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A Teachable Moment: Shake Up Winter!

Winter can be a dreary time of year, promoting indoor, sedentary activity. This is the main reason that kids and adults tend to gain weight during these months. Winter is also sometimes associated with feelings of sadness or depression, which may be alleviated by sunlight and enough physical activity. Therefore, despite the challenges of cold, …

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Four Family Activities To Try This Summer! #C2S12

The weather is warm and the days are long- summer is the ideal time for to get involved with all kinds of outdoor activities. Even if you’re not an experienced outdoor type yourself, you can still have a go, get some healthy exercise, and enjoy yourself outside. Here are four activities to try as a …

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How to Get a Child Off the Couch and Active

Getting kids away from their TVs, computers, and gadgets is one of the greatest challenges today’s parents face, and it is not getting any easier. Many parents understandably want their kids to be up to date with all the modern technology, but for every gadget and game our children gain, something is lost. Today’s kids …

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