5 Fun & Healthy Activities To Do With Your Kids

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It can be hard to come up with creative and healthy ways to spend time with our kids. Often it can be tempting to let them watch TV or play video games while we parents do more “grown-up things” like chores or work. But scheduling 30 minutes or more a day with our kids without distractions can be much more valuable for both you and your kids then giving them a few distracted minutes here and there throughout the day. Whether this time is after school, in the evening or over a long holiday break, here are a few..

4 Simple Steps to Staying Healthy

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We are just a few weeks into fall and we need to start preparing for the cold and flu season. Here are a few tips to keep yourself and your family healthy during the school year and beyond. Wash Hands- often Bacteria lives on fingertips, and research shows that adults touch their face, mouth, eyes and nose about 16 times and hour. Kids might touch their nose and eyes for the entire hourJ Hands must be washed on a regular basis to keep germs off and out of the body. Hands should be washed with soap in warm water..

Are Your Kids Over Scheduled?

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As a parent it is hard to know when we’ve found the perfect balance between exposing our kids to the right combination of extra-curricular activities for them to excel, or when we have over scheduled our kids. I mean, if your 7 year old is not playing on a select baseball team, or sits out of fall ball he’ll probably never make the high school team. If your 4 year old is not spending at least 6 hours a week at gymnastics, she’ll never get a scholarship, right? And what about a musical instrument, second language, scouts, 4-H…the opportunities..

Breakfast Basics

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Breakfast Basics Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It breaks the 8-12hr fast from last night’s meal and kicks the body’s metabolism back into work mode. Research shows that kids who eat a healthy breakfast complete with whole grains, fiber and protein have improved concentration and performance in the classroom. Kids who eat a healthy breakfast are also more likely to participate in physical activities and maintain a healthy weight through life. Kids who skip out on breakfast are more likely to be irritably and moody and to be mentally distracted by mid-morning as their energy..

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