March 2023

How To Get Your Picky Eater To Eat Vegetables—1 Word: Brownies! 

By |2023-03-01T11:03:46-06:00March 13th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 93% of children don’t eat enough vegetables. Veggies may get a bad rap among children, but eating a healthy array of vegetables will provide kids with energy, vitamins, anti-oxidants, fiber, water, and help protect against chronic diseases later in life. So how can [...]

LICE-nse to Kill: How to Get Rid of Lice

By |2023-03-01T10:30:15-06:00March 7th, 2023|Children & Youth, External Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

Ah, the dreaded lice! These pesky little critters can wreak havoc on your scalp and your sanity. Don't worry, though—you're not alone. Head lice are a common problem that affects kids and grown-ups alike.  These tiny insects live on the scalp and feed on blood, causing itching, irritation, and discomfort. Fortunately, there are steps you [...]

7 Fun Activities for Kids That Promote Health

By |2023-03-01T10:28:57-06:00March 1st, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, External Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

As a parent or caregiver, you want to ensure that your children are healthy and happy. One way to achieve this is by encouraging your kids to engage in fun activities that promote their physical and mental well-being.  Here are seven ideas for fun activities that kids will enjoy and that will also promote good [...]

February 2023

Exploring the Benefits of Reading Aloud in Honor of World Read Aloud Day

By |2023-02-02T10:17:17-06:00February 1st, 2023|Children & Youth|

World Read Aloud Day is a special day observed annually on February 1 to promote the importance of reading aloud to children. This day is an opportunity for parents, caregivers, educators, and community members to come together and celebrate the joy and benefits of reading aloud to children. Reading aloud to children is one of [...]

January 2023

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

By |2023-02-26T17:03:52-06:00January 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 [...]