January 2023

Finding Dye-Free Snacks: Easy Ways to Go Dye-Free in 2023

By |2023-01-04T11:36:41-06:00January 17th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

More and more families are opting for dye-free snacks and foods, and for good reason. Synthetic dyes contain a number of ingredients you might not want to eat if you knew they were in your food — unless you happen to prefer bugs in your cranberry juice and petroleum in your breakfast cereal. It’s the [...]

October 2022

Bullying 101: A Parent’s Guide

By |2022-10-03T10:44:03-05:00October 24th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

No matter how much the times may change, one thing about going to school remains the same: bullying is still something about 10% of school age kids experience at school in some form, be it physical, verbal, or even online.  Bullying can leave a lifelong mark on both bully and victim. When adults are aware [...]

Top 10 Halloween Movies for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

By |2022-10-03T10:42:11-05:00October 10th, 2022|Children & Youth, Holidays|

Who doesn’t like to get into the spirit of Halloween with a scary movie? Choosing the right family movie to watch can be tricky with children of different age groups in the house. Since the line between fun-scary and too scary is different from child to child, and certainly from one age group to another, [...]

Flu Season 101: Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot Yet?

By |2022-10-03T10:39:47-05:00October 3rd, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Virus & Respitory, Wellness & Nutrition|

Schedule Your Flu Shot in October to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones This Flu Season   Seasonal influenza, more commonly known as the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory infection of the nose, throat, and lungs caused by the influenza virus that tends to strike when the temperatures start to drop and people gather [...]

September 2022

Why Summer Becomes Fall During the Autumnal Equinox

By |2022-09-03T08:16:18-05:00September 12th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays|

A Moment of Harmony Between Our Planet and the Sun Marks the Start of Fall  The autumnal equinox is on September 22nd, and with it comes an opportunity to regain balance and harmony as summer slips into the rearview mirror and the joys of the fall season come into view.   Like the vernal equinox and [...]

Top 3 Insider Tips From Teachers For a Strong Start to the School Year

By |2022-09-03T08:12:58-05:00September 3rd, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

How to Supercharge Your Child’s Education in Under 15 Minutes Per Week If you’ve seen the recent headlines about massive teacher shortages affecting schools nationwide, you might be wondering how your child could be affected and what you can do to support them this school year.  That’s why HHER went straight to the source! We [...]

August 2022

The Top 5 Watermelon Benefits for Your Health 

By |2022-07-30T14:56:01-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Holidays, Wellness & Nutrition|

Why Is Watermelon Good for You? Find Out for National Watermelon Day! Watermelon benefits your health by fueling your body with exactly what it needs, especially if you’re out in high temperatures. Packed with sugar and nutrients, high water content, easily portable…what’s not to love? It’s one of those foods that seems too good to [...]

Easing Back-to-School Anxiety: 3 Tips for Parents

By |2022-07-30T14:55:09-05:00August 1st, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

How to Tell Which Kind of Back-to-School Anxiety Your Child Is Experiencing & Whether to Address It With a Conversation or a Medical Appointment It’s back-to-school season, and for parents, students, and teachers alike that transition often comes with a fair amount of back-to-school anxiety. In most cases, back-to-school anxiety subsides as the school year [...]

July 2022

10 Tips for Talking to Kids About Tragic Events

By |2022-07-07T11:08:58-05:00July 25th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living|

A Guide to Helping Children Navigate Tragic Events in a Healthy Way In the age of social media and the 24-hour news cycle, it is harder and harder to protect children from the harsh realities of our world. Whether it’s a mass shooting, war, terrorist attack, or natural disaster in the news, technology has made [...]

June 2022

Can Summer Heat Literally Drive People Crazy? Exploring the Mental Health Impact of High Temperatures

By |2022-06-30T08:40:07-05:00June 30th, 2022|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

The Connection Between Hot Weather and Mental Health Summertime is a season of contrasts. Kids are finally home from school but it’s too hot for them to go outside and play all day. And while the season tends to be associated with family vacations and relaxing days at the pool, there is also something about [...]