Guide to 60+ Local Spray Grounds and Splash Parks
June 19, 2017 – 9:00 am | 105 Comments

Spray park, Splash park, Spray ground…
Whatever term you use it is a place for children to have fun and beat the Texas heat! A spray ground is a zero-depth play area where water sprays from …

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5 Simple Pool Fitness Routines
June 20, 2017 – 10:31 am | No Comment
5 Simple Pool Fitness Routines

5 Pool Fitness Routines

A pool can be a great tool to use to get some exercise and stay toned. So, when you are at the pool try these fast and fun pool exercises to stay …

Heat Exhaustion vs. Heat Stroke
June 14, 2017 – 1:55 pm | No Comment
Heat Exhaustion vs. Heat Stroke

Decisions to Save Your Life: Heat Exhaustion vs Heat Stroke
If you’ve ever experienced a summer in Texas then you know it brings the heat, but how dangerous can it really be? Extreme heat or vigorous …

5 Tips to Help Moms De-Stress
May 27, 2017 – 7:50 am | No Comment
5 Tips to Help Moms De-Stress

5 Ways that Moms can De-Stress
Running around, chasing after the kids is definitely a full time job.  Between chauffeuring the children to all of their activities, the housework, preparing somewhat healthy meals each night, and …

Tips on Dealing with Stress
May 19, 2017 – 7:26 am | No Comment
Tips on Dealing with Stress

Dealing with Stress
Stress is a natural part of our lives, but learning to manage the overwhelming times can help you have a healthier response. In honor of Mental Health Month, the health experts at Envolve, …

Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Body Image
May 17, 2017 – 8:58 am | No Comment
Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Body Image

Tips to Help Your Child Have a Healthy Relationship with Food and Body Image
Girls as young as elementary school age are showing signs of disordered eating and a negative self-image when it comes to …

Child Medical Grant Applications for Texas Families
May 16, 2017 – 12:57 pm | No Comment
Child Medical Grant Applications for Texas Families

Texas families in need of financial assistance for child medical care costs are encouraged to apply for a UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) grant.
In Texas, UHCCF awarded more than 700 grants since 2013 and is encouraging …

How to Sleep Better During the Allergy Season
May 4, 2017 – 11:22 am | No Comment
How to Sleep Better During the Allergy Season

Tips on Sleeping Better During Allergy Season
Spring is the season of renewal. Plants and trees start to rebound from the harsh winter that claimed most of their leaves and vegetation. Birds return from their Southern …

8 Things Moms Must Know About Braces and Kids
April 28, 2017 – 9:29 am | No Comment
8 Things Moms Must Know About  Braces and Kids

What Parents Need to Know About Getting Braces for their Kids
For millions of families around the country, braces and childhood tend to go hand-in-hand. This leaves many moms with lots of questions about what life …

How You Can be a High Energy Mom
March 3, 2017 – 10:35 am | No Comment
How You Can be a High Energy Mom

How Moms Can Keep Energy Levels High Through the Day
by Heidi Smith Luedtke, PhD

You hurry all day, tackling your too-long to-do list. By mid-afternoon, you want to collapse on the couch or get a quick …

Prevent Childhood Obesity by Making Changes Now
September 16, 2016 – 9:40 am | One Comment
Prevent Childhood Obesity by Making Changes Now

The ABC’s of a Healthy Child
 
Guest post by Dr Angela Mix, DO, Pediatrician
Can you really teach your child to become active and healthy?  Yes, you can. And no, it doesn’t have to be a struggle.  …