Category Archives: benefits of physical activity

Children are losing sleep at night

When you get a good night’s sleep you wake up feeling refreshed, ready for the day.  But when you don’t get the amount of rest you need, it makes for a long day especially if you are in school.  It is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving activities besides TV and football

Whether you are in need of a way to fill in some time or work off the desert, here are a couple of activities that you might find useful, especially for the kids.  I have found that it’s always good … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the new

Let’s face it, media is a part of our lives whether we want it to be or not.  The use of technology is everywhere, in stores, restaurants, even while you are driving because cars are now equipped with DVD players … Continue reading

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3 Day Motivational Quote Challenge Day #1

I decided to switch things up a little, replacing my usual post about children’s fitness with a quote challenge.  Thank you fellow blogger Shay-lon for nominating me for this challenge, here are my quotes for today.  May you find them … Continue reading

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Childhood obesity -Why?

One day I went shopping to buy some clothes but everything I tried on did not fit the way I wanted them to so I followed my conscience and began a diet and exercise program.  It wasn’t easy but as … Continue reading

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Stop, Look and Listen

There are some times when I feel like there is never enough time in the day, where at the end of the day I find myself wishing for just one more hour.  Sound familiar?  In this ever so changing, ev… … Continue reading

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My top 5 reasons why children don’t get enough exercise

One thing that I have come to realize in my years of teaching is that if something is not going as planned there is a reason behind it. 1. Time – Parents often feel like there is not enough time … Continue reading

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Welcome To My Blog

Trying something for the first time has a tendency to be somewhat nerve wrecking, but unlike those first times (new job, new school, purchasing a new home) starting a blog proved to be just the opposite.  I am thrilled to have … Continue reading

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