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5 Simple Changes to Make Your Family’s Diet Healthier

06/25/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

Feeding your family is a full time job. Making healthy meals when you’re on a budget and time is limited can be a real challenge. There are a few simple changes that you can make to your everyday diet that will make your family more healthy right away.   1. Drink more water. Keeping your family hydrated will keep them healthy. If you get bored with plain water, add fruits like lemon, lime or strawberries to flavor water. 2. Serving proteins and veggies instead of starches. Many of the…

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7 Tips to Keep Kids Active This Summer

06/17/2015 | Everyday WellnessPlay and Exercise

According to First Annual Indy Moms Survey, 43% of Hoosier moms worry that their kids don’t get enough exercise. When school is out for the summer, it can be challenging keeping your children active- especially if you maintain a busy schedule. Here are some tricks to keep your kids active through the sunny months. 1. Limit their screen time. Whether it’s time spent in front of the TV, computer, or a smartphone, limiting screen time is a great way to keep your kids active. Limit their…

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Pregnant? 10 Super Foods for You and Baby

06/17/2015 | Family CareExpecting MothersHealthy Eating

If you’re pregnant, nutrition is incredibly important. You want to make sure that both and your baby are getting the proper nutrition to get you through the day and aid your child’s growth and evelopment. Here are 10 super foods that will keep you and your baby healthy. 1. Sweet potato. Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins like potassium, vitamin C and fiber. In addition, they pack a ton of flavor. 2. Salmon. Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are good for you, and also for…

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6 Health and Wellness Goals Every Mom Should Have

06/17/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy EatingPlay and Exercise

According to the first annual Indy Mom’s survey, 89% of moms in Indianapolis feel it would be easier to live a healthy lifestyle if it weren’t so expensive to do so. Fortunately, there are steps moms can take to improve their help that don’t involve going to an expensive gym or buying overly priced health food. Here are 6 achievable health goals every mom should have that can be accomplished on any budget. 1. Drink plenty of water. One of the easiest things you can do to improve…

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5 Ways to Make More Time This Summer to Work Out With Your Kids

06/15/2015 | Everyday WellnessPlay and Exercise

School is out for summer. While your kids may suddenly have an abundance of free time, you are still busy with work, errands, and the business of adult life. In some ways, making time to work out in the summer is even more of a challenge than other seasons. Finding time to work out in ways that incorporate your kids can be even more difficult. Here are 5 tips to make time to workout this summer with your kids. 1. Make family day physical.  Family time usually happens on the weekend. Instead…

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