Do organized sports give kids enough EXERCISE?

Do organized sports give kids enough EXERCISE?

No matter the season, there always seem to be enough activities on the family schedule to make mom or dad feel more like chauffeurs than parents. But it’s all part of trying to give our children the experiences they need to help them grow into healthy, fit, and socially balanced adults. Right? Team sports, gymnastics, dance, and other physical activities each provide the opportunity for kids to develop different sets Read more »
By admin
July 10, 2013

It is extremely important for everyone in your home to be prepared for medical emergencies.  There are far too many available resources for people not to be reasonably prepared for unforeseen events, such as those requiring CPR, the Heimlich maneuver, water rescue/safety, and general family First Aid For a complete list of available online educational courses, please visit the American Red Cross at: http://www.redcross.org/courses/index.jsp?_requestid=621930   Read more »
By admin
July 02, 2013
Kid’s Book Shelf: Great Summer Reading

Kid’s Book Shelf: Great Summer Reading

This Is Not My Hat By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) 2013 Caldecott Medal Winner Suggested Age Range: 4 – 8 Years When a tiny fish shoots into view wearing a round blue topper (which happens to fit him perfectly), trouble could be following close behind. So it’s a good thing that enormous fish won’t wake up. And even if he does, it’s not like he’ll ever know what happened… Visual humor swims Read more »
By admin
May 13, 2013
the family dinner

the family dinner

Seemingly endless after-school activities, extended workdays, fractured schedules, long commutes…it’s easy to see why so many families find it difficult to make time to share dinner together at the end of the day. But some recent studies show that the family dinner is an important part of healthy living. One thing to remember is that a family meal doesn’t have to resemble a scene from The Donna Reed Show or Father Read more »
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May 13, 2013
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