When you become a parent, I think you magically develop certain super powers. Extra-sensitive hearing, for example. The ability to fit 10 days worth of kids clothes in an overnight bag. The reflexes to catch a tipped cup of juice before it hits the carpet.
You’re out jogging when you hear the sickly groan of an undead creature. Your heart races and you quicken your pace. Your neighborhood is a post-apocalyptic wasteland with danger around every corner.
If you ask any parent what is more important to them, their child or their smartphone, the answer would be automatic. We love our children so deeply that to even ask a question like that is ridiculous and laughable.
Has your family used any of the lines below to justify not walking to school? If so, challenge yourself to come up with a work-able, walk-able solution.
As we learned in the 2016 Report Card, it’s time to sound the alarm on kids’ inactivity. We are starting to understand that exercise is not just something kids do (
Last updated: December 12, 2016
Kids who are tired out from running around sleep better, and those who have slept well have more energy to run around.26, 27 And society is starting to pay attention to the fact that the reverse is also true and troubling: kids aren’t moving enough to be tired, and they may…
When it comes to the health and happiness of your child, every hour matters. For optimal health, each day needs to be filled with the right amounts of sweating, stepping, sleeping, and sitting.
Benefits & Guidelines - Youth 5-17