How we spend our mornings will influence the rest of our day, and it’s the same for our kids. Check out these 6 simple morning practices to help kids rise ‘n’ shine with flying colors
Fat is probably the most underrated and misunderstood nutrient. With the internet (and even some doctors) providing us with misleading information, it’s no wonder we are confused. We love and adore healthy fats, and we’re here to set the record straight! We hope to give healthy fats the hall of
Herbal teas, also called tisanes, are some of our family’s favorite replacements for sugary drinks. My kids especially love them while we’re cuddled up and reading a book. There’s something so special about a nice, warm cup of tea, and we think these 8 herbal teas for kids are amazing for their health!
Your kids should drink more water. Period. Water is the single best “substance” we can put in our bodies without dispute. We could go about 3 days without water before dying. Without food, we could survive about 1–2 months! The human body is an astonishing “container” holding up to 70
There are a lot of conflicting opinions, suggestions, studies, and recommendations about whether we should eat meat, what kind of meat we should eat, and how much of it to eat. It can get confusing out there! My two cents: start by being curious. Ultimately, we are all on our
When our kiddos come down with a cold, as parents we have been trained to run out and get the orange juice. It kinda makes sense…. Orange juice contains vitamin C which helps to support our children’s immune systems. But while oranges are a good source of Vitamin C, orange
Our bodies are ecosystems. Just like a river, a forest, or a patch of soil in the garden, there are many microorganisms that live inside us. Sometimes certain microorganisms make us sick, but on the whole our ecosystem of microbes helps us stay healthy. The human body’s largest population of
Our own health doesn’t exist in a vacuum; it is connected to the health of the land, animals, oceans, plants, etc. In the case of eating meat, we need to make sure that the animals we are eating are healthy. How was the animal raised? What did it eat? Was
Antibiotics are necessary in many cases, but they are more often overprescribed. When we go to the doctor, we want answers, and antibiotics have become the quick-fix. It’s hard to go to the doctor and hear, ‘wait,’ and taking antibiotics feels like we’re doing something. But we underrate our bodies’
Healthy fat foods are some of the best foods that we can feed to our kids! They are critical for brain and nervous system development AND we need fats to help us absorb critical vitamins and phytonutrients (nutrients from plants). Unfortunately, fat has gotten a really bad rap for a
I have always been curious about food and its effects on my well-being. But practicing yoga helped me to tune into my body. I noticed how certain foods affected my practice and how my mood correlated with what I ate. My energy crashed when I ate certain foods and remained
For many families, skipping the after school snack might feel like a bad idea as it has become the common third meal of the day. But there are many benefits to skipping the after school snack and having an early dinner instead! Wait Three to Five Hours Between Meals Research
Giving up sugar is impossible unless you want to keep your kids in a bubble. So instead of trying to eliminate sugar completely, a more realistic approach is to feed a lot less sugar to our children. We can focus on helping our kids build a HEALTHY relationship with sweets–one that our children can grow up with and take with them throughout their lives.
Our newest book to help your kids understand the power of quality sleep!
Our children’s book to build your kid’s curiosities about healthy food!
Like us, you care about your family’s health, and we want to help empower you to make informed (and delicious!) decisions.
Making breakfast for your kids on busy mornings can be easy, and this book will show you how!
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