How to Raise Active Kids

No one is more excited to watch their toddlers take their first steps than mom and dad, but soon enough you are secretly wishing they would just “sit still for one moment.”  Parenting toddlers and children with endless energy is exhausting and seemingly never ending, but somewhere along the way to the teen years our kids start…

How to Raise Healthy Eaters

An important part of raising healthy kids is raising healthy eaters. Kids seem to be born with a love for chocolate and sour gummies and a distaste for anything that resembles a vegetable. As parents, how can we raise kids who will try new foods, make healthier choices and learn the importance of a balanced diet…

How to Raise Healthy Kids

Raising healthy kids is an important part of laying the foundation for a future generation of healthy adults and healthy families. In theory raising healthy kids is pretty simple – eating a well balanced diet and getting plenty of activity, but in reality kids are less active than ever and filling up on convenience packaged…

Top 10 Healthy Foods Kids Should Be Eating

Sweet Potato
 Kids love sweet potatoes and they are perfect cooked, baked as fries or mashed on top of Sheppard’s pie. Sweet potatoes provide important nutrients such as calcium, vitamins A, C and B6, potassium, fiber and are packed with phytochemicals. Eggs

 Poached, scrambled, sunny side up, baked or hard boiled – the kids have…

Giving Kids a Healthy Start

Imagine if your kids were as excited as you are to prepare an amazing meal with a gorgeous display of fruits and veggies? For most of us, the reality is our kids may think the colours here look pretty, but don’t you dare put that stuff on their plate!  They have learned along the way that vegetables are…

Are We Raising Healthy Kids?

  It is no secret that the obesity rate in kids is growing, leaving them at risk for serious health problems now and as adults. As parents, it raises a lot of concerns. How can we turn this alarming trend around and ensure we raise healthy kids? It’s proven that parents who are committed to their…