Health and Fitness

Tips and activities designed to help children make healthy food, fitness and hygiene choices.

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De-stress with Kid-Friendly Yoga
12/18/2019

Your child leads a stressful life. Hey, now – stop laughing! It’s true. Maybe the pressures on them don’t reach the level of a Fortune 500 CEO, a leader of one of the world’s nations or a mother of three, but to a kid, life is so hard. Left unchecked,…

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Kiddie Academy Prioritizes Health and Fitness
01/16/2019

As parents, we all want our children to be healthy and fit. But we live in a nation where all of us – children and adults – are tempted daily by fast food, sugary and salty snacks, and the lure of computers, television and video games. The statistics on childhood…

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Surviving the Holidays with Self-Care
12/05/2018

No matter what you celebrate, the holidays are supposed to be the happiest times of the year. Times for family and reflection. Times for gift giving and being thankful for all you have. But they can also be overwhelming times for already-busy parents. There are parties and pageants, travel and…

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7 Helpful Tips for Planning Healthy Family Meals
11/07/2018

Feeding your family healthy meals at home offers many benefits. Not only can you avoid the unnecessary calories and fat typically found in restaurant meals and fast food, but it can also potentially help you save money. At Kiddie Academy, meal time means more than nourishment for your child. In…

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How to Encourage a Picky Eater…and Avoid Mealtime Battles
07/24/2018

Does your child push more food around on their plate than they put in their mouth? Do they only want to eat the same thing, day after day? If so, you're not alone. Picky eaters can be frustrating but are all too common, especially when it comes to young children.…

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