Kids Nutrition: Physical Wellness

Physical wellness is important because we need to take care of our bodies and for our bodies to function properly in order for us to live a healthy life.  This includes physical activity, proper nutrition, adequate sleep and personal hygiene. Physical activity is so important for children for not only their physical body, but for […]

Spiritual Wellness for Kids

Spiritual wellness is one of the 7 Dimensions of Wellness and we are going to explore why it is important for kids to understand. Spiritual wellness refers to finding meaning and purpose in life and living in accordance to your values, morals and beliefs. Spirituality does not necessarily mean religion.   For some, it will and […]

Anxiety in Children: Emotional Wellness

Have your children had their mental health check up this year? It is important to pay attention to our little ones as 70% of mental illnesses develop in childhood, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CHMA). Anxiety disorders have been a major concern for mental health professionals as the rates of anxiety among children […]

Avery’s Coconut Peanut Butter Energy Balls

My 8 year old is on the energy ball bandwagon. She asks me every week if we can make them and always wants to create her own recipe. So this week she did! I laid out all the ingredients we had in the house and she could pick and choose what she wanted in them […]

Hydration

Hydration Majority of people do not drink enough water in their day.  Sometimes we think we’re hungry, when actually we’re just thirsty. During exercise, people might not drink enough water, drink too much water, or don’t replenish their electrolytes properly, which can result is multiple problems in our body. This is why knowing how to […]