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One day I realized that my baby liked Cheerios more than vegetables, and I knew something had to change. Here's what worked and what didn't for our family's version of the "paleo challenge."
Whether they realize it or not, parents are a child's first example of fitness and nutrition habits - a "first coach," so to speak. But where do the roles of parent and coach part ways?
Not only does hiking promote a lifetime of fitness and active lifestyle, but it also instills a love of the outdoors. A quiet hike is quality family-time and a good escape from hectic daily life.
I often ride a razor’s edge as the parent of two young athletes. When to push them, or not push them; be involved, but not too much. A situation becomes complicated when you realize they may be great.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend all exclusively breastfed babies receive iron supplements. Why would the AAP make this recommendation? Find out the low-down on babies and iron.
As a parent I've wondered: Are kettlebells safe and effective for kids? Although they’ve certainly gained in popularity in recent years for adult use, are they also safe and effective for children?
When I was growing up activities like skateboarding were things the “bad” kids did. Now, Stoked Mentoring is using the formerly taboo sports to teach inner city kids valuable life skills.
Ever since I became a work-at-home mom, I found it more and more difficult to work yoga into my daily routine. Then one day my daughter joined me and some amazing things happened for both of us!
In last week’s interview with coach Roger Harrell we talked in depth about teaching gymnastics to adults. This week we talk with Roger about the other end of the spectrum – gymnastics for children.
A new study suggests regular exercise before and during pregnancy can reduce blood pressure in expectant mothers and reduce the risk of developing preeclampsia.
The more we learn about pregnancy the more we know what the actual affects are of certain behavior prior to childbirth -- like exercise and ingestion of good fats.
Childhood obesity is of growing concern in the United States. The number of children medically categorized as obese is rising every single year. What can comic books do to help?