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Category Archives: Healthy Mind Body and Spirit

The Benefits of Yoga for Pregnant Women

Posted on April 17th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Practicing yoga during pregnancy can have amazing benefits. Prenatal yoga focuses on breathing techniques, gentle stretching, and relaxation, using poses that are safe for you and your baby. Yoga can help you relax during pregnancy and prepare you for delivery. Reduce Stress and Anxiety While pregnancy is generally considered a [...]

Brushing Teeth Games: How to Teach Toddlers to Brush

Posted on April 16th, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger If you are trying to get your children to learn good oral health care habits, consider some brushing teeth games to make the daily task fun and rewarding. When dealing with your toddler, you know that sometimes you must carefully navigate your way when teaching them new habits. Toddlerhood [...]

Brushing Baby Teeth: When Should You Start?

Posted on April 11th, 2014

Posted by Jae Curtis, guest blogger All of your baby’s firsts are photo-worthy. From the first gummy smile to the first steps, capturing all this progress is an investment in your baby’s future—one day, you’ll have the chance to look back and reminisce. Another great investment in your little one’s future is taking the time to [...]

Exercise for Kids: Shake Out Extra Energy

Posted on April 10th, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger After an extremely long winter, your kids have most likely stored up enough excess energy to power a small city. As springtime kicks into high gear, the longer daylight hours increase everyone’s alertness, and parents always seem to be trying to encourage exercise for kids to keep them physically [...]

Interview with a Kid’s Dentist: When to Take Your Toddler, What to Expect

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger As parents, we want the best for our children, especially when it comes to our kids’ health. Pediatricians agree that good oral health is essential for children’s overall wellness, and recommend visiting a kid’s dentist early on. From the first tooth eruption, it’s important to do your best to care [...]

How to Master Healthy Eating on a Budget

Posted on March 31st, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Healthy eating on a budget is entirely possible, you don’t have to break the bank simply because you want your family to eat well. There are plenty of ways to shop and cook smarter so you can save money and still make healthy meals. Plan Ahead Understanding how to responsibly [...]