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.
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.
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.
I am from the Prairies; a total land lover. I took swimming lessons as a child, but hated to get my face wet. The best I could do was dog paddle. Fast forward 25 years. I am the mother of my beautiful daughter, Natalie. Despite my own shortcomings in the water, I realize swimming is a “life skill”. So I took my daughter to mom and infant swim classes.
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