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Do you have as hard a time as I do getting the kids outdoors? I’ve been trying these 5 tips! My favorite? Find a new playground to visit every day!

5 Creative Ways to Spend More Time Outside with Your Kids

This post is sponsored by Culturelle® Kids. All opinions are our own.   Have you noticed how hard it is to get your kids to actually want to go outside and play? I can’t really blame the digital age. I think that kids do still love going outside, it’s just that they don’t have as …

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Don’t waste a minute of your precious family time on common (and avoidable!) vacation fails. Whether you’re hitting the slopes or a water slide, make the most of your time off with these simple tips.

5 Tips to Avoid Mishaps During Your March Break

This post is sponsored by Bayer®. To make sure Bayer® products are right for you, always read and follow the label. A well-deserved break from school for the kiddos is the perfect time for a family vacation, but make sure you’re prepared before you rush out the door this March break. Don’t waste a minute …

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4 Tips to Keep You Happy & Healthy “Down There” This Summer

Let’s talk about something that just about every woman deals with and no one ever really brings up: pesky issues “down south.” No, I’m not talking about the actual south, I’m talking about YOUR south! You know…down there.  Summer is filled with many wonderful things. Family vacations, long days lounging on the beach, bbqs on the …

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Loneliness can be overwhelming at times. When I’m feeling down, I love these great books to read to relieve anxiety. They make me feel a little less alone.

5 Books to Read if You Find Yourself Lonely

When loneliness threatens to overwhelm, turn to one of our favorite books to read to relieve anxiety. Pervasive feelings of loneliness may lead to feeling depressed and anxious, which is why it can be helpful to read up on the subject of loneliness to understand its complexities.  There is a train of thought out there …

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Get ready to add a bit of pep to your morning routine with these health & beauty tips and a little help from Garnier Whole Blends!

5 Fabulously Easy Ways to Pep Up Your Morning Wellness Routine in the Winter

Although this post has been generously sponsored by Garnier Whole Blends, the opinions and language are my own. I don’t know about you, but during the winter it’s kind of hard to get going in the morning. Half of the time, it’s still dark outside when I get up! Even though I’m usually a morning …

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Boost your mood, fight depression and find some anxiety relief with these self-esteem activities for women that help you when you’re feeling down.

8 Mood-Lifting Things to Do When You’re Feeling Down

There are no two ways about it: everyone feels down or deals with anxiety from time to time.  Personally, I think that it’s completely normal to feel a bit off sometimes – nobody can feel happy all the time.  I think it’s important to recognize your feelings and move forward.  Here’s some things that you can …

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Celebrate the new year with a new health & beauty routine! Check out 5 easy tips to help you look and feel your best in 2017!

5 Easy Tips to Help You Look and Feel Great in 2017

After months of holiday fun (and, let’s be honest, a few too many cookies!), it’s time to get back on track and take better care of ourselves. January is the perfect time to start a new health & beauty routine, add some good new habits to your regime or just plain get your regular “feel …

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Need help keeping your New Years resolutions but don't have time to hit a gym? Check out the best YouTube Workout Channels for moms!

5 of the Best YouTube Workout Channels For Moms [with videos]

With the new year looming ever closer, you’re going to need some help keeping all your resolutions soon, right? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered, starting with the best YouTube workout channels for moms! We know how important it is to exercise, but how many of us busy moms actually find the time to fit it …

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Banish dry winter skin fast with AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care lotions and creams! Check out our favorites & how we use them!

Say Goodbye to Dry Winter Skin with AmLactin

This post is brought to you by AmLactin. All opinions are my own. The cold air has started rolling in. I adore fall, but I am not a fan of winter in the slightest. My skin is overly touchy, and once winter rolls in, I feel like I can’t keep up with the dry skin. In fact, …

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Eczema flare-ups can be incredibly irritating, and the dry winter air doesn't help! Check out 7 natural ways to effectively relieve the symptoms at home!

7 Natural Ways to Relieve Eczema Symptoms at Home

Winter will be here before we know it (boo!), and with it comes dry, flaky skin. Dry skin is bad enough, but if you or one of your family members has dealt with eczema before, you know it can be very itchy and uncomfortable. While eczema should be treated by a doctor, there are things …

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What do you do when you find out your child has a growth delay? Check out our tips for coping, plus find out how PediaSure can help!

