Let's Go! Healthy Tips

The Positive Power of Outdoor Play

It’s a fact that children today spend considerably less time playing outdoors than their parents did as children. While there are a number of different reasons to account for this, the shift is largely due to technology. Today the average American child is said to spend just 4 to 7 minutes a day in unstructured… Read more »

How to Start Cooking with Kids

Cooking with kids? The idea might sound uncomfortable, overwhelming, or even dangerous. But if we want our kids to love nutritious food, understand the importance of a home cooked meal, and eventually be able to shop for and prepare their own healthy meals, we need to empower them to find confidence in the kitchen from… Read more »

The Importance of Cooking With Kids

Allowing kids to help plan and prepare meals—including everything from chopping to stirring at the stove—can feel like a big challenge when we’re rushed to get food on the table. It might mean more time and more mess, at least in the beginning. But there are many benefits for kids of all ages who get… Read more »

Tips for Staying Active as a Family

Adults and kids alike are recommended to get physical activity everyday. How can we really make this happen for our kids and ourselves when we don’t even have time for the gym? We can start by rethinking our idea of physical activity! Although sustained aerobic exercise is an incredible workout, physical activity doesn’t have to… Read more »

Managing Family Screen Time—What, Where, When and How Much?

Keeping up with what “healthy” media use is for your kids could be a full-time job. Technology for everyday use seems to be changing constantly. The news announces beneficial breakthroughs as well as newly discovered risks at a head-spinning rate. And children are more engaged with digital media than ever before, for school, for socializing,… Read more »