Category: Healthy Kids

Teacher Approved Supplies for Cold and Flu Season

Teacher Approved Supplies for Cold and Flu Season

Summer has flown by so quickly and we are getting ready to send the boys back to school. Each year teachers compile a list of school supplies that they anticipate your child to use during the year but they have to keep in mind that classroom storage is prime real estate.

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We Are On a Quest to go Rock Hunting

We Are On a Quest to go Rock Hunting

Rocking hunting? We promise that we haven’t lost our marbles. Rock hunting is a new popular craze that has been showing up in our timeline on Facebook. It is very similar to geocaching and Pokemon Go. As parents, during the summer time, it is hard to get the kids unglued

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Top 6 Reasons Why Physical Education is an Important Part of Your Child’s Education

Top 6 Reasons Why Physical Education is an Important Part of Your Child’s Education

Disclosure: This conversation is sponsored by the Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson. All opinions and ideas are 100% my own. Are schools trying to eliminate physical education and recess? With obesity on the rise, Al Baker found that many

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Top 4 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Top 4 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

In the United States, it is considered a gross understatement to say that childhood obesity is becoming a huge problem over the past decades. In a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), childhood obesity is the fastest growing health problem in the United States. The

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Top 5 Ways to Help Your Teenager Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

This post was sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of America as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own My weight problem began at a young age. My grandparents made me eat everything on my plate before I was

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Working Out As a Family - Four Creative Ways to Get More Active With Your Kids

Working Out As a Family – Four Creative Ways to Get More Active With Your Kids

Have you considered working out as a family? As a mom, I realize that it can be difficult to fit workouts into a busy schedule, especially with kids at home that need your attention. But because the whole family feels at their best and healthiest when they’re active, here are

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8 Health and Fitness Lessons from the Dog

Did you know that dogs can teach you health and fitness lessons? Do you have a dog? We have two dogs in our family, and they are pretty spoiled too. When I get up in the morning and come out of our bedroom, the dogs immediately start barking because they

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How to Create Good Dental Habits at an Early Age

How to Create Healthy Dental Habits at an Early Age

Do your kid’s have healthy dental habits? If not, now is a great time to get them started on an easy to follow schedule. It’s that time of the year again when you are getting your kids adjusted to their new school routine. Aside from new clothes, books, and school supplies, you also need

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Think About Your Eyes: 7 Reasons Why You Need an Annual Eye Exam

Think About Your Eyes: 7 Reasons Why You Need an Annual Eye Exam

This post was sponsored by Think About Your Eyes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All thoughts and opinions are completely my own. I remember one day in the 7th grade, I came home from school and told my mom that I was struggling to see the chalkboard. She

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Fun and Effective Ways to Help your Kids Lose Weight

Fun and Effective Ways to Help your Kids Lose Weight

In order to provide their kids with a healthy lifestyle and good self-image and confidence, parents must play a big role in encouraging and making it easier for kids to lose weight. The important thing is to avoid pressuring the child as well as obviously banning some of their favorite activities

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy

Are you struggling to get your kids to eat healthy? Kids are often picky eaters and refuse to try new foods based upon looks or smell alone. It is important to introduce healthy food choices to your child at an early age so that they learn to eat a wide

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A New Study Shows Video Games Have Positive Impact on Children

A New Study Shows Video Games Have Positive Impact on Children

Video games are such a form of entertainment that demands your full attention. This is because video games encourage players to fully engage in its script. They have been around for 30 years and are constantly improving. They are becoming more sophisticated and today require players to engage both physically

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Easy Tips to Build up Your Baby's Immune System

Easy Tips to Build up Your Baby’s Immune System

Your newborn will need all the help it can get from as early as possible to build a strong immune system and to grow up strong. However, you need to understand where the fine line is drawn, and when it becomes overprotective. Remember that you want to help your baby,

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8 Fun Exercise Activities for Kids

8 Fun Exercise Activities for Kids

Did you know that the  Centers of Disease Control recommend that children and adolescents should get a minimum of 60 minutes of exercise on a daily basis? With technology it seems that more and more kids, aren’t getting enough exercise on a daily basis. As a mom, I understand that an

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