How to Make the Most of Winter Break

For some families the anticipation of a 2 week winter break is just as exciting for the grownups as it is the kids. Other parents may feel overwhelmed by the prospect of children being home. In either case it is important to plan ahead. Here are few tips to help your family make the most…

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5-2-1-Almost None, A Practical Guide for Wellness

5-2-1-Almost None is a simple formula created by Nemours Children’s Health System. Nemours is a nonprofit pediatric health system that provides life-changing medical care and research, helps kids grow up healthy, advocates for kids nationally and trains tomorrow’s pediatric experts. It stands for: 5- or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day 2-hours of…

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Family Traditions Matter

The importance of being deliberate with your family According to an article published by the Atlantic Daily, forty-seven percent of the time, the average mind is wandering. Many phycologists believe that a wandering mind is not good for ones well-being. As humans (kids and adults), we have a hard time staying focused and living in…

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4 Simple Steps to Staying Healthy

We are just a few weeks into fall and already the classroom doors have warnings alerting us of signs and symptoms of aliments to look for in our children. Here are a few tips to keep yourself and your family healthy during the school year and beyond. 1. Wash Hands- often Bacteria lives on fingertips,…

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