Tag Archives: sedentary

How to get your teens moving: Hoodwink or clever parenting?

Think about how much you and your kids are active in relation to how much you sit.  Humans were not made to sit, they were made to move. Muscles need to be worked, blood needs to be circulated, lungs challenged … Continue reading

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Get outside, enjoy winter and walk every day!

Ok, so Winter Walk Day is Wednesday Feb 3rd, it’s an event aimed at parents and children to leave the car at home and trek to school!  If you remember reading my past blogs, I’m the mom who lets her daughter and … Continue reading

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The TV actually turns off?? COOL!

I am not a perfect person.  It follows then, that I am not a perfect mother.  My children watch TV.  Not as often or as much as some other kids I know (for some shallow reason I felt the need … Continue reading

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The Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer — NOT!

It’s the lazy, hazy days of summer, and for a lot of kids this means catching up on television shows they missed during school, spending more time fighting aliens in video games, checking out what friends are doing on Facebook. … Continue reading

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