Valentines Day for Kids

Valentines Day for Kids Kids adore Valentine's Day and there are plenty of fun things moms and dads can do to make the holiday special. Here are 10 Cupid-approved ideas that are easy, affordable and sure to make valentines day for kids more awesome: 1. Heart pizza...

Circuit workouts for kids

You've probably heard of circuit training for adults – a series of physical activities that often includes aerobics and body conditioning. What you probably haven't heard is that circuit workouts for kids is a wonderful way to disguise exercise and burn off that extra energy. Bonus: mom and dad can...

Simple Breakfast On-The-Go

Your mother was right: breakfast is the most important meal of the day for the whole family. When you "break" your "fast," you give your body and brain the fuel necessary to start a new day on a high note; but time isn't always on...

Do my kids get enough exercise?

Do you feel like you or your kids get enough exercise? Between caring for a toddler and an infant and working, it's difficult to find "me-moments" in the day for an exercise routine. I know my 2-year-old doesn't have this problem; his play time provides...

Strength Training for Kids

A few months back, a photo made the rounds on the Internet. It featured a young boy showing off his toned, plumped-up arms and six-pack for the camera. He looked more like an adult bodybuilder than an elementary school student. He couldn't have been more...

5 best websites for easy meals for school

  As mom to a newborn and a toddler, I completely understand how time-pressed parents are these days. Nutrition has always been a priority in my family, but it can sometimes feel like a struggle dealing with an increasingly independent child whose taste preferences seem to...

What is Childhood Obesity?

I guess that cartoon really says it all….what is childhood obesity?  And more importantly, how can we help our kids not experience it?   How do we keep kids engaged and active?  How to we keep them outside and moving?    Getting kids moving, active and outside...

Blackboard Bottle Craft

You know those yummy coffee drinks you can buy at the market?  The ones that come in glass bottles shaped like old fashioned milk bottles?  I’ve always felt somewhat guilty throwing them away even if they can be recycled.  They just seem so...