Showing posts from May, 2016

Make a Fun Food Face!

Getting your kiddo’s to eat a balanced, nutritious meal can prove to be a highly difficult feat at times. And if you are reading this, it’s probably pretty safe to say that you’ve had the same argument with your kid’s that I have had with my own. I am incredibly lucky that my son at least is willing to try a wide variety of foods before he asserts that he doesn’t like them. Fair enough. But, when it comes down to the “I don’t like… I don’t want to eat…” battle, finding a middle ground can be stressful. One of the best tips that can be shared is to simply have fun with your child’s food! When you branch out and make your child excited to get their hands on fun, colorful foods, they all too often will forget that they may actually be eating something that they thought they didn’t even like. One great tip to encourage your child to get their little hands on some healthy new foods is to make a silly face!

Color: Cut up fruits and veggies into bite-sized pieces, and design a silly face for…

Best Yoga Poses for Stress

As parents, we all too often find ourselves in the same boat. Or perhaps I should say life raft... Where we start our day's with an energetic positive outlook on the world around us that eventually feels as if it is slowly being torn from our bodies as the stress of the day wears on. From recitals and practices to our overwhelming careers, and then coming home to a messy home that you can't clean because our little ones need homework help and baths before dinner and bed... Does is ever truly end? And when we do catch a break, is the moment ever really for ourselves?

In keeping that in mind, it is vitally important to keep in mind one thing: caring for yourself, first and foremost, is the best way to care for those around you. We can always of course care for our children and spouses, however, when you are forcing yourself to simply get through the day, and you have lost your smile and heart, those around you see it as well. And that takes its own toll on those who love and care…