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Healthy Families, Nutrition

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The Holiday season is a joyous time with delicious treats, gatherings, and traditions that can lead to overeating, exhaustion, and stress.  So how do we maintain a healthy lifestyle and diet while still enjoying all the holiday season has to offer?   Get creative, keep portions reasonable, and enjoy the moment! Holiday food is often loaded […] >> READ MORE


  It seems like years ago, but I remember when I had my two sons, Jackson and Brent, before my youngest, Nick, was even born. Life was busy. I was continuously on the go and I loved it, but I craved a moment of solitude. My routine included coming home after work, turning on Baby […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Kids Health

Fast food that’ll keep you fast

So, it’s holiday vacation time! Are you traveling or just trying to entertain your children with some after-Christmas errands? If so, there’s most likely at least 1 time that you will need to stop for some fast food, but never fear! There are ways to enjoy fast food when making easy swaps for healthier meals! […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Kids Health

Healthy and festive gingerbread muffins

Gingerbread is one of the classic wintertime treats and instead of sugar laden cookies covered in icing, we found a great recipe to share for gingerbread in muffin form! Serve along with some seasonal fruit like grapefruit or another citrus for a super healthy holiday breakfast! Recipe adapted from Super Healthy Kids, for more click […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Kids Health

Healthy Holiday Breakfast Cookies!

What could be more festive than cookies? Jewel tone, holiday cookies that are healthy and meant to be eaten in the morning! Try this super easy recipe with your favorite morning beverage for a super easy breakfast before heading out to finish your holiday shopping or heading out for family visits! Servings: 24 cookies Ingredients […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families

Reindeer Games!

Merry Almost Christmas! Once the presents have been opened, and dinner has been consumed..what are you going to do? It’s family game time! Here are some links and great ideas from scouring Pinterest! Knock down the Santa cups: Click Here Roll a reindeer dice game: Click Here Punch a Present: Click Here Pin the nose […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Kids Health

Defining Exercise

What is exercise? Seems like a pretty easy questions right? Not so much.  In the past, we have always defined exercise as any kind of movement that requires movement and produces sweat.  Sound good? Well, these days we have found that the answer to the exercise question is a bit more complicated. These days, research […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Releases, Running

Skip the brain slump with running!

Colder weather, longer hours of darkness and the winter holidays can wreak havoc on your family’s exercise routing, but keeping up with physical activity has many more benefits than just weight control! A regular athletic program can definitely help keep you together over the stress of the holidays.  Here are a few ways that staying […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Healthy Kids Stories

What is clean eating?

So called “clean eating” is a buzz phrase that has been making its way through social media circles and has recently become part of the vernacular, BUT there are some issues that create red flags for nutritionists. First, in a recent article written by nutritionist Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD, it was noted that “One issue […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families, Releases

Holiday Un-presents

Sigh…the holidays are officially upon us and while the hustle and bustle of making cookies and wrapping gifts can bring out the holiday spirit, finding the perfect gift for your little one can certainly bring on the stress.  We get it, every year we too say that we are going to spend less, buy less, […] >> READ MORE
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