Category Archives: fitness

Be careful out there

On a hot Summer say taking a dip in the pool is a good way to cool off.  Spending time at the beach or lake is not a bad idea either.  But whatever choice you make be sure to keep … Continue reading

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Fun in the sun – safety

Now that summer is around the corner, it’s time to break out those umbrellas, sunglasses and other protectants such as sunscreen.  It is important that parents take the right approach when protecting children from over exposure to the sun. When we are … Continue reading

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Stand up, no sit down

In order to keep up in this ever changing society we find our selves constantly adjusting the ways in which we carry out things such as how we process information that’s presented  to us.   The learning process and environment … Continue reading

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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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How cold is too cold?

There are times when trying to stay physically active during the winter months can take a lot of creativity, especially for school age children.  It is difficult to go outside and play when it is snowing, raining and/or freezing temperatures, … Continue reading

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Never give up

Adults are not the only ones which this election has been emotionally draining.  It has  had an effect on children as well.  Many parents went to bed election night wondering how they would discuss this with their son or daughter, … Continue reading

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Five interesting facts about children’s health

The development of children especially early in life is considered to be a crucial time, that is why it is so important to ensure they are healthy and are allowed the opportunity to lead fulfilling lives.  In my quest to … Continue reading

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Should girls play on boys sport teams? You make the call

Children benefit in many ways from playing  team sports, such as increasing levels of physical activity and improving cooperation and communication skills.  When it comes to girls and boys mixing together on the same competitive sports team, that’s where there … Continue reading

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3 Day Motivational Quote Challenge Day #3

This is the last day of the motivational challenge for me.  Thank you Tookii for accepting the challenge and thank you fitnessgrad for inviting me  I am still awaiting a response from others.  Here are my quotes for the day, … Continue reading

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3 Day Motivational Quote Challenge Day #2

   

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