5 Things That Helped Get My child Through a Growth Delay #MomCrushMonday

This post is brought to you by PediaSure. All opinions are my own.   No parent wants to find out that their child has a growth delay, but if it happens to your child, you will find the strength to make sure they get everything they need to grow and thrive. That’s exactly what I …

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10 Yoga Poses to Help Relieve Your Anxiety [with videos]

We could all use a few yoga poses to help relieve anxiety, right?  Yoga, in general, will help reduce stress. You are forced to focus on your body, keeping your balance and on your breathing.  Yoga poses typically are not something you can do on a crowded subway at rush hour if you are having …

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Show Us Your Girl Power & Enter for a Chance to Win a $700 Soccer Scholarship!

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Niagara Water. All opinions are mine. Raising a daughter is not an easy thing to do, no matter where you go. I want to raise mine to be a strong, confident person. Everywhere you go, there always seems to be competition between boys and girls, just in …

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Are you looking for some fun fitness activities for your toddler? We have a bunch right here to get you started!

5 Fun Fitness Activities for Toddlers

Are you looking for some fun fitness activities for your toddler?  We have a bunch right here!  These small humans seem to harbor so much energy, I am not sure where it comes from, but I wish he would give some to me!  It’s like they are little tiny energy suckers, sucking the life right …

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Eating High Fiber Foods without the Gassy Side Effects

Are there high fiber foods that won’t give you gas?  It might be helpful to know first which common foods are high in fiber and do cause gas.  Fiber is good for your body, it helps to rid your body of waste (hence the unpleasant side effect).  Foods that are high in fiber and will …

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Spend your extra leap year day doing something new and exciting with your family! Check out a few of our favorite ideas!

3 Exciting Ways to Spend Your Extra Day This Leap Year!

  Did you ever think about the oddness of Leap Year? It’s like we couldn’t figure out a logical way to break down time into even chunks, so we decided “let’s toss all the “spare time” into a jar, then spend it at the end of February once every four years!” You know what that …

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5 Habits to Help Keep You Motivated and Fit

I am always on the lookout for habits to help keep me motivated and fit.  It is not easy, and it can be even harder for a busy mom like me, but it is not impossible.  I like to pass on things I know have worked for me, because if I can do it, so …

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When it comes to working out, we could all use some motivation. These 39 motivational fitness quotes to get you going!

39 Motivational Fitness Quotes to Inspire Your Goals

When it comes to working out, we could all use some motivational fitness quotes to help keep us going when we feel like we aren’t making any progress.  Trust me, I have been there (kind of in a rut as we speak).  Life gets busy; it gets harder to press play or make it to …

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Winter Holidays: A Guide to Fun Family Activities!

When the forecast has nothing but snow in the foreseeable future, don’t use it as an excuse to hide indoors! Plan some fun outdoor family winter activities to chase away that cabin fever! Winter has so much to offer, so get out there and have fun! Today, we’re sharing  a winter holidays guide to fun …

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Which Outdoor Fall Sports Are the Best for Your Kids?

  So, you child wants to play outdoor fall sports this season, right? Sports are one of the best extracurricular activities for kids. I signed up my son for cross country running and my daughter for fall soccer. It is a bit chilly. I make sure to dress them up in layers. Few minutes after, they …

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Get back on your feet and back to fitness after downtime with these easy tips for getting motivated, plus see how Champion GEAR can help you keep your cool!

Back to Fitness: Tips for (Literally) Getting on Your Feet After Downtime #ChampionGEAR

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sports Authority for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Today we’re going to talk about getting back into a fitness routine after downtime. Maybe that downtime came during a particularly rough pregnancy. Perhaps you suffered an injury. Maybe you just lost your mojo and …

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These super brain foods can help improve your child’s concentration, memory and brain function, not to mention their overall health! Check them out!

These Super Brain Foods Can Help Your Kids Do Better in School!

It is important that kids have a diet that is healthy and balanced, especially during back to school season! What is good for their bodies as well as their brains. By eating the right foods, your child’s concentration, memory and brain function can improve significantly. By giving them the best nutrition possible, you’re helping to …

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Don't let an upset tummy or the

Get Fast Homeopathic Upset Tummy Relief with Nauzene Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nauzene Kids . All opinions are 100% mine. Very little ruins a great day out faster than an upset stomach. Believe me, I know! I have a very sensitive stomach. Too much motion, the wrong food or even moving my head the wrong way …

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Don't let allergies ruin your fun outside! Check out our tips for conquering allergy season when you and your family love adventuring outdoors!

