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MomChat 2018

Jul 1 2018     /     , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Join us in August and November for our MomChat parties! Let’s Chat  Back To School and the Holidays Each MomChat week will run for 5 days.  The first day will be a Facebook party and the last day will be a Twitter party and each of the 5 days we will feature two of the […]

These Toddler Snacks Are Great for Road Tripping This Spring

Apr 11 2018     /     , , , ,

On the road with your toddler this spring? You need to pack for distraction — hours of it. Books, videos, toys and games abound. Then, there are the snacks. While you can deal with the kids projectile-launching food at home relatively easily, your hands and senses will be dutifully occupied on the road. You need […]

Does My Toddler Need Nutritional Supplements?

Mar 17 2018     /     , , , ,

I am often asked this question and have wondered it myself considering the fact that I have a two-and-a-half-year-old boy who, for the most part, is a stellar eater but tends to be sporadic with his food intake as most toddlers are. Should I be supplementing my son’s diet with a daily multivitamin? What about […]

Sugar 101- Busting the Myths Around Sweet

Feb 22 2018     /     , , , , ,

We asked mom dietitian Andrea Holwegner, CEO of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting and lead nutritionist to BrightPath early childhood education her thoughts on the sticky subject of sugar.  Here is what she had to say: 1.What is sugar and what is the difference between added sugar and natural sugar? Sugar is a type of carbohydrate. […]

Don’t Pass Up These 12 Unique Health Foods

Oct 25 2017     /     ,

Eating healthy can sometimes feel like a chore. Especially when you’re stuck eating the same thing over and over. Why not do yourself a favor and try something new? By making just a few swaps here and there, you may be surprised by how both your palette and your body responds!   We’ve put together […]

Lunchbox love: 6 fun (and healthy) nut free snacks

Aug 4 2017     /     , , ,

It’s Sunday night after an action-packed weekend with the family when that familiar feeling of dread suddenly hits: it’s lunch-prep time. We totally get it. The team at Naked Snacks is always on the hunt for ways to make your life a little easier – and a little tastier. We’ve helped you supercharge your salad […]

Hidrate Spark 2.0 smart water bottle Review

Jan 25 2017     /     , , ,

I personally LOVE water and it is definitely what I reach for most often.  I like it very cold and on-ice when possible.  I also have a bit of a water phobia when it comes to tap water, so I always have filtered water with me.  We all know that all the bottles resulting from […]

Healthy Eating – 7 Easy Ways to Eat Healthier

Feb 23 2015     /     , ,

By @Deb_Lowther Learning healthy eating habits is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your family.  Understanding that healthy food matters and healthy choices do taste good is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle for our children as they get grow. There are many easy and beneficial changes you can make now that will create healthy […]

Pack These 10 Healthy Snacks for Your Kids

Oct 25 2014     /     , ,

Holly Easterby loves to encourage healthy eating in kids. She helps parents not only by sharing fashion ideas at Bonza Brats, but also by contributing educational and health tips in websites such as this one. In this article, she will tell you some of the best foods that make great as snack for kids in […]

3 Tips to Create A Healthy Back to School Lunch Routine

Aug 18 2014     /     , , , ,

By @Deb_Lowther Its back to school time and, like January, back to school offers the perfect opportunity to start a new routine and create new healthy habits! My kids have been in school full time now for a few years and each school year the morning madness does get a bit easier, in part because I hand out tasks and […]