How to Build a Healthier Easter Basket

Easter is such a fun holiday for my kids. My four & two-year-olds love reading books about Easter, what the holiday is about, and of course, the Easter Bunny. Growing up, I remember the joy and excitement when opening my Easter basket. There was always a bag of jellybeans, a chocolate Easter Bunny, and other fun things like coloring books,...

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...

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...

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? Adolescent Development: What They Need Right Now As much...

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. And that's okay! Some days we'll feel like we're finally...

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. When stored properly, these fresh produce items can last...

12 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids

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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...

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)...

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.  Noelle Martin is a Registered Dietitian with a Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition and a mom of three...