5 - 31 - 2013
These days, dad is joining mom in the quest to “do it all.” Balancing job, childcare and housework is increasingly the goal of both parents.
Indeed, dads today are active co-parents and sometimes even primary caregivers. This takes energy, which requires a focus on fitness. After all, dad can’t run after the kids if he’s struggling to get off of the couch after a hard day of vacuuming.
Even as dads are stepping up, the digital world is stepping in, with a host of health-promoting “apps” (short for “applications” software used on smartphones or other mobile device). Here are some great health and fitness apps for dads that are free or inexpensive to download. Check to see if they’re compatible with the operating system on dad’s mobile device:
5 - 7 - 2013
The growing obesity epidemic and our increasingly hectic lifestyles make finding ideas for active family fun all the more important. Active families benefit by spending quality time with one another, while instilling habits that can improve health and strengthen relationships.
4 - 29 - 2013
Ah, the words every mother and grandmother wants to hear. “You look so young!” It’s good to feel good about yourself. Why not? You work hard. You provide support and stability for your family. You love your kids or grandkids unconditionally.
For this Mother’s Day we’ve searched far and wide to provide you with a collection of five simple tips for looking and feeling younger:
4 - 9 - 2013
The average American grocery store is full of pitfalls. From processed food to fat-laden convenience items, it can be hard to navigate the supermarket landscape, especially with kids in tow. With a little know-how you can beat the grocery shopping blues and learn to buy healthy food on a budget. Here are some ways:
4 - 3 - 2013
When parents are stressed, kids are stressed. Studies have shown that parental stress can lead to stress, illness and even depression in their children. What’s a busy family to do? In this post, we’ll look at ways for families to work together to reduce stress and promote harmony.