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Keeping the Peace When You’re Stuck at Home

Are your kids driving you crazy? Is your partner driving you nuts? Are you sick of your pets? Are you even annoying yourself? You’re not alone. Staying at home for long periods of time is not something most of us are used to. In fact, many of us probably took for granted how little extended time we spent at home with all of our people prior to the last few weeks.

Episode 49: Coping with Stress & Anxiety during the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Dr. Stephanie Smith about how to manage anxiety and adjust to life around COVID-19. Dr. Stephanie shares lots of great tips to help families navigate their new routines, tips to avoid overconsuming news, and ways to address the topic with kids and help them understand what’s going on. She also shares ways to stay connected to loved ones despite isolation.

Helping Teenagers Cope with COVID-19

COVID-19 is affecting all of us. No matter where we live, what we do or who we are – we are all trying to make the best of this time. Information about how to keep senior citizens safe and elementary-aged kids occupied is dominating the internet. But what about our teenagers?

Resources to Survive Quarantine with Your Family

Things today are hard. We won’t sugarcoat it – we’re in the same boat as you. Working from home while also trying to homeschool our kids, making 3 meals a day at home and spending little time outside. We’re all in close quarters and just trying to keep it together.

Long-Lasting Fruits & Vegetables for a Well-Stocked Kitchen

When trips to the grocery store are limited, it’s essential to stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables that last a long time so you can continue to create healthy meals at home. Here’s a list of 16 fresh produce items with a long shelf life to keep your kitchen well-stocked.

12 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids

Whether it’s a cold, snowy day or a rainy day, being stuck inside all day is no fun for kids or parents. Rather than camping out on the couch watching TV or playing video games, there are tons of fun things kids and families can do indoors to expel excess energy and get creative juices flowing. Our team rounded up some of our favorite items to keep kids busy indoors on snow or rain days.

5 Food Habits to Boost Your Immune System

There’s a lot of hype right now about which foods have the power to knock out viruses or which supplements keep you one step ahead of germs. The reality is, there is no one magic food you can eat or supplement you can take that can keep you healthy. But how you and your family nourish yourselves every day does have an impact on your immune system.

35 Healthy Pantry Staple Recipes

A well-stocked pantry can be a game-changer when it comes to creating healthy meals when trips to the grocery store become limited. As the world is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are finding themselves staying home and in need of easy recipes to make. This list of healthy recipes is full of ideas made with pantry (and freezer) staples like pastas, canned tuna and beans, and frozen fruits and veggies.

Episode 48: Self-Care for Busy Families

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Noelle Martin, RD and author of MotherhoodAndMeals.com. Noelle joined us to talk about the importance of self-care and how to make time for it when you have a busy schedule. 

Healthy, High-Calorie Foods for Underweight Kids

Despite the obesity epidemic, many children are underweight. Parents often ask how to help a child gain weight in a healthy way. While empty calories from foods high in fat and added sugars might add a few pounds, they will not provide the nutrients a child needs to build strong bones and a healthy body.