Allergy Season Alert: Conquering Allergies When You Love the Outdoors

Remember a few weeks ago I told you about a great article I shared on the Life Brand website filled with tips on how to conquer allergies? Well, in case you missed it over on the Life Brand hub, here it is! Check out my favorite tips on dealing with allergy season when you’re part …

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Untame your inner wild child and bring back the magic of outdoor play with these parenting tips to learn to relax more when your child is exploring!

Let Your Child Be Wild: Bring Back the Magic of Outdoor Play

This post is brought to you by CLIF Kid. All opinions are our own. I grew up on a mountain, in a development nestled deep in the woods of the Poconos.  Living in the woods, I spent an incredible amount of time outside. I climbed trees. I fell out of trees! I splashed through streams …

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Looking for fun ways to add a little summer fun activities to your busy work-at-home lifestyle? Check out these tips for spontaneous break-time activities!

Spontaneous Summer Fun Activities for Work-At-Home-Moms

As a single, work-at-home-mom, planning a major summer fun outing every day just isn’t feasible. I don’t have the luxury of saying “today’s a great day to go to the beach, let’s load up!” I have deadlines to meet if I want to make ends meet! Still, as a mom to an only child living …

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Spring Family Fitness Activities for Gamers & Technology-Loving Kids    #TruMoo

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo Milk   for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This winter was brutal on us here in the Poconos, so I’m definitely looking forward to getting outdoors for some spring family fitness activities! I’ll admit, I slacked on keeping my son active during the …

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Family Fitness Activities that Help the Planet

Ready to spend some time getting fit with your family? Family fitness time is a great way to keep your entire family healthy while giving everyone a chance to bond and grow closer. If you’re ready to have some fun with family fitness activities, these eco-friendly activities are perfect! Not only do they help you …

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Thinking about taking a boot camp fitness class but wondering if it's right for you? It's tough, but seeing the things I CAN do now may convince you!

Things I COULD Not DO Before Boot Camp Fitness Class

Thinking about taking a boot camp fitness class but not sure if it’s for you? Maybe this will convince you! My only New Year’s resolution was to exercise more. I don’t necessarily want to lose weight or inches, I just want to have more energy. For someone who is considered as a tornado by her …

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Ever wish you could add a bit of glam into your workout routine? With the Misfit Swarvoski Shine you can! It's jewelry that tracks your health & fitness!

Glam Up Your Workout Routine with the Misfit Swarvoski Shine

Ever wish you could glam up your fitness routine a bit? Now you can with the Misfit Swarvoski Shine! While fitness and health trackers are pretty much everywhere these days, I have to admit that I’ve never seen anything quite like this before! It would definitely make a fabulous gift idea for Mother’s Day or …

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5 Low Impact Exercises That Are Great for Your Heart

5 Low Impact Exercises That Are Great for Your Heart

Exercise is an important part of keeping your heart healthy, but high impact exercise may be more than your body can handle. If your joints ache and your body protests exercise that is too strenuous, you may need to find some low impact exercises to do. Check out these low impact exercises that will help …

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How to Stay Fit with a Busy Schedule

When your life is busy, it can be very difficult to stay fit. It’s not an impossible task, though, as long as you make a commitment to squeezing in exercise and healthy eating. It does take some work, but check out these tips to help you out. Fun Family Fitness Classes to Take Together Stay …

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Don't let the cold keep you huddled indoors! Check out these fun winter family fitness ideas to keep you all in shape!

Stay in Shape with Fun Winter Family Fitness Ideas

The winter months can leave you hibernating inside and curled up under a blanket by the fire.  Sounds nice doesn’t it?  Don’t let the cold scare you away from being active during what can be a very long winter season!  There are many options, both indoors and out, that can help keep you and your …

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Planning your New Year's resolutions? Check out these fitness goals that you just won't keep, then find out how you can set more reasonable expectations for yourself!

New Year’s Fitness Resolutions You Won’t Keep

It’s that time of year again, where we make a list of New Year’s Resolutions! After all, a new year means a new you, right?  You have been here before, made New Year’s fitness resolutions and swore you were going to stick with them.  You had great intentions of making it to the gym every …

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Don't set yourself up for failure on New Year's Eve. Check out these New Year's resolutions that you can actually keep! Get healthy and happy in 2015!

