Healthy School Lunch Ideas

It has long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when we think about nourishing our children, one fact trumps all else: feeding your child a healthy and balanced diet will provide all the vitamins and nutrients they need to grow and thrive in all aspects of their lives.…

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

With Halloween just a few short weeks away, it’s the perfect time to reflect on some of the most important safety tips for this candy-filled and costume-doning holiday. With the COVID-19 pandemic still underway and affecting many states heavily throughout the country, the health of you and your children must be the top priority when…

Fall Activities that Keep Your Child Moving

Motivating your child to stay active can seem challenging when the weather cools down and the holiday season abounds. With school in full swing and extracurricular activities are added to a mile-long list of things to do, we can forget the importance of encouraging our children to get outside and get moving. For many, fall…

Car Seat Sizing 101

When it comes to our children’s safety in the car, it is up to us to ensure that we stay up to date on the rules and regulations of the road. The most optimal way to keep your child safe in the car is to use the correct car seat in the right direction. Car…

Sun Safety Tips for Your Children

One of the things kids love most about summertime is spending time outside and soaking up the sun. Being outside in the summer months has endless benefits for your children, but it’s important to recognize that there are risks and to know how best to avoid them.  The summer of 2021 has been one of…

Ways to Keep Your Child Learning Throughout the Summer

With the summer in full swing, we are all adjusting to a new, more relaxed schedule with school no longer in session. Although play, relaxation and a sense of togetherness should be prioritized during the summer months, learning loss can be detrimental to your child as they embark on their next school year in the…

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes in Children: Signs & Prevention

According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 1.6 million Americans have type 1 diabetes, including about 187,000 children and adolescents. The ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes can help your child get diagnosed early, which in turn increases their chance of a better outcome through childhood and into adulthood.  There are 2…

Water Safety 101

With hot weather right around the corner, many people turn to swim as their exercise and leisure activity of choice throughout the summer months. Many vacations, playdates, and family get-togethers are centered around having fun in the water and sun, which is the perfect combination to beat the heat, but the water can be dangerous. …