Family Health & Wellness

Family Health & WellnessNutritionPrenatal

Pregnancy Super Foods

Active Moms’ Club is thrilled to introduce a new guest blogger and AMC partner – welcome, Registered Nutritionist Heather Sullivan! Heather is passionate about wellness, food, and raising a healthy family. Our pregnant mamas are always asking about nutrition and weight gain, so we asked Heather to share some tips about what to eat during pregnancy. Researchers are discovering more and…
June 1, 2015
Family Health & WellnessParenting

3 Tips to Correct Asymmetries & Muscle Imbalances in Children

We are thrilled to introduce new guest bloggers, Jessica Trenkle and Rose McLean, physical therapists at Chicago Pediatric Therapy & Wellness Center – AMC’s newest partner. They are dedicated to helping all children reach their fullest potential through play and movement. Welcome to the Club! During Active Moms' Club classes, our new moms always discuss concerns about their child’s physical development. So we…
March 18, 2015
Family Health & WellnessPostnatalWomens Health

The Baby Blues & Exercise

Becoming a new mother is an extraordinary event. There are so many emotions that come along with motherhood: happiness, love, joy, and excitement. But there also could be mixed emotions  – especially around the holiday season – such as feeling being overwhelmed, sad, moody or anxious. These mixed emotions are not unusual, and most new moms have temporary mild symptoms of…
December 4, 2013
Family Health & Wellness

2 Mile Run/Walk – Playground to Playground

Active Moms’ Club is thrilled to introduce a new guest blogger today, Mistie  Lucht of Playground Pointers. Mistie is a Chicago mom of three young girls, an outdoor enthusiast and avid runner. Mistie co-created Playground Pointers – a factual, searchable iPhone/ iPad app database with details on more than 700 playgrounds, with over 3,500 photos in the Chicagoland area. Thank you Mistie…
April 27, 2013
Family Health & Wellness

Outdoor Fun & Fitness With Your Family

Parents who are regularly physically-active are doing more good for their family than they may realize. When parents take time to exercise, they are modeling healthy choices over the other alternatives that compete for precious free time. And, what constitutes physical activity is not limited to the treadmill at the gym.  Any physical activity can provide a variety of fun…
April 22, 2013