A Healthier Halloween

By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC As a mom who’s trying to instill healthy habits in your children, the truly scary part of Halloween aren’t the ghouls, ghosts, and goblins haunting your neighborhood—it’s the bag of sugary sweets that makes its way into your home after a night of trick-or-treating. Please read my article Sugar…New Drug. … Read Article

Dealing With Picky Eaters

By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC When your little one has you dreading dinnertime due to her picky nature, take solace in the fact that kids aged 2 to 4 are hard wired to question what they put in their mouth—it’s a normal part of development. And while that pickiness normally starts to subside after age … Read Article

The Benefits of Gardening For Children

  By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC Summer is my favorite time of year….the warm sunshine, trees in bloom, the beautiful sound of birds chirping and the fresh fruit and vegetables in abundance.  We first started our organic garden seven years while we were living in Texas to basically teach our young children (then 3 and … Read Article

Why Children Need Physical Activity

By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC With the number of gadgets kids have access to these days, and P.E. classes being cut in schools, higher rates of disease have started to emerge in children. Diseases that are usually seen in adults are now being seen in young children. Lack of physical activity is a major cause of … Read Article