On March 20th, 2023 we welcome the official start of the Spring season with the Spring Equinox. With Spring comes warmer weather, flowers in bloom, and more in-season produce in Virginia. How can you best enjoy this season of blooming? 5 Tips for a Happy and Healthy Spring: 1. Enjoy more time outdoors with friends… Continue Reading “March” Into Spring: Welcoming a New Season
In the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day. Read more to learn about these holidays and observances and get tips for how to celebrate. Valentine’s Day On February 14th of each year, we celebrate Valentine’s Day. We have all seen the modern love-themed cards, pink hearts, and candy… Continue Reading Celebrating February: Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day!
As we welcome the 2023 year, you may be reflecting on the last year and planning goals and behavior changes for the new year. If you are looking for direction or are unsure where to start, this article provides tips, tricks, and helpful worksheets for goal setting. “A goal without a plan is just a… Continue Reading New Year, Healthy You
¿Está buscando actividades para hacer al aire libre ahora que el clima cálido llega a su fin y las hojas comienzan a cambiar de color? Puede ser difícil encontrar actividades divertidas, sanas y seguras cuando comienza a hacer frío afuera, pero a continuación se presentan algunas maneras para que su familia salga y se mueva… Continue Reading Actividad Física al Aire Libre Durante la Estación de Otoño
Are you looking for activities to do outside as warm weather comes to an end and the leaves start to change color? It can be hard to find fun, healthy, and safe activities for your family when starts to get cold outside, but below we share few ways to get your family outside and moving… Continue Reading Outdoor Physical Activity for the Fall/Weather Season
September 15 – October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. First introduced by California Congressman George E. Brown in 1968, this month serves as a recognition for the many roles that Hispanic individuals have played in our communities around the country. The dates are significant because these they represent the Independence Day celebrations of five Hispanic… Continue Reading Hispanic Heritage Month
Desde el 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, es el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. En 1968, el congresista de California George E. Brown presentó por primera vez, este mes como un reconocimiento a los muchos roles que los hispanos han desempeñado en nuestras comunidades en todo el país. Las fechas son significativas porque… Continue Reading Mes de la Herencia Hispana
The heat of summer is (finally) starting to fade, giving way to cooler weather and… back to school time! While this is an exciting time for parents, it can also be a time that brings about certain worries for both parents and kids. One of those worries may center around food. Packing lunches and snacks for… Continue Reading Back to School!
It’s summer time! With summer time comes fun, beach days, vacation trips, and lots of outdoor activity. What else do we face during this season? HEAT! That’s right, with all of this skyrocketing fun also comes skyrocketing temperatures. With the increase in outdoor activity and the rise in temperature, it is important to stay hydrated. … Continue Reading Healthy Hydration
Did you know that June is Dairy Month? According to the USDA, foods and drinks that contain dairy should be included in your daily diet. Why Dairy? Not only can dairy products be tasty, they also have nutrients that are great for the body! Dairy sources provide: Vitamin D and Calcium: support bone health, particularly… Continue Reading Got Dairy?