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Benefits Of Gymnastics For Kids

According to the Center for Disease Control, obesity is a serious health concern for many children and adolescents. This is a great issue for most parents because children are becoming more and more inactive especially in this generation. The popularity of computers, tablets, and video games among young kids has diminished their appetite for outdoor…

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6 Ways To Lose Your Mommy Tummy

After having a baby, one of the biggest concerns for most women is trying to figure out a way how to achieve a flat midsection. Many women gain a lot of weight from pregnancy and as a result, lose a lot of definition in their midsection, possibly even gaining a lot of flab. Here six…

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3 Ways To Keep Your Children Happy And Healthy

As a parent, you want your children to be as happy and active as possible, but maintaining and encouraging a healthy lifestyle can be difficult. Simplify your approach, and make fun changes to your lifestyle that include healthy eating, physical activities and creativity from an early age- Eat Healthy by Planning Meals Getting your children…

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Infographic: 6 Great Outdoor Games for Kids

Everyone spirit’s are high in the summer time, especially children. Make sure you make the most of the summer for your kids while it lasts. The physical and emotional benefits of playing outdoors for children are huge. Kids love to be physically active, so why not seize on the opportunity to let them loose in…

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Taking The Financial Sting Out of Youth Sports

Youth sports provide an excellent extracurricular activity for many children. Pediatricians and parents agree that early participation in sports can benefit young people greatly in many different ways. The competition and pride in common team or individual goals balanced with good sportsmanship are important to growth and can teach valuable lessons which aid in creating…

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Top 5 Healthiest Cities For Children

We live in an increasingly dangerous world. Violence is on the rise, the quality of public education is on the decline, and pollution is still a major factor in the air that we breathe. Given these concerns, it is more important than ever to give a great deal of thought to the city in which…

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Why Is Skiing Good For Children?

As a parent, it is not always easy to come up with activities that you and your children can take an equal amount of enjoyment from. Sometimes you will try to get them involved in something, only to find that they do not seem to like it, and although this can be a little bit…

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Are Our Children Too Fat?

We are constantly told in the media that we are raising a nation of obese children and that their health is a ‘ticking time bomb’. There certainly does seem to be a higher percentage of larger children these days. I can remember at school the one or two children who were considered [weren’t we cruel?]…

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How To Find Time To Exercise After You Have Kids

Every parent knows that life after children is a whole new world. Former gym rats stop by twice a month, avid runners can’t even log two miles a week and yogaholics use their mats for playtime instead of yoga. Although it can be difficult to exercise when you have a young child, it’s important to…