7 Insanely Unbelievable Facts That Explain the Impact of Single-Use Cups On Our Environment

COVID-19 has brought back single-use plastics. Cities that once banned certain single-use items have now pulled back policies that once prevented these items from being handed out in restaurants and stores.  The social norms of bringing your own own bag, cup, and bottle quickly dissolved into a thing of the past. You now may not think about the effects that …

How To Get Your Kids Involved in the Kitchen – And Like It!

This is a guest blog post written by Hydaway ambassador and supermom Sara Bauer. Follow her on Instagram at @sobauer. It all started decades ago with Mom putting curlers in my hair fresh from a bath, giving me some crackers, carrots, and other small food items with which to play pretend in the same wooden kitchen as my siblings had over …

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 …