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One Sport, Two Sport, Three Sport, More

If you want to help your family live a healthier and more active life, you’re in luck. You live in a city where nearly 500 sport organizations offer over 85 different sport activities. No matter what the sport, chances are there is a sport organization in Calgary that offers opportunities to learn and play. Participating in a wide variety of sport activities (as opposed to specializing in one sport or another) is particularly important for pre-adolescent boys and girls.

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7 Reasons to Love Exercising at Home

The annual gym membership price was the same
 as the sales price of the elliptical machine. Your partner wanted the gym membership; you said you would never use it. The debate was on. Your partner wanted frills and perks; you wanted practicality and ease. When the point-counterpoints settled, you won! Now you both work out more regularly than you ever would have imagined. 

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Extracurricular Activities: What to Do When Your Child Wants to Quit

You spent three years driving your young and greatly promising son to hockey at 5am three times a week, and now he wants to quit. Your daughter is an amazing tennis player, has been chosen to play pro, but would rather stay home and update her social networking page. You know that if your children only applied themselves in what they are good at, they would go far, but how do you convince them of that?

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Planning Holiday Meals Around Special Diets

When most people think of the holidays, visions of festive foods dance in their heads. And if you’re hosting this holiday, you undoubtedly want to create a special dinner for family and friends. The only problem is that you’re likely to have at least one guest with a special diet. Millions of people have some kind of food allergy and others have changed their diets to combat heart disease, diabetes, or cancer. And still others are trying special diets like plant-based and Paleo. If you hope to be the host with the most, creating a meal to satisfy everyone can be stressful. Never fear! The following 10 tips have you covered. They include practical, easy ways to make any holiday dinner a hit.

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