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Uproot Your Couch Potato Kids: How Parents can Help Their Children be More Active

Has your kid become a couch potato? According to recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control, children between the ages of eight and 18 spend an average of three hours watching television, videos, DVDs and movies every day - and many children watch more than that. All this inactivity is one reason today’s children are heavier than ever before.

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Outdoor Fitness Made Fun!

Fresh fallen snow provides a host of fun activities that are sure to cure your cabin fever and improve your family’s health. Huddled in front of the fire is one way to pass the cold winter days, but keeping your family active all year round is the best way to ensure your kids embrace healthy lifestyle habits that will last into adulthood.

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Is Your Child Too Sick to Go to School?

It is sometimes quite difficult to know if a mildly ill child should be kept home from school or when a recovering child should be sent back. The decision is made more difficult when alternate childcare arrangements have to be made, or when a parent must stay home from work to care for the child. This article will outline some common scenarios and will offer some guidelines to follow in making that decision.

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7 Reasons to Love Exercising at Home - Even if you Love the Gym Too

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

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