Category Archive for 'Family Exercise'

Easy Family Exercise

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

Working out as a family is a generally good idea. It teaches the kids to build good fitness habits and can be very encouraging for the parents. It’s also a lot of fun. Going to the park I don’t mean for the parents to sit and watch while the kids play. Pushing kids on the […]

Healthy and Active Gifts for Kids

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Like most parents, I feel like my kids have far too many toys. It’s a very normal reaction, I think. Kids get toys from so many sources, and often have more than they can reasonably play with. But I have one rule I tell people when they ask me. If it’s a toy that encourages […]

Take a Child Outside Week

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

I meant to mention this the other day, but it’s currently Take a Child Outside Week. It’s an internation program aimed at encouraging parents to get their children to play outside. There are a lot of great reasons to do this. Playing outside does more than just fight obesity, although that is one of the […]

Helping Your Kids in Sports

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

Lots of kids love to play sports, but it can be hard to explain to them some of the basic skills involved, much less the more difficult skills. This is where a site such as Play Sports TV and its instructional guide for sports could come in handy. I took a look at the section […]