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Tips for Juggling Children’s Sports & Activities

Tips for Juggling Children’s Sports & Activities

I’ve long believed in the saying “It takes a village” when it comes to raising children. In fact, to this day you will hear me reflect on my time at a Bright Horizons child care center. They ...

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Healthy Sport Snacks for Kids

Healthy Sport Snacks for Kids

“You should have some apples with peanut butter. Let me make that for you.” These words from my husband are commonplace these days now that soccer season has begun. As the coach, he’s been taking ...

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Boston Marathon Traditions in a Small Town

Boston Marathon Traditions in a Small Town

“Jambo Bwana” has been sung throughout my house on countless occasions during the last few weeks. In Swahili, Jambo Bwana means “Hello Mister” and is the title of a popular Kenyan pop song. My 8 year ...

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Tips for Exercising During Pregnancy

Tips for Exercising During Pregnancy

I’ve always been an active person. Whether it was sports or dance growing up, doing my own routine at the gym or my group fitness obsession of Pure Barre over the past two years, I’ve ...

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Healthy Lifestyle Changes for Our Busy Working Family

Healthy Lifestyle Changes for Our Busy Working Family

We’re trying to get healthier in our household. My husband and I need it badly. My daughter needs it moderately. And only my 3-year-old leads a completely healthy lifestyle with good results and no extra ...

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Kids Sports & Activities: When Is It Too Much?

Kids Sports & Activities: When Is It Too Much?

Prior to having children, I swore I would not be a parent who overscheduled her children with sports, activities, and jam-packed days. I harbored the opinion that today’s youths are too busy and pushed into sports ...

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Mini Golfing with Kids for the First Time

Mini Golfing with Kids for the First Time

Now that our kids are 7 and 5 years old, my husband and I decided we’d attempt to take them mini golfing during our summer vacation. A few days before vacation, I shared our plans with ...

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Involving Kids in Family Fitness Activities

Involving Kids in Family Fitness Activities

Before my husband and I had our daughter, most of our relationship was built around fitness. We ran together, went to the gym together, biked together, played tennis together…I think you get what I mean. ...

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Youth Sports and Activities: What’s With All The Snacks?

Youth Sports and Activities: What’s With All The Snacks?

Ben just started playing t-ball. He loves it and wants to practice out in the yard every night. Sunday is his first real game, and we just got an email from the coach with the ...

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Introducing Kids to Skiing

Introducing Kids to Skiing

It was early 2006 when I took my last run down the slopes. By the end of 2006, we had welcomed our baby girl into the family and with it I gave up skiing for ...

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