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Does Your Child Have Enough Time for School Lunch?

Does Your Child Have Enough Time for School Lunch?

Why Rushing Lunch is Not Good for Our Kids School lunch. If you are one of the millions of parents who send their kids to school each day, you probably know by rote the hot lunch schedule or the favorites your child wants in her cold lunch box. But do you really know how much […]

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Help Kids Lose Weight by Cutting History Class

Help Kids Lose Weight by Cutting History Class

The peculiar supposition that some suggest   I recently stumbled across an article and opinion online that has ignited a firestorm in my home and in the minds of several of my friends. The premise for this article is that American children are obese and that one of the most effective ways we might combat […]

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Avoid These 7 Bedtime Mistakes with Your Kids

Avoid These 7 Bedtime Mistakes with Your Kids

The Importance of Sleep for Our Kids Quality sleep is one of the most beneficial things a person can experience, but any parent knows that peaceful nights are not always guaranteed or easy to find. Young children and even teenagers can easily get out of sync if their bodies aren’t getting the rest they need, […]

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Why You Should Feed Your Children Junk Food

Why You Should Feed Your Children Junk Food

Childhood obesity is on the rise and as dangerous to the future health of our children as ever, but research shows that simply taking away junk food is not the answer. Parents who heavily restrict the types of foods their kids eat are at risk for raising kids who develop eating disorders and are actually […]

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8 Ways to Get Kids to Exercise More

8 Ways to Get Kids to Exercise More

There is no way around it – children today are at more risk for obesity and sedate lifestyles than ever before. The CDC now has Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans that basically state that kids need at least 1 hour of physical activity each day, combining aerobic, muscle, and bone strengthening exercises. There are ways, […]

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Childhoods Cut Short as Early Puberty Rises

Childhoods Cut Short as Early Puberty Rises

In a world where our children seem to turn into mini-adults in the blink of an eye, the last thing parents want to worry about are the real risks posed as girls start puberty at ever younger ages. They are literally running out of time to be children. As the mother of a teenage daughter […]

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Will Your Child Be Obese?

Will Your Child Be Obese?

I had an interesting thought the other day bout how I might be programming my children for Obesity. I was actually mapping out a plan of things I should change in my own life to drop about 20 lbs and was specifically looking at my habit of eating more than I need. Over the years […]

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