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5 Perfect Pets for Kids with Allergies

05/20/2015 | Allergies & Asthma

For many, a pet dog or cat is a defining part of childhood. TV, movies, and art are filled with images of children walking their dogs, or playing with a pet cat. For many children however, a typical pet dog or cat is not a possibility. It can be heartbreaking for a parent to tell a child who suffers with pet allergies that they just cannot have a dog or cat like their friends. Fortunately, if your child suffers from pet allergies, you do have options. Here are 5 perfect pets for kids with pet allergies:…

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Healthy Desserts Your Children Will Love

05/18/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

Dessert: every kid’s favorite meal. While it is typical for kids to want the least healthy, best tasting foods for dessert, as parents we want to have our cake and eat it too. Here’s our list of desserts that serve the dual purpose of tasting delicious and keeping kids healthy. Yogurt (Greek or Regular) Whether it’s frozen or not, yogurt it is a delicious, healthy alternative to creamy desserts like ice cream. Try to get plain yogurt and add healthy sugars like fruit and honey to…

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A Guide to Helping Kids With Asthma

05/12/2015 | TreatmentsAllergies & Asthma

Wheezing. Coughing. Inability to breathe. Asthma can be a very scary disease, especially when it affects children. While it’s not entirely understood just what causes asthma, it’s believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Fortunately, it is possible to live a full healthy life with asthma. Some of the world’s best athletes and entertainers are even asthmatic. If your child develops asthma, here are some things you can do to help them live a full, healthy,…

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A Few Great Indoor Gyms for Kids in Indianapolis

05/12/2015 | Everyday WellnessPlay and Exercise

As a parent, you may wonder how you can keep your children active when the weather is bad. Regular exercise helps keep kids’ hearts healthy, their bodies strong, and their minds stimulated. It is absolutely essential for children’s development. When outdoor playgrounds, parks and sports just aren’t an option, it can be difficult to plan where to go on an after school or weekend outing with the family. Luckily, Indianapolis has a host of facilities where you and the kids can stay…

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Healthy Green Recipes for the Whole Family

05/07/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

Who doesn’t love the Spring? With plenty of 5K races, parades and community activities for the whole family to engage in-the options to enjoy the season seem endless. You may also be planning to celebrate delicious spring meals. This is definitely a delicious way to enjoy warmer weather and green leaves popping up everywhere. However, you should not let your family’s health go out the window. Breakfast Start your day with this Pear and Arugula Smoothie. This great green alternative combines…

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