Could The Slow Parenting Movement Be the Answer You Need?

Could The Slow Parenting Movement Be the Answer You Need?

For parents, it can seem like time flies by in the blink of an eye. Between the appointments, the school trips, and the electronic distractions, it’s easy to not exactly be “present” as a parent. At times, it can more feel as though you’re juggling constant commitments with your kids, moving from one activity to […]

7 Safe Family Life Hacks Using Essential Oils

7 Safe Family Life Hacks Using Essential Oils

Lack of sleep and concentration, headaches, anxiety, weight gain … are these familiar side-effects of parenting? Healthy living consultant and tuned in parent Monica M. shares why she and her family, even their pets, use essential oils every day to safely and effectively treat common family ailments while living green and smelling sweet! “Essential oils […]

10 Fast, Fun Health Food Snacks for Kids

10 Fast, Fun Health Food Snacks for Kids

Packing a homemade lunch with nutritious snacks is the key to keeping your kids healthy and energized throughout the day. Preparing snacks and lunches ahead of time helps develop healthy eating habits and can save families time and money. To avoid the same old paper-sack snacks, we have compiled a list of 10 healthy and […]

7 Benefits of Cooking Together as a Family

7 Benefits of Cooking Together as a Family

  Did you know that the average American family is spending less and less time together, and it’s affecting our health and our children’s performance in school? Eating as a family has declined, as has taking the time to prepare healthy, home-cooked meals. And rushed meals, fast food, and processed food have increased, along with […]

Body Image (Part 2): Changing Beauty Standards

Do you have a healthy body image? If your goal is to be skinny when your body type (lifelong or postpartum) is otherwise, you may be working against yourself. Sound familiar? You’re far from alone. Whether you’ve just had a baby, want to fit into that dress, or have struggled with weight your whole life, […]

Simple, Delicious, Low-Fat Dinner Recipe

Healthy, hearty, zesty meals don’t have to be complicated. In fact, at the end of a convoluted day, there’s something purifying about simplifying dinner. You’ll love this easy, yummy, back-to-basics recipe! Especially great for those laid back summer family meals when you want to spend less time in the kitchen and more time making memories. […]

Health Tip: Feed Your Family More Figs!

Health Tip: Feed Your Family More Figs!

Sweet, neat, and easy to eat, add beautiful and delicious figs to your family’s diet for a healthy burst of flavor and variety! According to the World’s Healthiest Foods, figs provide an excellent source of nutrition and they can boost your family’s health in so many ways! Health Benefits of Figs Figs are a sumptuous […]

7 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

7 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

The ancient Mayan word for strength is “chia.” Both the Aztecs and Maya treasured chia seeds as a superfood long before modern civilization coined the term. Now we, too, can benefit from nutrient-rich, energizing chia seeds, or Salvia Hispanica. Here are seven healthy reasons to get your chia on! Health Benefits and Uses of Chia […]

8 Ways Water Can Improve Your Health Now

8 Ways Water Can Improve Your Health Now

Did you know that more than half of your bodyweight is water? Another fun fact: The “drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day” rule is not true. It should be “drink eight 8-ounce glasses of liquids total per day” (Mayo Clinic). Here are 8 more excellent water facts . . . knowledge you can use to improve your health today plus a bonus at the end!

Young Earthy Mama Tips: Raising Earth-Friendly Families

Meet tuned in parent Riley Fox! She’s a wife, homeschool mom of two beautiful children, and blogger at YoungEarthyMama. Riley and her family live the urban country life. They farm with their kids right in their yard and on a community lot. They learn and apply sustainable ways of reducing their family’s carbon footprint while […]