Healthy Planet, Healthy People

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador Zelphia Peterson. Follow her on Instagram @z_claire29. It seems like the latest millennial buzzword is “sustainability.” The term is popping up everywhere, from the fashion industry to a ban on Starbucks straws. But what does it mean to be truly sustainable? And why should we care? I think everyone can agree that …

5 Ways Parents Can Practice Self Care in the Winter

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador, mother of middle schoolers, and founder of parenting blog Tech Savvy Mama, Leticia Barr. Follow her on Instagram @techsavvymama. As the days get colder and the amount of sunlight decreases dramatically, it’s easy to slip into the winter doldrums, especially when you’re busy taking care of a family. Cold, gray winter days …

The Health of Hydration – Why and How to Stay Hydrated

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador Zelphia Peterson. Follow her on Instagram @z_claire29. I’m willing to bet someone has told you recently to make sure you’re hydrated. On some level, we all get that it’s the healthy thing to do. But why? And why is it so difficult sometimes? Read along for the top 5 reasons staying …

Surviving The Holidays Without Packing On The Pounds

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador Gwen Stephens. Follow her on Instagram @gwenstephens08. It’s safe to say that the holiday season is officially here. Parties, family get togethers, work functions, the list goes on and on. During this busy season it’s easy to lose sight of any fitness goals you may have, whether you’re wanting to maintain …

Healthy, Easy, and Plastic-Free Halloween Lunchbox Ideas

What’s a parent to do when Halloween is creeping up and creating the perfect, Instagram-worthy, festive school lunch for your kiddos seems like an impossibly daunting task? You’re lucky to get your kid dressed and out the door before the school bus leaves them behind; how on Earth are you supposed to have the time to make such an elaborate meal that …

Quick & Easy On-the-Go Meals

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador, plant-based foodie, and Chicago background actress Emma Gavin. Follow her on Instagram @ecoemmersveganeats.   My life is weird. I’m either bedridden from chronic illness for weeks at a time (currently writing this with strep throat and MRSA👎🏻), or constantly on the go trying to catch up with life by cramming months worth …

A World With Octobers

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador and English teacher Dana Foley. Follow her on Instagram for book recommendations and cute puppy pictures @illreadwhatsheread. It is October which beholds the best part of living in the midwest.  The leaves change and the air takes on a crisp quality that lends a magical feeling to the sidewalk.  The world …

How to Hike with Your Kids – And Enjoy it!

We all know how important it is to carve out time to spend with your kids. We also know that finding activities to do with your kids isn’t neccessarily as easy as it sounds. This might be due to the fact that today’s children are so connected with technology. In 2017, it was reported that children ages 8 and under spent 48 mintues …