While eating healthy can sometimes be challenging for both parents and children, it’s important that you create a routine that benefits the whole family. Once you fill up your fridge and pantry with the right stuff, providing healthy snacks and meals is much easier to accomplish. From fruits and vegetables, to grains and proteins, you can creatively serve these essentials to your little ones during snack time! Here are some of our favorite healthy snack ideas:
It’s officially Mental Health Awareness Month! Millions of people around the world face the reality of living with a mental illness. Each year, we want to do our part to fight the stigma, provide support, educate families, and advocate for more awareness. It’s crucial that we pay close attention to the ones around us who may be struggling, even our little kiddos.
According to the CDC, being mentally healthy during childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, as well as learning healthy social skills and how to cope with problems. Mentally healthy children have a positive quality of life, and can function well at home, in school, and in their communities.
If you notice that your child is going through hardships when it comes to learning, behaving, or handling their emotions, here are a couple tips to help positively impact their mental health: