Five Tips for Healthy Weight Week! It’s Jan. 20 – Jan. 26

If your kids are concerned about their weight and are looking to you for guidance, you’re in the right place! In honor of Healthy Weight Week, we’ve got five tips anyone can do to ensure their efforts pay off – the healthy way. Make friends with the scale There’s a wide chasm of opinion between […]

Tooth-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

Did you know that the practice of making New Year’s resolutions began almost 4,000 years ago? Ancient Babylonians, when their new year came around, made a promise to the gods that they would pay all debts and return anything they borrowed. Today, it’s still a very common practice, whether you’re successful at following through or […]

Healthy, Fun, and Practical Holiday Gift Ideas

With the holiday season fast approaching, the race is on to meaningful gifts that’ll surprise your loved one and let them know you care. And, since good ideas are hard to come by, we decided to ease the pain a little and put together a few ideas! Each gift has the recipient’s health in mind, […]

Are My Gums Receding? And Why?

Progressive change can be difficult to notice, especially when it occurs to us and not someone else. Changes occurring along our gum line certainly fall into this category, and since recession is measured in millimeters it’s especially easy to miss. So, how much gum erosion is normal, and what causes it? Let’s take a look. Is […]

Awesome Apps for Outdoor Fun!

Parents have so much to worry about these days. Is there gluten in our shampoo? How do I know if my kid has been around too many Wi-Fi rays? What brand of gummy vitamins will get my child into Harvard? Figuring out how to get your kids a wee bit more Vitamin D shouldn’t be […]

Fermented Food to the Rescue

We know what you might be thinking. The word “fermented” hardly sounds appetizing. And, if you’ve personally sworn off sauerkraut long ago … well then your kids don’t stand a chance at adopting these oh-so-good-for-you treats! There’s a whole world of yummy fermented foods that are not only tasty but super nutritious. Plus, they can […]

Thanksgiving Snacks Kids Will Crave Their Whole Lives

In the United States, November is a month of celebration and change. Sundays are filled with football; plans for Thanksgiving preoccupy our minds; and for most of us, temperatures edge closer to freezing. In the spirit of these two themes (celebration and change), we’re offering a few dead-simple, good-for-you food switcheroos to help you celebrate! […]

Tis’ the Season for Teen Teeth Whitening…or is it?

Beautiful bright smiles are on display everywhere this time of year. With the holiday season upon us and people venturing out into the holiday parties and events, all that exposure might have your teen thinking about having their teeth whitened. Or, maybe they’ve been thinking about it for some time now, and are curious if this […]

Moustaches, Football and Thanksgiving: A November to Remember!

In the United States, November is a month of both celebration and change. Sundays are filled with football; plans for Thanksgiving preoccupy our minds; and for most of us, temperatures edge closer to freezing as the sun seems to have better places to be past 4pm. There’s also the sudden rise in the appearance of […]

Cut the Sugar, not the Flavor!

Well, October is upon us, and that means pumpkin spice everything, pies and cake and all sorts of yummy meals. It also means that with Halloween and Thanksgiving following one another in rapid succession and all those December holidays right behind them, you might be loading yourself up already with January guilt over how much […]