New Year’s Resolutions that You Can Actually Keep

Every year a whole nation of people make a ton of promises to themselves that they rarely keep. The reason? Because it is fashionable to go large or go home. We have big dreams when we make our New Year’s resolutions. We want them to be life altering and noticeable. What we really need to …

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Favorite Fitness Items From Reebok

Favorite Fitness Items From Reebok From Our Readers

  We asked our readers the following question: What are your Favorite Fitness Items From Reebok? And their answers tremendous. Check them here . We  organized those answer and wanted to share them with you today.  I am always excited to share your thoughts.  When it comes to our health, having the right gear for our workouts is very …

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Gift Ideas To Promote Family Fitness

Get Healthy Together with these Gift Ideas To Promote Family Fitness

Health is very important to us, and teaching our children healthy habits is tops on our list.  This list of Gift Ideas To Promote Family Fitness is perfect for anyone who is already into health and fitness or newbies.  Not only will this give families something fun to do together, it can give them ideas …

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Benefits of Exercise in Childhood Cancer Patients

Benefits of Exercise in Childhood Cancer Patients

Today we’re talking about the benefits of exercise in childhood cancer patients. When it comes to fighting cancer, just about everyone has been touched in some way. If you haven’t had cancer yourself, there is a pretty good chance that someone close to you has. Childhood cancer is a bit rarer, but still far too …

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Fun Family Fitness Ideas for the Fall|OurFamilyWorld

Fun Family Fitness Ideas for the Fall

Get ready to celebrate cooler temps with some fun family fitness ideas for the fall! The season brings a drop in temperatures as the winter season is right around the corner. No longer do you have to worry about sweltering temperatures giving you excuses not to get outside and exercise! Family fitness is very important …

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Fun Family Fitness Classes

Fun Family Fitness Classes to Take Together

  Fun family fitness classes are a great way to help keep your family active! Trying to stay in shape is not an easy thing with today’s busy world. What seems like a relatively simple thing often becomes quite difficult when life starts happening. One effective approach to guarantee you get your workouts in is …

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Absolute Coolest Bicycle Accessories for Kids

Looking for the coolest bicycle accessories for kids? Check these out! Have you pulled the bikes out of the garage yet this summer? With the beautiful warm weather comes bike rides, and each summer children look forward to… getting a new bike… even if they don’t need one. It drives me crazy when my child …

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Biking Safety tips for Helmets

What You Did NOT Know About Helmet Biking Safety

Outdoor biking safety is important year round, but especially during the warmer months when kids are more active.  Riding tricycles and bikes is as much a part of summer as ice cream and running through the sprinkler. It’s our responsibility as parents to protect our children from unnecessary injury by following proper biking safety, especially …

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Gluten Sensitivity

Gluten Sensitivity May Be In Your Head!

Gluten free or “GF” is all the rage right now. Gluten is a protein that can be found in grains such as wheat and barley, as well as being used as a meat substitute. It used to be that only people with celiac disease (about 1 million Americans suffer from this auto-immune disorder) suffered from …

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Tips to Make Family Fitness Fun

Make Family Fitness Fun & Get Healthy Together!

  You can make family fitness fun by adding or changing a few elements of your routine. If fitness isn’t enjoyable then your children won’t make a habit of it. There may be some forms of fitness you all enjoy just for the sake of the activity itself. Other types may not be so enjoyable. …

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Family Fitness Ideas

Fun Family Fitness Ideas to Help You Get Healthy Together!

  It’s important to make family fitness fun. A boring jog that no one wants to do isn’t exactly going to make your kids excited about getting fit. Keep in mind that when it comes to fitness it is more than just being active. It’s a mindset and a whole new lifestyle. Take a look …

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Family Hiking Essentials for a Safe Day on the Trails #DollarGeneral

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. Hiking is one of my favorite family fitness activities. As a kid, I spent hours roaming the woods in my development. When I was a teenager, we moved to the suburbs. While we had trees, we didn’t have the thick forests that …

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Best Summer Sports Ideas for Family Fitness Fun

Best Summer Sports Ideas for Family Fitness Fun

  One of the best ways to spend time together as a family is to get active together. Nothing brings you closer than fun family fitness activities and getting healthy together. Summer sports are a natural way of doing just that. If you and your family are stuck in the “couch potato blues” from over …

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Safe Summer Family Fitness Tips

Safe Summer Fun Family Fitness Tips & Homemade Sports Drink Recipe

  When spring makes it presence known the whole family heads to the outdoors. Even on rainy days you can’t help but step outside for that fresh Spring air. Yard chores suddenly are fun. Exercise seems to happen naturally and in general, the whole world seems to come to life…. Then the heat of summer …

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Best Biking Gear for Families

Best Biking Gear for Families: Stay Safe on the Road & Trails!

