Healthy Eating

Today’s families are so busy.  Finding the time to be healthy is not always easy. Add a picky eater into the mix, and it makes things even more complicated! These seven tools can make being healthy more convenient, fun, and easy. I think of tools like these as investments in my families’ health. And although […]

Natural Kidz blog contributor, Sara Vance from Rebalance Life, shares some tips on how to make healthy food fun.  There are a few segments on this clip, so be sure to keep watching.   Healthy Snack Recipe for Kids at Parties — powered by ehow Tweet

Summer Sweets

by KristinMallon on May 7, 2013

I can’t help it.  I’m thinking of summer. And summer is coming, like an ice cream truck’s bell several blocks away. With my senses, I can feel, smell, and taste it already. It’s like when my babe first starts babbling and then suddenly she’s out with “mama” and “dada.” Summer. Warm, hot summer. I’m ready […]

Food Intolerance & ADHD

by SaraVance on April 10, 2013

There has been a rise in the number of kids diagnosed with ADD, according to a recent article in the New York Times.  Now 11% of all school-aged children has ADHD, and 1 out of every 5 high school boys will receive an ADHD diagnosis.  This represents a 40% increase in the past decade, which […]

The Protein Sneak

by KristinMallon on April 2, 2013

Let’s face it. If left to their own devices, my kids would be carb addicts.  It’s not just the sweets (which they love), it’s the bread, waffles, crackers… even pasta. If my daughter were the self-reliant, storybook character Pipi Longstocking, she would eat a buttered French baguette for dinner every night. My son would, as […]

Tasty Treat

by naturalkidz on March 21, 2013

Kathryn the Grape’s Magical Hour is a teen-hosted radio show that features interviews with a variety of special guests. This week on the show, Matalyn interviewed “The Blissful Chef,” Christy Morgan.  Christy is a wellness guru, a vegan chef, and cookbook author.  With so many Natural Kidz’ families seeking out healthy choices that appeal to […]

New Years is a great time to start fresh and refocus on health.  But many people have given up setting New Years Resolutions or dieting out of frustration – because they have gone on a diet in the past only to gain all the weight back (and then some).   So many of us think […]

Written by Dr. Gina Caserma There’s no doubt about it – the holiday season is the most challenging on our health. All the family get-togethers, the mall-hopping, and hustle and bustle of shopping decrease our workouts and distracts us from the things that keep us health.  This increases the chances that we’ll make poorer choices […]

The War on Vegetables

by naturalkidz on November 14, 2012

Article Written by Sara Stees Did you know that the average American kid only eats somewhere between 1-3 servings of vegetables per day? (Depending on which source you read.)  And that even includes those gregarious “vegetables” known as French fries! AUGH! Since my husband and I are vegetarians, we figured the odds would be tipped […]

Written by Sara Vance   The Halloween decorations and costumes are all put away and the Jack O’ Lanterns are gone. It is time to gear up for our next holiday – Thanksgiving.  But since most kids come home from trick or treating with pounds of it, the Halloween candy is likely still lingering. The […]