Tag: healthy family

How to Give to a Good Cause (without spending any money)

Today, my 6-year-old and I ran 2 miles. Simultaneously, we helped send a girl in the developing world to school for two weeks. We didn't fundraise or send in a check. We took our legs, our lungs, and our hearts - and hit the pavement. This is how it works. Download the Charity Miles app on your phone. […]

10 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Happy Ha-Ha-AHH-AHH-CHOOO - Holidays! Tis' the season for coughs, sore throats, flu, and fevers. Fortunately, there are some ways to circumvent Mr. Flu and Ms. Icky Sicky. Here are ten things our family strives to do during the holidays and all year long. 1. Eat nutrient-rich foods. Some varieties of produce may be harder to […]

Dear People Who Don't Like Vegetables

Have you ever tasted: roasted carrots, glazed with brown sugar and tossed feta cheese? fresh summertime broccoli with creamy homemade ranch dressing? sweet white corn, slathered with real butter and sea salt? golden yellow peppers right at the height of their seasonal goodness? spaghetti squash, cooked to perfection, topped with bubbly marinara sauce and mozzarella […]

I want my kids to be...HEALTHY

"I don't like doctors," my 3-year-old says that quite often. "But doctors help people," I say. She seems unimpressed. "My baby sister doesn't like doctors either," she announces, confidently...undoubtedly remembering our last trip to the pediatrician. Even so, she has a little doctor's kit that she plays with almost every day. She examines Minnie Mouse […]

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