5 Reasons to Exercise that You Should Pay Attention To

There are many excuses we can make not to be fit, but there are plenty of reasons to exercise, all of which will do our bodies good. Disclosure: I am not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV. The following is a result of my own research. Please confirm everything I say with […]

Help Your Family Eat Less Sugar & Feel Healthier

Want to improve your family’s diet? Consider providing naturally-sweetened and unsweetened treats to help your family eat less sugar. One of the things that the FishKids love about a visit to Trader Joe’s is the chance to hunt for the stuffed animal and earn a treat. In case you didn’t know, each location has its own little […]

Make Junk Food Yourself

Want to improve your family’s diet?  Instead of buying the mediocre commercial products, make junk food yourself — at home, for cheaper. I’ve always been a DIY kind of girl. At some points in life it was to have a sense of accomplishment, but more often than not, it’s been a matter of dollars and […]

How to Get Your Family to Eat More Whole Grains

Want to improve your family’s diet? Help your family eat more whole grains by giving them a bigger piece of the pie. See that? That sweet, spicy, delicious cherry crumble? That, my friends, is chock full of fruit and whole grains. Yes, really. And it is absolutely delicious. I know that there’s much debate about grains […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

Want to improve your family’s diet? Make fresh produce a little easier to swallow. Follow these tips to get your kids to eat more vegetables. You can read every “healthy eating” or nutrition book under the sun and you’ll see a range of recommendations. Some folks say no grains. Others say no meat. Still others say […]

How to Improve Your Family’s Diet

While you can’t always control every morsel your children eat, you do have a lot of influence and control over their nutrition. This is part 1 of a series designed to help you improve your family’s diet.  If you’re like most moms, you want your kids to be healthy. You want them to grow up […]

A Get Well Kit for When Sick Gets Real

Packing a Get Well Kit for home or travel is one great way to make it easier when sick gets real. Include these items to make it easy to nurse your sick child. This post is sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All opinions are my own. One never plans to get sick, right? We don’t say, “Hey, […]

Be Prepared for an Emergency

It’s in the best interests of your family to be prepared for an emergency or natural disaster. Follow these tips to help you get started. Be Prepared for an Emergency No one plans to have a hurricane come through or for a wildfire to take their home. Unfortunately, it’s one of life’s bitter surprises. However, […]