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Monkey Around & Get Fit With This Playground Workout

Rediscover your inner child with this playground workout that's sure to get your sweating.
Posted 7/14/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 7 comments   8,323 views
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Is Your Baby Destined to be Fat? Start Mindful Eating at an Early Age

It's never too early to start fostering healthy eating habits. Some recent research has found that adopting mindful practices as early as infancy can have dramatic effects.
Posted 4/13/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 8 comments   17,270 views
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12 Recipes for Little Chefs in Training

Grab some little helpers and get started with one of these 12 tasty, healthy and kid-approved recipes. Bon appetit!
Posted 9/8/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 0 comments   11,570 views
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9 Fun Family Fitness Activities

Make a commitment to unleash your inner child and spend valuable quality time with those you love by trying these nine family-friendly activities.
Posted 6/26/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 0 comments   11,937 views
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7 Reasons Parents Should Feel GOOD--Not Guilty--about Exercising

Is guilt about leaving your kids stopping you from getting to the gym? Learn why fitness will make you a better parent!
Posted 11/17/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 2 comments   15,649 views
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Happier Meals: Cool School Lunch Strategies

Get your kids to eat everything in their lunch boxes with these products that make healthy food more fun!
Posted 8/18/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 5 comments   34,334 views
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Easy Freezer-Friendly Foods for Kids

Here are two unexpected ways you can use your freezer to create fun and healthy treats for your kids!
Posted 7/28/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 5 comments   39,175 views
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D.I.Y. Natural Easter Egg Dyes

With so many people interested in making their own healthy pantry staples, we thought it would be fun to share one of our favorite seasonal D.I.Y. projects: natural dyes for eggs!
Posted 3/15/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 13 comments   33,825 views
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Why All Kids Need Recess

Reading, writing, 'rithmetic... and recess? According to experts, recess isn't a perk--it's a necessary part of the schoolday. Find out why more kids are losing their recess access
Posted 2/27/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 39 comments   65,623 views
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5 Foods I Never Feed My Children

My kids get treats and snacks they like, but there are certain foods they will just never get from me. Wondering what foods are on my "off limits" list?
Posted 2/25/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 151 comments   122,806 views
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How Important is Strength Training for Kids?

There is growing evidence that strength training is very beneficial for children and could be an important part of their exercise routine.
Posted 12/7/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 41 comments   36,432 views
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How to Ace the Parent-Teacher Conference

Parent-teacher conferences can be tough for the adults on both sides of the little table. Learn how to really listen to your child's teacher(s) and make the most of your meetings.
Posted 11/28/2012  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 14 comments   14,564 views
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Healthy Flying Tips for Families

Will you be flying to visit loved ones this holiday season? Here's how to keep your whole family happy and healthy along the way.
Posted 11/4/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 13 comments   15,059 views
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Is Your Child's School Commute Safe?

For parents, it's hard to know when a child is old enough to walk to school alone. Here's how to make sure your child is as safe as possible on his or her daily commute.
Posted 10/17/2012  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 15 comments   11,650 views
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Tips to Help Young Athletes Eat Healthy

Use these tips and ideas to help your young athlete make smart snacking choices.
Posted 10/8/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 4 comments   11,530 views
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