of the day. Snacks can make up the majority of your child’s calories, so making sure that they are nutritious is important. With the abundance of commercially processed, high sugar and brightly colored foods available, it can be hard to teach kids about more natural, satisfying options. So when preparing snacks, combine nutritious food with a fun presentation that your kids will enjoy! Continue reading “5 Healthy Snacks for Kids”
Sometimes it feels as if threats are everywhere. There’s always something ready and waiting to attack our children’s immune systems – from allergens and bacteria to ever-evolving strains of the common cold – and we don’t want them to miss out on fun or important things due to an illness that could have been avoided.
Though we can’t possibly protect our children from every threat, simply boosting their immune systems will go a long way toward helping their bodies fight many of the nasty germs floating around out there. Continue reading “7 Natural Immunity Boosters for Kids”
It’s back-to-school like never before. For so many of us, this September is like no other. Instead of driving our kids to the classroom, we’re walking them to the kitchen table, trusting them to work in their bedrooms, or dropping them into the playpen.
Now more than ever, parents are being asked to take their children’s education into their own hands and be parent, teacher, babysitter, chef and sports coach all in one. Move over, Sisyphus! Continue reading “More Useful Back-to-School Tips… Especially for this Novel Season”
The end of summer and going back to school can be challenging in the best of times. Now that we are returning back to school under COVID-19 conditions, it is even harder. The good news is that there are many things that you can do to support your children and youth with school starting up during COVID-19.
If you are still wondering what would be the best option for your child – in-class learning, online learning or home school – and you are offered some choices by your school district, the Centers for Disease Control has put out some guidelines to help with back-to-school, as well as well as a decision making tool to help you weigh the risks and benefits of each option. Continue reading “Back to School: 9 Timely Tips to Make It Easier”