A vegetarian diet, even for kids? Yes!!

We’ve grown so accustomed as a society, to enjoying meat that many of us have forgotten, our bodies LOVE fruits and vegetables!  We can thrive on these foods with other sources of protein too.  That’s a hard thing to remember when faced with a juicy cheeseburger, but in the long run, we’ll be doing ourselves…

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Teens – body image and self-esteem, very real concerns

Remember what it was like to be 14, 15, 16?  Hoping you looked half as cool, gorgeous, desirable as you wanted?  If you have, or know teenagers, you know that body image and self-esteem are very present issues.  Even children younger than pre-teens can engage in negative self-talk about their own body image.  As I’ve…

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Kids and strength training

We are always looking for ideas about how to get our kids to move, exercise, just generally be fit!  School sports, community sports, fitness classes like yoga, Zumba, and more are all excellent ways to get children to exercise, strength training isn’t just for adults, it’s for kids too!  Strength training can be a fun…

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