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Five Tips to Build Family Fitness Habits

December 15th, 2016 by

Make your fitness resolution stick by involving the whole family! A commitment to fitness helps build a stronger, healthier family unit — with benefits for every aspect of life:  not just for your physical health, but also for your emotional, social, and mental well-being, too.  Being fit can lead to:

  • A healthier body … with better resistance to common sniffles and “bugs” and with less risk for life-changing health issues, such as heart disease, some cancers, diabetes and osteoporosis.
  • More physical energy, physical strength and endurance … to do what’s important to you and your family, to protect yourselves in emergencies and to learn and be more productive at school and at work.
  • Looking and feeling your personal best … which builds self-esteem and self-confidence (something valued for adults and kids).
  • A sense of well-being … which encourages a positive outlook and stamina to handle the daily stresses, challenges and ups and downs of your busy lives.
  • Positive interactions with family and friends … which adds fun and a better quality of life.

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Easy and Healthier Camp Lunches – Part 2

June 8th, 2015 by

School’s out for the summer, but for many moms it just means more lunches to make for camp. Depending on the camp, they may require all recyclable, disposable packaging, all reusable or somewhere in between. Here are some quick tips to make packing easier, but still nutritious! …

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Easy and Healthier Camp Lunches – Part 1

June 8th, 2015 by

School’s out for the summer, but for many moms it just means more lunches to make for camp. Without the ability to tap in to the school’s cafeteria, moms may have to get a bit creative in the summer. Here are some great tips to make lunch a little bit healthier. Plus, you may find some of the tips are great year round! Whether the camp is just for a week or all summer long, getting lunches together can be quick, easy and kid-pleasing.

What to pack!?

A mom knows best what her kids like, but sometimes its fun to mix things up! Use this opportunity to introduce some healthier, non-prepackaged options that they aren’t served at school or that you haven’t packed in a school lunch. Here’s a list of interesting options that may spark their interest in healthier foods – without sacrificing fun and flavor! …

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