For Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers

We can! logo We Can! Resources for Your Family

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

Find information to help your family stay healthy, including weight basics, eating right, and more.


BodyWorks for Teens Cover BodyWorks: Body Basics (PDF | 10MB)

DHHS. Office on Women’s Health.

Use this toolkit, which provides resources for helping you change everyday habits, to support healthy teens and build strong families.


Media Smart Youth TV Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active!

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

Use this 10 lesson program to help tweens and teens think critically about how the media can affect food and physical activity choices.


Team Nutrition Logo Team Nutrition Parent Resources

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find resources for parents to improve children's school lunches and get involved in their schools.


Party Create Healthy, Active Celebrations (PDF | 4.85 MB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Make healthy eating and physical activity part of special events and celebrations with low-cost recipes, party themes, and tips on event planning.


Milk Carton and Glass Kids and Their Bones: A Guide for Parents

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Prevent osteoporosis and fractures later in life by building healthy bones by adopting healthy nutritional and lifestyle habits in childhood.


Mother and Daughter Image Best for Bones Food

DHHS. Office on Women’s Health.

Find information for helping young girls develop life-long healthy bones.


Girls health logo Girlshealth.gov For Parents & Caregivers

DHHS. Office on Women's Health.

Explore information and resources for parents and caregivers of young girls (ages 10-16) to help them deal with some of the issues they may face growing up.