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Less Screen Time, More Play

Screen time refers to any time spent in front of a screen—this includes televisions, computers, tablets, and phones. The current screen time guidelines for children are no more than two hours per day for children two and over, and no screen time for children two and under. While children are […]

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Is a Gym Membership Right for You?

Joining a gym can be a great way to get the motivation you need to be more physically active, and also provide you with a support system that can help to achieve your fitness goals. Consider a few factors listed below to help you determine if a gym membership is […]

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Improving Your Child’s Gross Motor Skills

“Gross motor skills” are coordinated movement of large muscle groups. It is beneficial for children to have both unstructured opportunities and planned activities in order to develop these skills. Use the following ideas in order to enhance your child’s gross motor development: Obstacle Courses: For an exciting activity that is […]