• 10 Ways to Promote a Healthy Body and Mind for Kids
    Health,  Kids,  Parenting

    10 Ways to Promote a Healthy Body and Mind for Kids

    As a parent, we always want to make sure our kids are as healthy as possible. One thing we need to do is make sure they’re eating healthy foods. To go with a healthy body, we also want our kids to have a healthy mind. At times, we tend to steer in the wrong direction, but below are some things to help myself and other parents. Check out these 10 Ways to Promote a Healthy Body and Mind for Kids. HEALTHY BODY Apple Sauce Pouches – In a world full of ‘fake news’ and fake foods, Tree Top wants you to rest easy knowing one thing is real – the food going into…

  • 3 Healthy Alternatives Your Family Will Love
    Health,  Product Reviews

    3 Healthy Alternatives Your Family Will Love

    March was National Nutrition Month, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be done year-round. My kids were on Spring Break last week, so that was the perfect time to start with healthier alternatives from our usual. Unfortunately, my two oldest worked throughout the week, so that left my little one. For the most part, she spent her time over her friend’s house practicing for the upcoming cheer season. With the kids pretty much gone all week, my wife and I didn’t have to cook throughout the week. Since our week was spent eating fruits and healthy meals, this is something we’re going to continue since we both lost weight. Our…

  • Want a Healthier Beer? Try the Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold NOW
    Health,  Product Reviews

    Want a Healthier Beer? Try the Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold NOW

      Who’s excited about finally getting some warmer weather? Unfortunately, some people are still feeling the wrath of Winter weather as our neighbors up north is still getting snow. When it comes to the south, Georgia to be exact, we’re not all the way out of the water. As of now, the weather is nice and around 70+ degrees, but the rainy and cooler weather is coming back. Being that I’m a night-shift worker, those beautiful mornings are spent outside. On the days I don’t go to the gym, you can catch doing yardwork, sitting on the patio or even playing some basketball. During those mornings, you would catch me…

  • Busy Dads: Stop Neglecting Your Mental And Physical Health
    Daddy Talk,  Health

    Busy Dads: Stop Neglecting Your Mental And Physical Health

    Busy dads often find that they struggle to enjoy everything in life. If they are thriving at work their physical health usually takes a back seat, and if they are smashing PBs in the gym and eating well at home, their work life may just take a tumble. However, it is possible to thrive both mentally and physically all while looking after your kids if you put in a little pre-planning. Here’s what you need to do to avoid neglecting your mental and physical health, and get darn close to having it all: Carve Out Time for Exercise Making exercise a priority is a must, no matter what. Even if…

  • 8 Healthy Snacks to Enjoy on National Snack Day
    Food,  Health,  Product Reviews

    8 Healthy Snacks to Enjoy on National Snack Day

    I received the products for an honest review. All opinions are 100% mine.    How many of you knew today was National Snack Day? Let’s be honest, we all love to keep our fair share of snacks around. Whether it’s in the kitchen, hiding in our rooms from the kids or put up at work. The big issue that lies is that we’re usually choosing the wrong kind of snacks. In the past, my choices were tons of sugars that wasn’t good for me and my family’s health. With so many companies moving towards organic and healthier alternatives, that doesn’t have to be the case anymore. Below are 6 healthy…

  • 5 Heart-Healthy Family Activities for American Heart Month
    Family,  Georgia,  Health

    5 Heart-Healthy Family Activities for American Heart Month

    For an African American male, heart health is something that’s taken very seriously. As a matter of fact, heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. High blood pressure, obesity and diabetes are the most common conditions that increase the risk of heart disease. One of the things I could change is my diet, but that’s one of the hardest things to do as it’s a work in progress. I’ve tried my best to make my heart healthier without working out, but I don’t think that’s for me. Here are five things that could help you on the journey to a healthier heart. Take a walk after dinner Instead…

  • Keeping Your Heart Healthy
    Guy Stuff,  Health

    Lazy Man’s Guide to Keeping Your Heart Healthy without Workouts

    Keeping the heart healthy should be your aim, especially if you have crossed the age of 40. Heart disease has become very common largely due to our unhealthy diets, stressful lifestyles, and insufficient exercise. Here’s how you can keep your heart beating properly without hitting the gym: Know the Age of Your Heart Most people have hearts that are older than their actual age, simply because their lifestyle has taken more of a toll on it. You can use the ‘Heart Age’ Calculator developed by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to know your heart’s condition. Entering details about your BMI, blood pressure, age, and a few other…

  • Health
    Family,  Health

    5 Simple Steps You Should Take to Keep Your Family in Peak Health

    Nothing feels quite as helpless as seeing a family member sidelined due to injury or illness. We are left looking for answers as to how this could have been avoided. When it comes to family health, prevention is better than cure. Here are some tips for keeping your whole family in peak health. Seek Input for Family Goals Have a family meeting to discuss what changes everyone wants to make. Family members are more likely to be agreeable to healthy changes when you listen to their opinions and recommendations. Keep in mind that the most successful goals are “SMART”: specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-sensitive. Have Regular Physical Activity Times…

  • Thinking About Health
    Fitness,  Health,  Kids

    Get Your Kids Thinking About Health!

    We should all be encouraging our children to live as healthy a lifestyle as possible. This isn’t just about taking control of certain aspects of their diet or sleep schedule. This is about highlighting to them the importance of looking after your health! The earlier that people learn long-term lessons, the more it sticks with them throughout their lives. And making sure they know how important it is to exercise and stay healthy can be essential, especially in a world that’s giving them more and more incentive to do the opposite.   Video games can be great, smartphones can be incredibly useful, and the occasional sugary treat isn’t going to…

  • Health Messages
    Daddy Talk,  Parenting

    Health Messages For The Mini Ones

    As a parent, taking care of your health is one of the most important things that you must do. To be able to give the best back to your kids, you need to ensure that you are of the optimum fitness for them and take all preventative measures to do so. It’s not to say that you should live a 100% healthy lifestyle without any leniency to anything that you enjoy; more so getting yourself checked out to make sure that everything is ticking along as it should be. Pass on The Message The healthier you live your life, the more likely your kids are to pick up on this…

  • Financial Health
    Money Matters

    3 Ways On How to Reinforce Your Financial Health

    Effective personal money management accounts for wide-range monetary interests.  Not only does comprehensive attention meet daily spending needs, but prudent planning also looks ahead, protecting your future financial security.  With so much riding on your success as a money manager, you can use all the help you can get, finding a sustainable flow.   There are many individual ways to save money and bolster your finances, ranging from specific cost-cutting moves to underlying financial philosophies you can apply across the board. And since many have come before you, grappling with identical financial challenges, you are not alone in your quest for financial health and security.  For the best results achieving…

  • Sundown Natural Vitamins #goodnessgiveaway #sharethegoodness #ad
    Health,  Product Reviews

    My Daily Healthy Routine with Sundown Naturals® Vitamins

    I have been compensated by Sundown Naturals® and Pollinate Media Group for this post as part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Sundown Naturals® but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #GoodnessGiveaway #sharethegoodness http://my-disclosur.es/OBstV It’s hard to believe that next year I’ll be turning 40-years-old. For the most part, I still feel like a kid despite having three kids of my own with one being a senior in high school this year. Despite getting up there in age, you can find me playing basketball with people half my age and winning at the same time. The big issue with me now is that…