Mom and Baby on the Dance Floor

Dancing with baby number three, this high school dance instructor from Napa California has been dancing through all her pregnancies, and why not? It’s an excellent and fun way to exercise. Credit: Christina Little/ ViralHog – Contact use@viralhog.com to use or license this video Featured image courtesy of Pixabay

KID Power

What does malnutrition and inactivity have in common? One in four American kids are considered inactive, and one in four of kids worldwide are suffering from malnutrition. UNICEF, with the help of a few corporate sponsors, have figured out a way to help both groups. The UNICEF Kid Power band gives kids the chance to…

NIH study finds interrupting sitting with short walks lowers blood sugar, insulin and blood fats

“Children who interrupted periods of sitting with three minutes of moderate-intensity walking every half hour had lower levels of blood glucose and insulin, compared to periods when they remained seated for three hours. Moreover, on the day they walked, the children did not eat any more at lunch than on the day they remained sedentary.”…

Learning to Swim

Every child should learn to swim. Do it yourself or sign up your child for lessons. The YMCA, private companies or your backyard pool are all great places to get started.    ARVE A Quick Overview Get your child use to the water early on in the bathtub.  Get them use to water in their face…

Teach Your kids to Ride

Remember learning to ride a bike? The training wheels you were reluctant to let your parents remove for fear of crashing to the ground?  Well there is a simple method to teach your kids to ride their bike; teach them to balance first. Training wheels may teach kids how to coordinate between steering and peddling, but balance is…

Tick Time!

Do you live in a moist and humid environment near grassy or wooded areas? You may want to protect yourself against ticks this season. Ticks seek out heat, and for this reason you should dress in light loose fitting clothes and try to walk in the middle of an open trail. Outdoor adventurers in the New…