This biking gear for families post contains affiliate links. We only share products that we love! Riding bikes together as a family is a great way to encourage and demonstrate a love of exercise and the outdoors. It can be a bonding experience that builds lasting memories and inspires a lifelong love of bike riding. …

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Biking Safety Tips for Family Fitness Fun

Family Fitness: Biking Safety Tips

One of our favorite ways to sneak in plenty of family fitness in spring and summer activities is biking. It is a fun activity as we have lots of bike paths and parks in our area. However biking can be dangerous and we need to follow some biking safety rules in order to have a …

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Get outdoors for fun family fitness activities

Tips for Getting Back Outside for Fun Family Fitness Activities

This Fun Family Fitness post is brought to you by Church & Dwight. All opinions are ours. Although it may still be chilly outside in many places, spring is here. Summer is just around the corner! That means it’s time to get outside for some fun family fitness activities. I don’t know about you, but …

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Family Fitness and Winter Olympics: Activities Inspired by Olympic Events

Have your kids been hopping on their sled lately and pretending they’re participating in a luge event? Or emulating their favourite Olympic figure skater? Winter can be a tough time to keep kids active and healthy. Now that you’re no longer glued to the TV to watch, take advantage of this opportunity for family fitness …

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Michael Schumacher

Doctors Aren’t Giving up on Michael Schumacher & I’m Not Giving Up Skiing

Rumors were flying around the internet this week about doctors giving up on trying to bring Michael Schumacher out of his coma. The 45-year-old  F1 Racing legend suffered a terrible life-threatening accident while skiing with his son in France about two months ago. Michael Schumacher hit his head on a boulder when he lost control after running …

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25 Fun Winter Outdoor Activities for Families

25 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities for Families Made Easy with Club House

Living in Canada, you really have two choices when it comes to winter. You can either embrace it or hibernate until spring. It can get downright frigid-cold. It WILL get snowy.

What to wear skiing

What to Wear Skiing Beyond Skis, Helmets and Poles

Wondering what to wear skiing beyond the basics? Check out this list of gear to keep you comfortable on the slopes. This post contains affiliate links. The first year we started skiing- the year I got over my fear of skiing– we put on our regular winter clothes, snow pants and regular ski gloves! After …

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Tame your skiing fear

5 Tips to Tame Your Skiing Fear: I Did It, So Can You!

Are you ready to conquer your skiing fear once and for all? Believe me, if I could do it, you can too! Check out my tips to help! Three years ago, I was afraid to go  skiing! I could not even watch ski competitions during the Olympics! It made me sweat!  But my family is …

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Family Fitness Activities

Family Fitness Activities to Beat the Heat

Summer is a great time to work in some fun family fitness activities! The days are longer, the kids are home from school. There are so many opportunities to get active as a family and help combat childhood obesity! Since kids are no longer burning off energy in gym class at school, it’s important to …

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Kraft Celebration Tour

Celebrate Your Community with the Kraft Celebration Tour #KCT

The Kraft Celebration Tour is hitting the road for the 5th year in a row! They’re heading to communities throughout Canada to celebrate the excitement and joys of spending time in your community’s parks, playgrounds and nature trails. Kraft knows how important these areas are to fostering community spirit and creating more active lifestyles. Parks …

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Family Fitness Activities for Spring Featured

Get Ready for Family Fitness Activities in spring

  Spring is the best time to get out and enjoy some great family fitness activities! The weather is just right and you feel full of energy now that those cold winter days are gone. You love the warm weather and longer days that are just right for such exercising activities. It is to enjoy …

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World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day: Dispelling the Myths About Cancer

Today is World Cancer Day, a day set aside to spread knowledge and dispel some of the myths surrounding the disease.   Sadly, just about everyone in the world is touched by cancer in some way. Perhaps you lived through it yourself, Maybe you watched a love one succumb to it. You could even just have …

