Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the... Read more
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig... Read more
When we're not feeling our best, whether we're stressed out or we're coming down with a cold, we often turn to "comfort food" to soothe ourselves. There's nothing wrong with using food to feel better as long as you don... Read more
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba... Read more
I'm sure many Spark parents will identify and empathize with this Instagram tend. There's a blog where parents can leave pictures of meals their children refuse to eat and why.
It's starts #mykidcanteathis
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I have decided to write everything I eat down on a food journal rather then on the app as this works better for me. I do track my walking on the Spark People App. What helps you all the most? Writing down what you eat does anyone have any... Read more
We enjoy many picnics over the summer. When I have to prepare and serve a lot of salads or cold foods outside, I have my husband fill two to three kids wading pools with ice. The salad bowls sit in the ice safely cooled and afterwards the kids can... Read more
Have a Summer Barbecue - Picnic - Cookout survival plan ready to go when those weekend events hit your schedule. Just because we are outdoors, those chips and dips do not have less calories. Try not to go to a picnic hungry. And if you know the me... Read more
As temperatures rise, so do your chances of getting food poisoning. According to the USDA, the number of illnesses surge from May to September, when picnics and cookouts mean food is out in potentially dangerous temperatures. But even though disease-... Read more
By Debba Haupert, creator of GIRLFRIENDOLOGY.com – the online community for women focused on female friendshipWomen are caretakers. We take care of our families, our jobs, our friends and, hopefully, ourselves. The one thing we often don’t have much... Read more
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