Parenting Tips

Help Your Child Maintain a Healthy Weight with These 5 Strategies

If you’re a parent of a school age chid, chances are you have received a note from the school nurse outlining your child’s growth patterns and their BMI.  Sometimes this can create a sense of frustration, but others may feel a sense of defeat.  We know that childhood obesity is a concern.  Obesity in general …

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Teaching gratitude

3 Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Gratitude

This is the time of year when we are talking about gratitude.  Many take the gratitude challenge on their social media by sharing daily for what they are grateful.  Others, simply journal and some do nothing.  We know from various research studies that instilling gratitude within ourselves and our children can increases happiness, grant perspective, improve relationships …

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One Simple Trick To Get Picky Kids to Eat Healthy

You’ve just slaved over an amazing dinner.  The kitchen is filled with the smells of delicious food.  Everyone sits at the table together and then it starts.  The “EWWWW, I don’t like this”, “do I have to eat this?”, “I’m not hungry”.  Then we get discouraged and feel like we shouldn’t even bother.  But like …

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