Have Tooth-Healthy Holidays!

With the holidays just around the corner, it can be harder than ever to get your child to eat tooth-healthy foods. This holiday season, there are several tools to help you. When trying to find tooth-healthy foods kids will love, it’s good to have lots of options. Kids can be picky, and sometimes what they … Continue reading Have Tooth-Healthy Holidays!

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YOU ASKED: How Can I Get My Child to Eat Tooth-Healthy Foods?

We get this question all the time! When trying to find tooth-healthy foods kids will love, it’s good to have lots of options. Kids can be picky, and sometimes what they liked last week will turn into something they won’t eat next week. So, having a variety of healthy foods to choose from may be … Continue reading YOU ASKED: How Can I Get My Child to Eat Tooth-Healthy Foods?

When kids learn gratitude, they grow up happier

Science says children will grow up happier if you teach them a habit you probably do without realizing it.  Teaching kids the importance of saying "thank you" can help them grow up happier.  Gratitude can lead to lower rates of depression,   better impulse control, and less stress.  To raise grateful kids, model the behavior, talk … Continue reading When kids learn gratitude, they grow up happier

Hy-Vee KidsFit Initiative Fights Against Childhood Obesity

Kylene Frost, RD, LD, Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian According to the CDC, the percentage of children and adolescents in the U.S. affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. Data from 2015-2016 show that nearly 1 in 5 (ages 6 to 19 years) is obese, which is defined as having excess body fat. Causes of … Continue reading Hy-Vee KidsFit Initiative Fights Against Childhood Obesity

10 Reasons to Sign up for Ninja Class!

By Triny Lindsay Ninja classes have been sweeping the nation and are now offered at many gymnastics gyms. And there’s a good reason! Ninja classes have many benefits for your child. I’m going to give you 10 reasons to sign your child up for Ninja classes today. But first, do you know why Ninja classes … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Sign up for Ninja Class!

Top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour for Youth

Parkour, also known as free running, is a French military-designed training which utilizes obstacle courses. The obstacles require extreme focus and a can-do attitude, and heavily utilize physical abilities such as running, jumping, swinging, rolling and even climbing. It’s a fun and exciting way to exercise, and anyone can enjoy it. Here are the Top … Continue reading Top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour for Youth