Parents Corner

Kick Cabin Fever to the Curb!
With schools closed and many parents working from home, the need for healthy in-home solutions are more important than ever. That’s why the American Heart Association – through its Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge – is helping families stay active, healthy and happy by Kicking Cabin Fever to the Curb. This Virtual experience includes a 10-day challenge, featuring fun, engaging activities that will not only help combat a case of cabin fever, it will allow students and parents to stay connected while not together at school.


Kick Cabin Fever
Kick Cabin Fever
Interested in the 10 day virtual challenge? Here is a sample of some of the activities that are available


Event Resources
Event Resources
Help your child make the most of their participation in the Kids Heart Challenge.


No Smoking
Youth and Tobacco
The tobacco endgame – the path to ending tobacco use and nicotine addiction in the U.S. – is within sight. This could save millions of lives.


Learn More about Heart Conditions
Learn More about Heart Conditions
Learn the facts about heart conditions and stroke to increase your confidence in making changes to improve and maintain your health.

Tips to Eat Healthy
Tips to Eat Healthy
You don’t need to be a chef to create nutritious, heart-healthy meals your family will love. Learn what to look for at the grocery store, restaurants, your workplace and any eating occasion.

Tips to be Physically Active
Tips to be Physically Active
Get the whole family moving! Find forms of physical activity you enjoy and build more opportunities to be active into your family’s routine.


Tips to Manage Stress
Tips to Manage Stress
Your mind deserves better than to be loaded down with the never-ending job of worrying!


Resources for Survivors and Caregivers
Resources for Survivors and Caregivers
You are not alone through heart disease or stroke. Learn from people just like you through our Support Network.


No Vaping
Want to talk to your teen about vaping?
Do you want to talk to your teen about vaping, but feel unsure where to start? Talk Vaping With Your Teen, demystifies this complicated subject, so you can start having effective conversations with your teen today.