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Playing Outside in the Winter

Benefits of Playing Outside During the Winter

When it’s cold outside, it can be tempting to gather the whole family by the fireplace and hibernate for the winter. This is fine on days that it’s dangerously frigid out, but if it’s possible to get outdoors, then the benefits of playing outside during the winter far outweigh the drawbacks. So bundle up the …

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4 Tips To get your family active this fall season, #TogetherCounts

Staying active during the summer is easier for our family. Kids are on vacation. There is no homework, no extracurricular activities, the weather is beautiful! We usually go biking or swimming in the outdoor swimming pool. As soon as school starts, things get a little harder! Dinner needs to be ready by 5.30 so we …

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Kid skiing

How ski became our favorite outdoor family activity

I have to admit it: I am afraid of heights, mountains and chair lifts! I was always reluctant to try skiing. I was inventing all sorts of excuses: It is expensive, the kids can get hurt, my friend broke her leg, etc. My husband was desperate. Until one day, my husband told me that he …

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Things to do outside with the kids

Fall is finally upon us. The weather is getting cooler and the leaves are changing colors. Football is on the television and the kids are back in school. Now is a great time to enjoy the great outdoors before it gets too cold to do so. Now what are some things you can do outside …

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Top 10 Most Unhealthy Foods For Your Child

Obesity amongst children is on the rise. Diet and exercise are excellent tools to combat this epidemic. Knowing the top ten unhealthiest foods for your child will prevent issues that are attributed to poor choices in diet. Juice Drinks Fruit juice that is 100% juice is full of vitamin C. The majority of the calories in 100% …

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High Octane Fun

Are you tired of the same familiar family days out? Bored of mediocre woodland walks or unremarkable bike rides? We take a look at a range of inspiring adrenaline-fuelled activities that all ages can enjoy guaranteed to get pulses racing and promising an unforgettable adventure for parents kids and teens alike. Make Tracks Discover the …

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Exercise for Children Has Many Added Benefits Other than Weight Control

There are many benefits for children when they exercise besides weight control.
A few of them are increased self-esteem and stronger bones and muscles.

Do Your Children Know These Ten Traditional Games?

According to ChildWise research today’s children spend six hours per day in front of computer or TV. When you get out sleep time and time in school, it means they spend nearly all of their free time this way. This is not good. As much as it’s useful to browse the internet and use the …

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Geocaching With Kids For Fitness And Health

One of the hardest parts of about having young kids is balancing their needs for your time, attention and affection against finding time to stay fit and healthy.  Many people choose to deal with this challenge my taking them along to the gym, and putting them in childcare while they do their workout.  Though it …

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A Dancing Family Is Happy and Healthier

Is your family a dancing family. If not, start today. There are many routines and programs that will benefit all ages in the family. Dance and dance/exercise are great ways for the family to enjoy each other’s company while getting the benefits of a workout.

Backyard Summer Fun for the Family

Finding Bugs by Juhan Sonin How do you throw a summer barbecue with kids running around and the hot sun beating down on you, while keeping it budget-friendly and under control? It might take a little magic! Dress up the spread with ripe, local summer fruits and keep the kids cool and entertained with some fun …

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Teach Your Kids How to Fish

Nothing beats a day on the water, floating amongst the gentle fish and other lake-dwelling creatures. What could make this day better is including your child in with your fun. But don’t bring the youngster out so quickly; there are steps that should be taken to teach your child about the joys of fishing. – Patience:First …

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How to Have a Fun Camping Weekend

Most family activities are scattered across the board. The children are involved in different sports and school activities. But there is one activity that can draw everyone together, and that is the family camping trip. Your children may resist the idea of a family camping trip, but you can win them over by involving them in …

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Splish Splash Summer Water Fun

What is your favorite way to keep cool? Mine has always involved water. It is also a great way to involve the whole family in some outside fun. Water Silhouettes– have one person stand against your garage or privacy fence. With the sprayer set on mist, outline their body. When they step away their silhouette will remain. …

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Indoor Activities: What to Do When You Can’t Head Outdoors

When it gets too cold. too hot, or too rainy, a family outdoor activity is just not a consideration. It’s time to think about indoor activities…but what activity to pick? It can easily get complicated especially if the age difference between your kids is substantial. You may want to pick places with indoor activities using …

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