There's no doubt this is a stressful and challenging season. If you have young children, our friends at PNC, through their Grow Up Great initiative, have some helpful tips parents and caregivers can do to help relieve some of children's fears and insecurities. One tip is remember to be calm and understanding when children are being clingy, whiny or overactive. Helping them regain control of their feelings reassures them that you are keeping them safe.
Maintaining healthy habits is hard, but how can we work smarter, not harder, especially when it comes to mealtime? We’re enlisting the help of MedExpress team member and nutritionist Lindsay Nelson, who knows a thing or two about healthy eating habits that can make eating tasty food and healthy food the same thing. Read the full article.
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares about two ideas to encourage us to get active. Join us for MOVE-ember, our new fun accountability challenge to get you moving at least 30 minutes for 30 days. Get out for a brisk walk or run, do yoga, clean your closet, run after your kids — but move your body! Check out more details here.
Also, we're excited to partner with our friends at UCAN to offer the virtual talk and Q & A: "Health and Performance for Active Women." Join Carrie on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. ET as she talks with Tina Muir, former elite runner and podcaster and Dina Griffin, registered dietician, endurance athlete as they address important topics for active women. They have some awesome stories you won't want to miss. Click here to register for the free webinar.
If you're a mom of young children, life is busy with activity. Our friends at PNC Bank developed tips that parents can use to turn everyday moments — from morning to mealtime to bedtime — into learning opportunities for their child. As you step outside, here are some fun ideas to spur some adventure with your kids.
Whether reading a book or trying some breathing exercises, everyone has a favorite way to relax. Refocus your mind and reduce stress, relieve headaches and ease insomnia with the help of meditation. Our sponsor MedExpress shares meditation tips you can do at home and some of the physical health benefits you may experience. Read the full article here.