Back to School: Boost Your Kid’s Health Where It Counts

The end of summer means one thing to parents: a new school year is about to begin! While this is certainly exciting—back-to-school routines can be a blessing for busy parents—it can also be anxiety-provoking. Where did the time go? How did my child already grow out of those clothes you bought less than a year [...]

Back to School Time and The 5 Kids You Need to Know

With almost 50 million children headed back to school, the start of another school year can be anxiety ridden for both adults and children. Once the backpacks are bought and school supplies packed (along with new shoes, clothes and more), the reality of a new teacher, a new classroom and new peers sets in. As [...]

6 Protein-Packed Lunch Time Snacks

Now that you have a list of healthy, simple breakfasts for the upcoming school year, add in some protein-packed lunch time snacks! Mid-morning fiber and protein is important in keeping your kids’ brains sharp for a new and overwhelming classroom. Being a busy mom, I know how tempting it can be to throw in the [...]

Children + Screen Time

It appears as though the more we dive into the digital world the less we can escape it. I always find it mind-boggling to see young toddlers playing on smartphones with ease at restaurants. I sometimes have to pause and remind myself that this is the new norm. But what are the consequences of introducing [...]

Getting Back-to-School Ready with ATL & Co.

The end of summer is near, which means it’s about that time to send your little ones off to school again! Time to join the hustle and bustle of school supply shopping, bus ride arrangements, parent-teacher conferences, and much, much more. As July nears its end and fall begins to introduce itself again, it’s important [...]

3 Simply Healthy, Smart Breakfasts for Kids

For most families, school mornings are chaotic. From the alarm buzzing to rushing out of the door, getting your kids fed and ready for school can seem like a Nascar race. Breakfast can be an afterthought, but for our children, it is still the most important meal of the day. I am always on the [...]

6 Ways to Sneak in More Fruits and Veggies

Making sure you get enough fruits and veggies in your own diet is hard enough, but trying to get your little ones to eat them can be near impossible. Dinners can be grueling and long when you have a picky eater on your hands. To achieve a healthy, balanced meal, I sneak the veggies in. No [...]

3 Tips for a Successful Start This School Year

It’s that time of year again. Soon begins the car pools, PTA meetings, after school sports, report cards—enough to send even the most organized of parents into frenzy. Our team is ready to meet the pediatric health care needs of your family. Here are a few general tips to keep your children well as you [...]

The Back-2-School Guide for Parents

It’s that time again — the yearly ritual of prepping our kids to go back to school. The lazy days of summer are giving way to bustling mornings, panicked breakfasts and the tracking of lost homework, uniforms, balls and more. […]