Category Archives: Healthy Families

Participating in Outdoor Activities During the Spring Allergy Season

For any seasonal allergy sufferer, the thought of participating in an outdoor activity during spring time can seem horrifying. But if you take the right precautionary steps you can go out and play a game of kickball, go for an afternoon stroll, or do any other activity while keeping your symptoms under control. If you […]

New Year’s Resolution: A Healthier 2017

Whenever a new year comes around, people around the world set these great resolutions that look nice on paper but are often short lived. Striving to become a better version of yourself is always a great idea –the wrong is in the execution. Think about it. How many of us really stay committed to this […]

5 Apps for Anyone Dealing with Allergies

Dealing with allergy symptoms can get frustrating. Different days, bring different allergens. Some days the intensity of allergens are higher than others. And for people that suffer with anaphylaxis, what restaurants offer allergy-friendly food? Thankfully, there’s an app for all of that! We’re going to introduce you to a few apps that can assist with […]

Teal Pumpkin Project

Have you noticed any pumpkins around town that don’t look like your usual pumpkin? You may be wondering if there are even vines out there producing teal pumpkins. That would be pretty cool, right? We’re sorry to break it to you but there is no such thing as a teal pumpkin patch. Those teal pumpkins that […]

Reducing allergies in the home

There is no denying it, allergy season is here and in full force. While pollen and other outdoor allergens can be the reason for your sneezing, controlling the allergens within your home can help reduce some of your discomfort. Front Door Implement a “no shoes” rule when in the house. Shoes can track in pollen […]

4 Ways To Control Asthma Triggers At Home

Anyone who has ever had asthma knows very well how painful and debilitating it can be when an attack strikes. Because of this, most sufferers take great pains to prevent attacks from occurring in the first place. Preventing painful attacks is actually easier then one might think. In many cases, this is simply a matter […]

How to Reduce the Effects of Hay Fever When Cycling

[x_share title=”Share this Post” twitter=”true” facebook=”true” google_plus=”true” email=”true”] In 2012, Bicycling Magazine rated Minneapolis the number one city in America for bike friendliness. Atlanta did not enter the top ten, nor has it ever. But Mayor Kasim Reed’s administration voiced a goal in 2013 to break into the top ten by 2016 and vowed to make […]

12 Tips to Reduce Screen time

1. Have a Family Meeting Explain to your offspring the importance of moving more and sitting less to remain at a healthy weight. Let them know they’ll have more energy and they will develop new skills. Riding a bike, throwing a football or shooting hoops could lead to more fun with friends. 2. Lead By […]