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We believe that all parents want what is best for their children. We also know that our world is changing more quickly than ever before, and sometimes we are swept into new lifestyles before we realize it. Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we... Read more
Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may... Read more
If you are new to exercise, here are some important health and safety tips so you can start your walking program off on the right foot.
Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise program. He or she may require that you... Read more
Cold and flu season can seem like a battleground. Between sick kids, co-workers and friends, you're bound to pick up some kind of bug by the time spring rolls around. Of course, getting the flu vaccine and practicing good hygiene can prevent illn... Read more
one of my coworkers said she walked 10 miles this morning in under 2 hrs!! I'm impressed but more importantly I know it's possible so I'm gonna try walking more on my day off tomorrow. Can I do ten miles?? We'll see!... Read more
Small wins today! Went for a walk even though I feel like crud. I was slow, but I'm proud of myself for doing something. And at the movies I opted for 2 peanut butter cups instead of the usual huge tub of popcorn. Small victories = big rewards!... Read more
I made a goal to walk to my local shops and to the school & pre-school instead of driving the car. As I have a baby too I have found it great exercise pushing the pram, especially up hills. My little girl (4 y.o.) likes to hang on to the safety strap... Read more
Walking to school can be a great way for kids to get some exercise and socialize with friends out in the fresh air. It helps get their heads straight for the school day and allows them to decompress on the way home after long hours behind a desk.&nbs... Read more
Last year shortly after school let out for the summer, our community suffered a tragedy. A happy, smart, and beautiful six-year-old little boy drowned in a swim club pool while attending a classmate's birthday party. What made this tragedy so shockin... Read more
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