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3 Spring Smoothie Recipes that Even the Pickiest Kids Will Drink Up

05/22/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

Getting your family to eat healthy can be a real challenge when you have kids who are picky eaters. To help you along, here are 3 healthy spring smoothie recipes that even the pickiest eaters will love. Berry-Berry-Berry Ginger Smoothie ½ Cup of Frozen Blueberries ½ Cup of Frozen Strawberries ½ Cup of Frozen Blackberries ½ Tsp of Fresh Ginger ½ Cup Almond Milk or Soy Milk 2-3 servings. Add ingredients to blender, and blend to your preferred consistency. Kids will…

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Hamsters can be a great pet for kids with allergies.

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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