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5 Ways for Parents to Become Savvy About Hidden Added Sugars

Ask 10 parents how much added sugar their child consumes each day and there’s a good chance that at least 9 of them will have no clue or will underestimate it. In fact, research published in the International Journal of Obesity reported that 92 percent of the parents surveyed in the study underestimated the added sugar content in foods and beverages…

Helping Kids Recycle {Infographic}

By reducing the amount of natural resources you consume, reusing items that would otherwise go to waste, and recycling trash so it can be repurposed, you’re helping ensure a brighter future for the children of today. However, planning for the future not only includes taking steps in the present day, but also preparing for tomorrow…

How to Handle Parents Who Behave Badly at Kids’ Sporting Events {Guest Post}

There has been a shift to elite competition over the past two decades and it has taken a growing toll. Seventy percent of kids quit sports by age 13. These children drop out mostly because adults, particularly their own parents, have turned playing sports into a joyless, negative experience. Parents have contributed largely to the “winning is the only thing” attitude in youth sports…

Back to School Parenting Hacks {Guest Post}

Despite their best effort to prepare for the back-to-school season, more than 50 percent of parents admit it doesn’t go as planned. Thankfully, small changes in daily routines can make great time-savers and allow the family to practice healthy habits without the hassle.