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Backyard Summer Games for Kids

9 Backyard Summer Games for Kids

May 20, 2024 4:30 pm Published by Comments Off on 9 Backyard Summer Games for Kids

Summer is here and the world’s biggest sporting event is just around the corner. As you watch professional athletes sprint,…


Benefits of Physical Activity

6 Benefits of Physical Activity

March 15, 2024 7:44 pm Published by Comments Off on 6 Benefits of Physical Activity

If muscle gains aren’t your thing, you may think physical activity is not for you. However, there are SO many…


Tips To Decode a Nutrition Label

5 Tips To Decode a Nutrition Label

March 15, 2024 7:31 pm Published by Comments Off on 5 Tips To Decode a Nutrition Label

When you decide to start eating healthy, the first place your eyes may look is the nutrition label. However, fumbling…


Beginners’ Guide To Gardening

Beginners’ Guide To Gardening

March 12, 2024 7:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Beginners’ Guide To Gardening

From enjoying fresh produce to getting active, there are several reasons to get your hands dirty this spring. If you’ve…


Top 5 Fall Favorites

September 4, 2023 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Top 5 Fall Favorites

The changing leaves, a crisp breeze and the smell of pumpkin spice wafting through the air can only mean one…


self care tips for busy moms

Self-Care for Busy Moms

April 27, 2023 4:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Self-Care for Busy Moms

Time is valuable for any busy mom. Your days are filled with tasks, errands, housework and kid’s activities. You may…


Top 5 Summer Favorites

Top 5 Summer Favorites

April 25, 2023 5:36 pm Published by Comments Off on Top 5 Summer Favorites

The kids are home, the days are long and the weather is blazing HOT — it must be summertime in…


Getting Active as You Age

Getting Active as You Age

February 27, 2023 5:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Getting Active as You Age

Getting Active as You Age Exercise is important at any age, but the benefits increase with age. Whether it’s a…


7 Active Date Ideas

7 Active Date Ideas

January 17, 2023 10:22 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Active Date Ideas

 7 Active Date Ideas Tired of the same old same old when it comes to date night? There’s SO much…


7 Day Health Challenge

7 Days. 7 Healthy New Habits.

January 10, 2023 10:49 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Days. 7 Healthy New Habits.

Healthy living can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re starting at square one. Take the stress out of forming healthy habits…


Ground Turkey recipes 3 ways

Slow Cooker Ground Turkey 3 Ways

October 12, 2022 7:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Slow Cooker Ground Turkey 3 Ways

Slow Cooker Ground Turkey 3 Ways The secret to cooking healthy dinners on busy weeknights? Simplicity! Between work, school and…


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The Benefits of Being Outdoors

September 26, 2022 9:37 pm Published by Comments Off on The Benefits of Being Outdoors

Ah, nature. There’s nothing quite like breathing in fresh air and taking in outdoor beauty. It’s impossible to replicate the…


Back to school stress

Stay Ahead of School Stress

September 5, 2022 9:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Stay Ahead of School Stress

Stress doesn’t develop with age. It just changes — and kids have stressors of their own. Everything from assignments, tests,…


8 Easy Ways to Meal Prep and Leftovers

8 Easy Ways to Meal Prep

June 30, 2022 5:38 pm Published by Comments Off on 8 Easy Ways to Meal Prep

Meal prepping is a great way to save time and money, plus prevent food waste. If you’re worried eating the…


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How to Eat Intentionally

June 24, 2022 6:26 pm Published by Comments Off on How to Eat Intentionally

When it comes to health, it’s not always about what you eat, but how you eat. Are you someone who waits until you’re starving…


After-School Snack Hacks

After-School Snack Hacks

June 14, 2022 4:30 pm Published by Comments Off on After-School Snack Hacks

After a busy day at school, most kids come home hungry and tired. Plus, errands, extracurricular activities and homework can…


What Produce Is In Season?

What Produce Is In Season?

May 5, 2022 10:22 pm Published by Comments Off on What Produce Is In Season?

Whether you’re trying your hand at a backyard garden or writing out your grocery list, it’s important to know which…


15+ Quick Lunch Ideas for Busy Teachers

15+ Quick Lunch Ideas for Busy Teachers

April 11, 2022 7:11 pm Published by Comments Off on 15+ Quick Lunch Ideas for Busy Teachers

Between managing your classroom, communicating with parents and handling extra duties, there’s very little time left for lunch. Yet skipping…


7 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy:

7 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

January 26, 2022 7:32 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting, exhausting journey. Whether it’s your first — or you just want to make some healthy changes…


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Dine with Your Valentine at Home

January 20, 2022 3:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Dine with Your Valentine at Home

Whether you celebrate with your sweetheart, family or friends, save money and be healthy with this deliciously simple menu. Raise…


Address Stress

7 Healthy Ways to Address Stress

November 15, 2021 6:55 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Healthy Ways to Address Stress

Losing a job … or starting one. Getting married … or divorced. Managing personal health issues… or caring for a…


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How to Set Your Family in Motion

August 25, 2021 6:31 pm Published by Comments Off on How to Set Your Family in Motion

When it comes to health, parents are their kids’ biggest role models — with eating patterns and exercise. Leading your…


drink more water

Easy Ways to Drink Less Soda

August 25, 2021 6:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Easy Ways to Drink Less Soda

Many common beverages like soda, energy drinks, sports drinks and juice boxes are hiding a big secret — they’re full…


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Back to School Hacks

June 29, 2021 8:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Back to School Hacks

Fact: kids LOVE the freedom of summer. As the fall semester approaches, you can make the back-to-school transition easier on…


Veggie Grilling Guide

Veggie Grilling Guide

June 21, 2021 10:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Veggie Grilling Guide

Grill Vegetables — And Fruit There are so many benefits to grilling vegetables. High in fiber, vitamins and minerals, veggies…


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5 Ways to Reduce Stress

April 13, 2021 9:42 pm Published by Comments Off on 5 Ways to Reduce Stress

Everyone experiences stress in one form or another. But, as you can probably guess, not all forms of dealing with…