Author: LiveWell Frederick

How Much Water Is Enough?
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How Much Water Is Enough?

Drinking enough water every day is good for your overall health—and a great way to reduce calories and added sugars from sodas and other beverages. Drinking water has zero calories. It can help manage your body weight and reduce caloric intake when substituted for sugary drinks. It can also prevent dehydration, improve your mood, and...

10 Ways to Stay Physically Active While Working Remotely
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10 Ways to Stay Physically Active While Working Remotely

Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) became a global pandemic, more people than ever are working remotely to stop the spread of infection. While social distancing and self-isolation present their own challenges, so does working remotely. If you’re working from home, chances are you’re struggling to find and maintain a routine in your household, especially when it...

COVID-19 and homeschooling: Your resources for success
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COVID-19 and homeschooling: Your resources for success

By: Dorothy, University of Maryland Extension. This material was originally posted on the UME Blog, Breathing Room. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Read the original article here.  Source:   March 2020 has turned quarantine into a verb and millions of parents into homeschool teachers. Welcome to the COVID-19 surprise school-at-home event. The...

COVID-19: Protecting your health and finances
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COVID-19: Protecting your health and finances

By: Dorothy, University of Maryland Extension. This material was originally posted on the UME Blog, Breathing Room. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Read the original article here.  Source:   Questions about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) continue to swirl through daily updates and new information. How do I stay healthy? How can I...

Get Movin’
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Get Movin’

The Best Types of Physical Activity for School-Aged Children and Adolescents If you follow 5-2-1-0, you know that you and your family should get 1 hour or more of physical activity every day. But, what counts as physical activity for school-aged children and adolescents? Your child’s 1 hour of physical activity should include activities that...

Rethink Your Child’s Drink with These 10 Fun Activities
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Rethink Your Child’s Drink with These 10 Fun Activities

Did you know drinking sugar-sweetened beverages like soda, sports drinks, and some coffees is associated with weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, and more? Limiting sugary drinks—or drinking zero sugary drinks and choosing water instead—can help your child maintain a healthy diet and body weight. Remind your child why rethinking their drink and choosing water or...