The Easiest Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The Easiest Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years. Learn the simple steps that can help prevent it. The most recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, found that nearly 20 percent of children were obese. Read that again. Not just overweight, but obese. This means that for children their age and height, they rank in the top 95th percentile or above. A staggering statistic when compared to results of previous generations.

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Why is Outdoor Play So Important

The Importance of Outdoor Play

Outdoor play and nature activities are good for kids. But dragging them away from TV, computer and video game screens long enough to enjoy the great outdoors is a parent’s challenge.

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New Toys of the Market for Spring 2019

New Toys – Spring 2019

In February, my husband and I had the chance to attend the New York City Toy Fair for 2019. We had a great time and saw a TON of new, exciting products that will be released over this next year. Some, you will have to wait to hear about but some are listed below that have just recently hit the market!!

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Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation

Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation

Planning a great vacation is one of the most fun tasks you will ever undertake. Vacations are a time to have fun, relax and enjoy yourself. Sometimes, vacations can even be learning experiences. The best vacations involve both learning experiences and relaxation. There are still a few issues that you may run into when you are planning your vacation, but as long as you can overcome any issues that may arise, you will have a truly wonderful vacation.

Heading out last year on a family vacation

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Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas Under $20

Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas

All Under $20

Candy is the typical go-to for filling up your child’s Easter Basket. Stop for a moment and think about what is in store for you if you fill up a basket with nothing but candy… cavities, hyped up kids, irritable children, and a big mess! Not that candy inside your child’s Easter basket is a mistake but let’s think a little outside the box and find other items that you can add into their baskets this year!

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